Gleider Hernández

About/Bio

Gleider Hernández is Professor of Public International Law at the Catholic University of Leuven and the Open University of the Netherlands. Previously, he was Reader in Public International Law at Durham Law School and Deputy Director of the Durham Global Policy Institute. He is the author of The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function (OUP, 2014) and International Law (OUP, 2019). Gleider took a D.Phil from Wadham College, Oxford, and read for LL.M degrees at Leiden University and BCL and LL.B degrees at McGill University. Prior to his academic career, Gleider served as law clerk at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, and was called to the Barreau du Québec and practised as a barrister at Fasken Martineau LLP. Gleider is a Member of the Board of the European Society of International Law.

Recently Published

Obama’s Counter-Terrorism Speech: A Turning Point or More of the Same?

Gleider I Hernández is Lecturer in Law, University of Durham. The author is grateful to Dr Philippa Webb, Professor Michael Schmitt and Thomas Liefländer for their exchanges of views on this topic. The 2012 revelation that United States President Barack Obama was immersed in the authorisation and execution of targeted drone strikes by the…

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