The unlawfulness of the Syria strikes

1 May 2018
by: 
Eggett in Law

In response to the (alleged) use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime in the city of Douma, the United Kingdom, United States, and France carried out a number of missile strikes against several government facilities. These strikes clearly violate basic rules of international law.

Eggett

Craig is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge.

 

Craig Eggett is a Lecturer and Researcher in Public International Law. He holds an LL.B. (hons) from Durham Law School (UK), with ERASMUS exchange at K.U.Leuven; and LL.M. (cum laude) in International Laws from Maastricht University, with exchange at the Université Toulouse 1 Capitole.

Prior to coming to Maastricht, Craig worked in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.

 

Courses taught:

  • Public International Law (LL.M.)
  • International Dispute Settlement (LL.M.)
  • International Humanitarian Law (LL.M.)
  • International Law
  • Skills: Legal Research and Reasoning
  • Legal English
  • Moot Court Training

 

Research areas:

  • Sources of International Law, General Principles of Law
  • International Legal Theory
  • International Criminal Law

 

PhD project: "A Conceptual Framework for the Application of General Principles of International Law"

 

Additional Activities:

Maastricht International Law Discussion Group

Moot Court Coaching:

  • Jessup International Law Moot Court
  • Nuremberg International Criminal Law Moot Court