Professor Francis Anthony Boyle

University of Illinois, College of Law

Qualifications as an Expert on International Law


Doctor of Law (1976) from Harvard Law School. Master's Degree (1978) and Ph.D. (1983) from Harvard University, in political science specializing in international relations and international politics.

Author of Defending Civil Resistance Under International Law, The Future of International Law and American Foreign Policy, World Politics and International Law, and other books, as well as major articles on a range of related international law and human rights issues.

Professional memberships include the American Society of International Law, the American Bar Association, the American Political Science Association, and the Lieber Group on the Laws of War.

Consultant to Amnesty International and American Friends Service Committee.

Assisted the Palestinian people in the declaration and development of their independent nation state.

Currently defending Bosnia-Herzegovina in the International Court of Justice.


See Prof. Boyle's Dec. 28, 1993 Interpretation of U.S. Public Law 103-150, the Apology to Native Hawaiians, for the Restoration of the Independent Nation State of Hawai`i under International Law


Professor Francis Anthony Boyle

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

College of Law

204 Law Building

504 East Pennsylvania Avenue

Champaign, IL 61820


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