Boyle, Francis A.
Francis A. Boyle is a leading American professor, practitioner
and advocate of international law. He was responsible for drafting
the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act of 1989, the American
implementing legislation for the 1972 Biological Weapons
Convention. He served on the Board of Directors of Amnesty
International (1988-1992), and represented Bosnia-Herzegovina at
the World Court. Professor Boyle teaches international law at the
University of Illinois, Champaign and is author of, inter alia, The
Criminality of Nuclear Deterrence, Defending Civil Resistance Under
International Law, The Future of International Law and American
Foreign Policy, Foundations of World Order: The Legalist Approach
to International Relations 1898-1921. Francis A. Boyle holds a
Doctor of Law Magna Cum Laude as well as a Ph.D. in Political
Science, both from Harvard University.
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