Professor Richard Falk is Albert G. Milbank Professor Emeritus of International Law at Princeton University, the author or co-author of 20 books and the editor or co-editor of another 20 books, political activist on world affairs, member of a number of International Commissions (MacBride Commission, Independent Commission on Kosovo) and formal United Nations roles.

 Professor Falk is also United Nations Special Rapporteur, appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on "the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967”, and has published widely in the fields of international law and international relations.  Amongst these publications are: Legal Order In A Violent World, International Law And Organization; The Six Legal Dimensions of the Vietnam War; In the Name of America- The Conduct of the War in Vietnam by the Armed Forces of the U.S.; The Vietnam War and International Law; A Global Approach to National Policy; Crimes of War: A Legal, Political-Documentary, and Psychological Inquiry into the Responsibility of Leaders, Citizens, and Soldiers for Criminal Acts in Wars; The United Nations and a Just World Order; This Endangered Planet; Regional Politics and World Order; Human Rights and State Sovereignty; International Law: A Contemporary Perspective; The Promise of World Order: Essays in Normative International Relations; Explorations at the Edge of Time: The Prospects for World Order; On Humane Governance: Toward a New Global Politics; Predatory Globalization: A Critique; Human Rights Horizons: The Pursuit of Justice in a Globalizing World; In Pursuit of the Right to Self-Determination: Collected Papers of the First International;America's Imperial Geopolitics; Crimes of War: Iraq; Foundations of Restoration Ecology: The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration (The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration Series); The Costs of War: International Law, the UN, and World Order after Iraq, Achieving Human Rights, International Law and the Third World: Reshaping Justice.

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