John Quigley



President's Club Professor Emeritus of Law


Moritz College of Law


Ohio State University


A scholar in public international law, John Quigley is Professor Emeritus, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University, in Columbus, Ohio, USA. On the issue of the history and status of Jerusalem, he has served as Expert Witness in the Federal Court of Canada, and as a consultant and lecturer at the United Nations and at the Royal Institute for Strategic Studies (U.K.). He has authored articles on Jerusalem in a variety of legal publications. He has also analyzed issues relating to Jerusalem in a number of his books, including The Case for Palestine: An International Law Perspective; The Statehood of Palestine: International Law in the Middle East Conflict; The Six-Day War and Israeli Self-Defense: Questioning the Legal Basis for Preventive War; The International Diplomacy of Israel’s Founders: Deception at the United Nations in the Quest for Palestine; The Legality of a Jewish State: A Century of Debate over Rights in Palestine; and Britain and Its Mandate over Palestine: Legal Chicanery on a World Stage.