Christopher Blakesley

The Cobeaga Law Firm Professor of Law
William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV

Professor Blakesley joined the Boyd School of Law faculty in 2002. Prior to his arrival here, he held the J.Y. Sanders Chair of International & Comparative Law at the Lousiana State University Law Center. He also has taught in Budapest, Hungary, Salzburg and Innsbruck, Austria, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Paris and Aix-en-Provence, France, and was tenured at the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he taught from 1981-1986. Professor Blakesley received his B.A. and J.D. (Order of the Coif) from the University of Utah and his Doctorate from Columbia University (Dissertation: International Criminal Law). He received an M.A. in International Law and Diplomacy at the Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy. His books include The International Legal System: Cases and Materials (co-authored, Foundation Press 5th Ed. 2001 and earlier editions); Terrorism, Drugs, International Law and the Protection of Human Liberty; Terrorism and Anti-Terrorism: A Normative and Practical Assessment (2006); and Global Perspectives: Criminal Law (co-authored, Thomson West, 2006). Professor Blakesley teaches Public International Law, International Criminal Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Comparative Criminal Law and Procedure, Comparative Law, Family Law, and Comparative Family Law.

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