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International Law

Subject Librarian

Subject Librarian

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Julie Shen
4 ways to reach me:

Faculty: Please feel free to contact me for any of the following:
  1. a new/updated library guide/video for your class.
  2. a guest lecture about library resources available to support your students in successfully completing a class project.
  3. help in locating a book, an article, or other kinds of information for your research project.

Students Please feel free to contact me for any of the following:
  1. You are struggling with your research topic.
  2. You can't find the right data or information for your project.
  3. You have a question about citation styles or copyright/fair use.
  4. You're planning your life after college and want to research careers in different industries.

I look forward to hearing from you!

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