International Law: Examples & Explanations begins with an introduction to the main principles of international law and its sources, explains the status of the various actors operative in international law, and analyses international dispute settlement and limits on national jurisdiction. The book then moves on to specific areas of international law. From start to finish this concise paperback offers a succinct but comprehensive overview of public international law. Using the well-established Examples & Explanations format, this newest addition to the series: ;Supplies a solid foundation that students can build on to broaden their understanding of international law ;Clarifies the essential features of international law with easily understood text ;Uses thoughtful examples that present complex questions and issue s that are modeled on real-world situations. ;Provides careful analysis in the explanations that allows students to review materials and test their ability to apply what they have learned ;Offers comprehensive coverage of the core subjects of public international law, including The Law of Treaties, International Criminal Law, International Human Rights, the Law of the Sea, and International Environmental Law International Law: Examples & Explanations is an indispensable resource for students, offering a clear and accessible presentation of international law topics and issues that students often find difficult.