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UK Fellow, Law, elected in 2000

Professor James Crawford FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Judge, International Court of Justice, The Hague

Past Appointments

  • Challis Professor of International Law, University of Sydney, 1985 - 1992
  • Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge, 1992
  • Judge, International Court of Justice, The Hague, Other Foreign Institutions, 2015


The creation of states in international law 1979

The recognition of Aboriginal customary laws Australian Law Reform Commission 1986

The International Law Commission's articles on state responsibility 2002

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Professor John Hudson

Medieval legal history; medieval historical writing; nineteenth-century scholarship on legal history, especially the work of F W Maitland