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Spain Bradley, Anna Associate Professor

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  • Anna Spain Bradley is an international legal scholar who has published work addressing the resolution of international disputes and the promotion of peace and security. Her scholarship also investigates connections between law, decisionmaking and neuroscience. Her 2013 article on The U.N. Security Council's Duty to Decide received the American Society of International Law's Francis Lieber Prize. She is currently writing a book addressing how individual choice, understood through the lens of neuroscience, has shaped decisions by international courts and the U.N. Security Council that form international law.

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  • International legal scholar, resolution of international disputes, promotion of peace and security; connections between law, decisionmaking and neuroscience

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Teaching

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  • LAWS 7440 - International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Surveys international human rights both in law and in philosophy, both current and historical. (Spring 2019 UC Boulder)
  • LAWS 8611 - US National Security and Foreign Relations in a Time of Change Explores the legal frameworks influencing the development of national security policy and US foreign policy. Students will be introduced to aplicable US Foreign Relations Law, US National Security Law and International Law and will engage in analysis about current policy approaches to emergy national security threats. (Spring 2019 UC Boulder)
  • LAWS 7440 - International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Surveys international human rights both in law and in philosophy, both current and historical. (Spring 2018 UC Boulder)
  • LAWS 7846 - Independent Legal Research Involves independent study and preparation of a research paper under faculty supervision. Students produce a research paper equivalent to a seminar research paper. a draft is submitted, subjected to critique by the faculty member, and redrafted. Available during or after the fifth semester of law school. Instructor consent required. (Spring 2018 UC Boulder)

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