James Leslie Brierly



__NOTOC__ James Leslie Brierly (9 September 188120 December 1955) was an English scholar of
international law International law (also known as public international law and the law of nations) is the set of rules, norms, and standards generally recognized as binding between states. It establishes normative guidelines and a common conceptual framework for ...
. James Leslie Brierly was born on 9 September 1881 in
Huddersfield Huddersfield is a market town in the Kirklees district in West Yorkshire, England. It is the administrative centre and largest settlement in the Kirklees district. The town is in the foothills of the Pennines. The River Holme's confluence into ...
to Emily Sykes and Sydney Herbert Brierly. Brierly taught at the
University of Manchester The University of Manchester is a public university, public research university in Manchester, England. The main campus is south of Manchester city centre, Manchester City Centre on Wilmslow Road, Oxford Road. The university owns and operates majo ...
from 1920 and at the
University of Oxford The University of Oxford is a collegiate university, collegiate research university in Oxford, England. There is evidence of teaching as early as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world and the List of oldest universit ...
from 1922 to 1947. He died on 20 December 1955 at his home in Headington.


* ''The Law of Nations'' (1928; 2d edition, 1936; 3d edition, 1942; 4th edition, 1949; 5th edition, 1955; 6th edition, 1963) * ''The Outlook for International Law'' (1944) * ''The Covenant and the Charter'' (1947)


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* 1881 births 1955 deaths English legal scholars People from Huddersfield {{UK-law-bio-stub