John E. Noyes
Roger J. Traynor Professor of Law
J.D. University of Virginia
B.A. Amherst College
[magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, history]
Courses Taught: Torts I, Conflict of Laws, International Law, Law of the Sea
Professor Noyes has been on the California Western faculty since 1982 and has also taught international law courses as a visiting professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law, Roger Williams University School of Law, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), and the University of San Diego's Institute on International and Comparative Law (Oxford and Paris programs). During the spring of 2005 he was a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Suffolk University Law School in Boston.
Noyes is active in several international law organizations and is currently Chair of the Executive Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association. He is co-author of one of the leading law school textbooks on international law, and the author of more than 50 book chapters, law review articles, and essays on the international law of the sea, international dispute resolution, and other topics. Noyes is a member of the State Bar of Connecticut, where he practiced law before entering academia.
- Interpreting the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention and Defining Its Terms, in DEFINITIONS FOR THE LAW OF THE SEA CONVENTION: TERMS NOT DEFINED BY THE 1982 CONVENTION 45 (George K. Walker ed., 2012).
- William Howard Taft and the Taft Arbitration Treaties, 56 VILLANOVA L. REV. 535 (2011).
- Cases and Commentary on International Law (West, 4th ed., 2011) (withe Mark W. Janis)
- Unit Self-Defense at Sea: Views from the United States and the International Court of Justice, in THE EXERCISE OF JURISDICTION OVER VESSELS: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELDS OF POLLUTION, FISHERIES, CRIMES AT SEA AND TRAFFICKING OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION 185 (Erik Franckx & Philippe Gautier eds 2011)
- Law of the Sea in a Nutshell (West, 2d ed.,2010) (with Louis B. Sohn, Kristen Juras, and Erik Franckx)
- "Judicial and Arbitral Proceedings and the Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf." 42 VANDERBILT JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL LAW 1211 (2009)
- "Places of Refuge for Ships," 36 DENVER JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND POLICY 135 (2008)
- "U.S. Policy and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea," 39 GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL LAW REVIEW 621 (2007)
- "The Caroline: International Law Limits on Resort to Force," in INTERNATIONAL LAW STORIES (John E. Noyes, Laura A. Dickinson & Mark W. Janis eds., 2007)
- International Law Stories (Foundation Press, 2007) (with Laura A. Dickinson and Mark W. Janis)
- Cases and Materials on the Law of the Sea (Transnational Publishers, 2004) (with Louis B. Sohn)
Complete List of Publications (revised March 2012)
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Concentration in International Law