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Themes and Theories

Rosalyn Higgins


As President of the International Court of Justice, the author of this book is the world’s most senior Judge. This two volume set collects together all of her most important writings as a scholar, a member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, and as Judge and President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). During these years, she has written on a wide range of topics including legal theory, United Nations Law, humanitarian law, the use of force, state immunity and diplomatic immunity, human rights, and natural resources law. As President and Judge of the ICJ, the author has pla ... More

Keywords: International Court of Justice, United Nations Human Rights Committee, legal theory, humanitarian law, use of force, diplomatic immunity, human rights, natural resources law, international law, United Nations

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780198262350
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rosalyn Higgins, author
President, International Court of Justice and formerly Professor of International Law, London School of Economics

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5.17 Dispersal and Coalescence in International Human Rights Law

Chancellor, Vice, Holmström, Mr, Corell, Ambassador, Jacobsson, Professor, Lagregren, Judge and Mrs, 3 October 2007

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