Jutta Brunnée


Jutta Brunnée is Professor of Law and Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, with teaching and research interests in the areas of Public International Law and International Environmental Law. Her recent work has focused on international law and international relations theory, compliance with international law, the inter-state use of force, multilateral environmental agreements, and climate change. Her book Legitimacy and Legality in International Law: An Interactional Account (CUP, 2010), co-authored with Stephen Toope, was awarded the American Society of International Law’s 2011 Certificate of Merit for preeminent contribution to creative scholarship. Brunnée serves on the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2013.

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A Constructivist Theory of International Law?

Janina Dill’s Legitimate Targets? International Law, Social Construction and US Bombing (2015) is a rich treatment of challenging terrain. It is difficult to do this excellent book justice by focusing on only some of the many threads that it so skillfully weaves together. Still, I limit my comments to one aspect of the book: the theoretical…

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