By: Michael Wolf
What is International Law?
It is the rules, regulations and laws
that are conducted between
countries and governments
International Court of Justice
International Criminal Court
Organization of Int’l law
Law of the seas (Piracy)
What are some of the laws?
Article 2(4) UN Charter
Bans wars of aggression
Chapter VII UN Charter
Security council may choose to use force to maintain
international peace and security
Humanitarian Law/Geneva Conventions
Crimes against humanity
Crimes against the peace
What is required to make a good international
Strong work ethic
Ability to take large responsibility
What is a typical day?
Depends on the lawyer
Reviewing legality of international acts
Discovering the legality and parameters for foreign
corporations to work in a country
International Law Associations
Maritime Law Association
American Association of
What is the occupational outlook?
Department of State
International Lawyer for a firm
Consultant for corporations
For government/non-profit salary can
range from a modest stipend, to $60K a
Experienced consultant can make up to
$1500/hour for work rendered
What skills do I demonstrate?
I am a hard worker
I enjoy this subject
And am knowledgeable on the subject
Cassase, Antonio. International Law. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford
University Press, 2004.
Gerry Simpson, International Lawyer, London School of