VI People in Portrait, 61 Max Huber (1874–1960)
Edited By: Bardo Fassbender, Anne Peters
- World War I to World War II — Since World War II — International law and international relations — Statehood, jurisdiction of states, organs of states
The Swiss lawyer Max Huber was a sociologically oriented theorist of international law as well as a judge and President of the Permanent Court of International Justice. He is also known as an international arbitrator, particularly in the Island of Palmas Case, as a member of the Aaland Commission of the League of Nations, and as president of the International Committee of the Red Cross during the Second World War. His most important theoretical work is a longer essay published in 1910 that is usually cited under the title of the 1928 reprint Die soziologischen...