International Law and Human Rights by Hersch Lauterpacht

International Law and Human Rights

byHersch Lauterpacht

Paperback | August 19, 2013

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International Law and Human Rights, first published in 1950, is one of the seminal works on international human rights law. Its author, Sir Hersch Lauterpacht, is widely considered to be one of the great international lawyers of the 20th century. It continues to influence those studying andworking in international human rights law today. It includes Professor Lauterpacht's philosophical study of human rights, including the role of the individual within the international legal order; his study of natural law and natural rights; a key analysis of the United Nations Commission on HumanRights; and Professor Lauterpacht's own draft Bill of Human Rights.This republication once again makes this book available to scholars and students in the field. It features a new introduction by Professor Philippe Sands, QC, examining the world in which International Law and Human Rights was originally published and the lasting legacy of this classic work.

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Sir Hersch Lauterpacht was one of the leading international lawyers of the twentieth century. The author of, inter alia, Private Law Sources and Analogies of International Law, the International Law Reports, and one of the editors of Oppenheim's International Law, he was called to the Bar by Gray's Inn and elected to the Whewell Chair...

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Title:International Law and Human RightsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:August 19, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199667829

ISBN - 13:9780199667826

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