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Part B Issues, Institutions, and Personalities, L

Antonio Cassese

From: The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice

Edited By: Antonio Cassese (Editor-in-Chief)

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 05 December 2020

See Truth and Reconciliation Commissions in Latin America (b. Zółkiew, Poland, 16 Aug. 1897; d. London, 8 May 1960) Lauterpacht was perhaps the most influential international lawyer of the twentieth century. His origins were in Galicia in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He studied law in Vienna (as a disciple of Hans Kelsen) from where he moved to Britain in 1923. His British dissertation Private Law Analogies and Sources in International Law (1927) as well as his important Function of Law in the International Community (1933) were written as criticisms of a...
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