San Diego International Law Journal


Michael Reed

Library of Congress Authority File


Document Type

Book Review


Much valuable scholarly material has been published on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, often referred to simply as “UNCLOS” or “The Constitution for the Oceans.” The focus of that scholarship has usually been on interpreting the Convention’s 320 separate Articles and substantive Annexes. Such sources are, of course, critical to individuals seeking to comply with the law of the sea or sovereigns charged with enforcing it.