Alfred P. Rubin

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of International Law

  • BA, Columbia University
  • LLB (JD), Columbia University
  • Mlitt, International Law, University of Cambridge

Curriculum Vitae - Alfred P. Rubin

Professional Activities
  • Honorary Vice-President, International Law Association (American branch)
  • Chairman of the Executive Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association (1994-2000)

Research Interests
  • International law
  • historical jurisprudence
  • legal aspects of crisis management
  • law of the sea
• "Legal Responses to Terror: An International Criminal Court?", Harvard International Law Journal (2002)
• "The Kosovo Commission Report (Review Article)", Journal of Conflict and Security Law (2001)
• "Can Disputes Be Resolved by Justice?" Panteion University (Greece) Occasional Research Paper (1999)
• "Challenging the Conventional Wisdom: Another View of the International Criminal Court," Columbia Journal of International Affairs (1999)
• "Crime and Punishment; Law and Morality," The Fletcher Forum (1999)
• "Dayton, Bosnia, and the Limits of Law," The National Interest (1996)
• "Enforcing the Rules of International Law," Harvard International Law Journal (1993)
• "Libya, Lockerbie and the Law," Diplomacy and Statecraft (1993).

• The Law of Piracy (revised 2nd ed.) (1998)
• Ethics and Authority in International Law (1997)
• Piracy, Paramountcy and Protectorates (1974)
• The International Personality of the Malay Peninsula (1974).

• Rubin, Alfred. "Pollution by Analogy: The Trail Smelter Arbitration." In Transboundary Harm in International Law: Lessons from the Trail Smelter Arbitration, eds. Rebecca Bratspies and Russell A. Miller, Cambridge University Press, 2006.
• Rubin, Alfred. "One World?" In Essays in Honor of Gaetano Arangio-Ruiz, 2005.

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The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave
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