Title

The Memory of Justice: The Unexpected Place of Lviv, Ukraine in International Law

Presenter

Philippe Sands

Date of Event

1-12-2011

Description

January 12, 2011 Klatsky Seminar in Human Rights presented by the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Case Western Reserve University School of Law Speaker: Philippe Sands Professor of Law University College of London Philippe Sands discusses the unprecedented contributions of Hersch Lauterpacht, Rafael Lemkin, and Louis Sohn in helping to forge modern international law. Studying and working in eastern Europe in the early 1900s, these three great legal minds together drafted Nuremberg Statute Article 6, the Genocide Convention, and the International Court of Justice Statute.

Lecture Series

Klatsky Seminar in Human Rights

Subject Headings

international criminal law, international criminal justice, Hersch Lauterpacht, Rafael Lemkin, Louis Sohn, international law, Nuremberg Statute Article 6, the Genocide Convention, International Court of Justice Statute, European influences on modern international law, Lviv, Ukraine

Location

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Document Type

Video

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