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International Law

This guide contains some brief follow-up information to the "International Law: How It Shapes Your Life" presentation on January 20, 2011 in the University Library, Donald Page and Julie Shen presenters. The content was designed as a general introduction to everyday international law.

Some specific treaties, conventions and agreements were cited and discussed to help attendees grasp the potential effects in their lives had those international agreements never been composed and ratified.

The topics presented included:

  • Niagara Falls
  • World Heritage sites
  • Antarctica
  • Passenger ships
  • Passenger railroads
  • Commercial flights
  • Taxation
  • Wikileaks and extradition
  • Intellectual Property
  • Health

Citations to online sources of the full text of the specific treaties and conventions covered in the presentation are available in the Bibliography tab.

The presentation was reviewed by The Poly Post at: http://www.thepolypost.com/news/international-law-discussed-1.2445650