I. Contributions to the foundations of public international law

Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui, ‘Of the Nature of Man, considered with regard to Right: Of the Understanding, and whatever is relative to this Faculty’ in Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui, Principles of Natural and Politic Law (translated into English by Thomas Nuggent, [1748] Indiana: Liberty Fund, 2006).

Emer De Vattel, ‘Of Treaties Of Alliance, And Other Public Treaties’ in Emer De Vattel, The Law of Nations (Translated by Joseph Chitty, with additional notes and references by Edward D. Ingraham. Philadelphia,T. & J.W. Johnson, Law Booksellers, 1853) pp. 192-212.

Johann Caspar Bluntschli, Das moderne Völkerrecht der civilisirten Staten (Nördlingen, Druck und Verlag der C.H. Beck’schen Buchhandlung, 1872).

Max Huber, ‘On the Place of the Law of Nations in the History of Mankind’ in Symbolae Verzijl: Présentées Au Professeur J.H.W. Verzijl à L’Occasion de son LXX-Ième Anniversaire (Martinus Nijhoff, Law Haye 1958) pp. 190-195.

Island of Las Palmas, 1928 – The concept of territorial Sovereignty

Daniel Thürer, ‘Soft Law – Norms in the Twilight between Law and Politics’ in Daniel Thürer, International law as Progress and Prospect (Dike Verlag Ag, Zurich/ St. Gallen, 2009) pp. 159-178.

Paul Guggenheim, ‘What is Positive International Law’ in George A. Lipsky Law and Politics in the World Community: Essays on Hans Kelsen’s Pure Theory and Related Problems in International Law (University of California Press, Berkley and Los Angeles, 1953) pp. 15-30.

Samantha Besson, ‘Theorizing the Sources of International Law’ in Samantha Besson and John Tasioulas (eds.), The Philosophy of International Law (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2010) pp. 164-185.

II. Treaty Law and General Principles: Protecting Legitimate Expectations

Luzius Wildhaber, ‘Distribution of Powers Between Federal Government and Member Unites’ in Luzius Wildhaber, Treaty-Making Power and Constitution: An International and Comparative Study (Basel and Stuttgart: Helbing and Lichtenhahn, 1971) pp. 254-272.

Jörg Paul Müller, ‘Lehren von Vorrang und Autonomie des Vertragstextes’ in Jörg Paul Müller, Vertrauensschutz im Völkerrecht (Köln and Berlin: Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, 1971) pp. 136-143.

Robert Kolb, ‘Article 2(2)’ in Bruno Simma (ed.), The Charter of the United Nations: A Commentary (3rd ed., Vol.1, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).

III. Towards Constitutionalization

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, ‘Constitutional Functions of Liberal International Trade and Monetary Rules’ in Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, Constitutional Functions and Constitutional Problems of International Economic Law (Fribourg: Fribourg University Press, 1991) pp. 209-221.

Thomas Cottier, and Maya Hertig Randall, ‘The Prospects of 21st Century Constitutionalism’ in A. Von Bogdandy and R. Wolfrum (eds.), Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, Vol. 7, (2003), pp. 261-328.

Anne Peters, ‘Membership in the Global Constitutional Community’ in Jan Klabbers, Anne Peters and Geir Ulfstein, The Constitutionalization of International Law (Oxford University Press 2009) pp. 153-179.

Georges Abi-Saab, ‘Fragmentation or Unification: Some Concluding Remarks’ in ‘The Proliferation of International Courts and Tribunals: Piecing Together the Puzzle’ New York University Journal of International Law and Politics Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 919-933.

IV. Contributions of the Courts

Solothurn c. Aargau: BGE 26 I 444, pp. 450, f

Frigerio: BGE  94 I 669, pp. 678, f

Banque de Crédit international: BGE 98 Ib 385, pp. 387, ff

Belilos v Switzerland (Application No. 10328/83)

BGE 117 Ib 367, pp. 371 ff

Ausschaffungsinitiative (2C_828/2011)

V. Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Henry Dunant, A Memory of Solferino (International Committee of the Red Cross publication 1986 ref. 0361 by Henry Dunant).

Gustave Moynier, ‘Note sur la creation d’une institution judiciaire internationale propre à prévenir et à réprimer les infractions à la convention de Genève’ Bulletin International des Societes de Secours aux Militaires Blesses, Vol. 3, Issue. 11  (1872) pp. 122-131.

Walter Kälin, ‘Conceptualising Climate-Induced Displacement’ in Jane McAdam (ed.), Climate Change and Displacement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2010) pp. 81-103.

Jean Ziegler,  Wir lassen sie verhungern: Die Massenvernichtung in der Dritten Welt (translated by C. Bertelsmann, Verlag, München, 2012).

Nicolas Michel,  ‘La responsabilité de protéger – Une vue d’ensemble assortie d’une perspective suisse’, in: Revue de droit suisse. – Bâle. – Vol. 131(2012). Halbbd. II, no 1, p. 5-109. – Numéro thématique: Le droit suisse face aux défis du droit international.

VI. Neutrality and Conflict

Antoine-Henri Jomini, The Art of War (translated by G.H. Mendell 1862, originally published in french in 1836, published by Arc Manor: Rockville, USA, 2007).

Hans Joachim Morgenthau, ‘Positivism, Functionalism and International Law’ (1940) The American Journal of International Law, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 260-28.

Georges Sauser-Hall, Consultation pour la Banque Nationale Suisse Concernant Les Operations D’Or Avec La Reichsbank (28 March 1946, dodis.ch/2612).

Dietrich Schindler, ‘Fragen des Neutralitätsrechts im Zweiten Weltkrieg’ Unabhängige Expertenkommission Schweiz – Zweiter Weltkrieg – Commission Indépendante d’Experts Suisse – Seconde Guerre Mondiale, Band 18 (2001).

Rudolf Bindschedler,  Der Begriff der Neutralität, Report “Bindschedler   Doktrin” 26 November 1954.

Detlev Vagts, ‘Editorial Comment: Switzerland, International Law and World War II’ (1997) American Society of International Law Vol. 91, No. 3 ,  pp. 466-475.

VII. Recent Developments in Economic and Environmental Law

Petros C. Mavroidis, ‘The Genesis of the GATT Summary’ in Henrik Horn and Petros C. Mavroidis (eds), Legal and Economic Principles of World Trade Law (Cambridge University Press, 2013) pp.1-8.

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes,  ‘Les relations entre organisations régionales et organisations universelles’, Recueil des Cours, Vol. 347 (2011).

Thomas Bernauer, ‘Introduction and Summary’ in Thomas Bernauer, Genes, Trade and Regulation: The Seeds of Conflict in Food Biotechnology (Princeton University Press, 2003) pp. 1-21.

Lucius Caflisch, ‘Assise Théorique Du Droit Des Cours D’Eau Internationaux’ in Règles Générales du droit des cours d’eau internationaux (Martinus Nijhoff, 1989) pp. 48-61.

Mark Pieth, ‘Introduction’ in Mark Pieth, Lucinda A. Low and Nicola Bonucci (eds.), The OECD Convention on Bribery (2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014) pp. 3-56.

Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, ‘Poverty, Obligations, and the International Economic Legal System: What are our duties to the global poor’ in Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer (ed.), Poverty and the International Economic Legal System: Duties to the World’s Poor (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013) pp. 3-15.