James A. Green, Professor of Public International Law, University of Reading
James A. Green is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Reading, where he has been a member of staff since 2006. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Nottingham and, in 2005, was a visiting research scholar at the University of Michigan. His primary research interests are the international law on the use of force, particularly self-defence, and the formation of customary international law.
Foreword, Sir Michael Wood Introduction Part 1: The Origin and Legal Source of the Persistent Objector Rule 1. The History and Emergence of the Persistent Objector Rule 2. The Persistent Objector Rule in Case Law and State Practice Post-1945 Part 2: The Criteria for the Operation of the Persistent Objector Rule 3. The Objection Criterion 4. The Persistence Criterion 5. The Consistency Criterion 6. The Timeliness Criterion Part 3: The Limitations and Role of the Persistent Objector Rule 7. Peremptory Norms and Persistent Objection 8. Maintaining Exemption: 'Fundamental' Norms and Extra Legal Factors 9. The Role and Value of the Persistent Objector Rule Conclusion