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Professors Ní Aoláin and Gross Win Prestigious Book Award

The book, Law in Times of Crisis, written by Professors Fionnuala Ní Aoláin and Oren Gross and published by Cambridge University Press has been awarded the 2007 Certificate of Merit for a preeminent contribution to creative scholarship by the American Society of International Law (ASIL). This distinguished award is granted to one book annually. Professors Ní Aoláin and Gross will be presented the award at a special ceremony at the ASIL Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on March 29, 2007.

Law in Times of Crisis presents a systematic and comprehensive attempt to conceptualize the theory of emergency powers, combining post-September 11 developments with more general theoretical, historical and comparative perspectives. For a full description of the book, go to: http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/

Founded in 1906, the ASIL is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. The mission of its membership is to foster the study of international law and promote and maintain international relations on the basis of law and justice. The society has 4,000 members from approximately 100 nations.

Portrait of Prof. Ní Aoláin
Professor Ní Aoláin
Portrait of Prof. Gross
Professor Gross
Image of cover of book, 'Law in Times of Crisis'