A scholar in the areas of international law and human rights, Professor
Boyle (email@example.com) received a J.D. degree magna cum laude and
A.M. and Ph.D. degrees in political science from Harvard University.
Prior to joining the faculty at the College of Law, he was a teaching
fellow at Harvard and an associate at its Center for International
Affairs. He also practiced tax and international tax with Bingham, Dana
& Gould in Boston.
He has written and lectured extensively in the United States and abroad
on the relationship between international law and politics. His eighth
book, Destroying World Order, was recently published by Clarity Press.
An earlier book, Defending Civil Resistance Under International Law, has
been used successfully in numerous foreign policy protest trials. In the
September 2000 issue of the prestigious The International History
Review, Professor Boyle's Foundations of World Order: The Legalist
Approach to International Relations (1898-1922) was proclaimed as 'a
major contribution to this reinterrogation of the past' and 'required
reading for historians, political scientists, international relations
specialists, and policy-makers.' That book was translated into Korean
and published in Korea in 2003 by Pakyoungsa Press.
As an internationally recognized expert, Professor Boyle serves as
counsel for Bosnia and Herzegovina in Application of the Convention on
the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and
Herzegovina v. Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) currently pending
before the International Court of Justice. He also represents two
associations of citizens within the country and has been instrumental in
developing the indictment against Slobodan Milosevic for committing
genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes in Bosnia and
Professor Boyle is Attorney of Record for the Chechen Republic of
Ichkeria, conducting its legal affairs on a worldwide basis. Over his
career, he has represented national and international bodies including
the Blackfoot Nation (Canada) and the Lakota Nation, as well as numerous
individual death penalty and human rights cases. He has advised numerous
international bodies in the areas of human rights, war crimes and
genocide, nuclear policy, and bio-warfare.
From 1991-92, Professor Boyle served as Legal Advisor to the Palestinian
Delegation to the Middle East Peace Negotiations. He also has served on
the Board of Directors of Amnesty International, as a consultant to the
American Friends Services Committee, and on the Advisory Board for the
Council for Responsible Genetics. He drafted the U.S. domestic
implementing legislation for the Biological Weapons Convention, known as
the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act of 1989, that was approved
unanimously by both Houses of the U.S. Congress and signed into law by
President George H.W. Bush.
Professor Boyle was selected for inclusion in the 2005 Edition of
Marquis' Who's Who in America.
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