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Alfred Thompson Denning

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

Lord Denning (1899–1999)

was the most renowned English judge of the twentieth century. His fame rested on an irresistible combination of qualities. He had a quick forensic and...

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Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1922– )

Egyptian diplomat and politician, Secretary-General of the United Nations 1992–96. He served as Egyptian minister of state for foreign affairs from 1971 to 1991.

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Kim Dae-Jung

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Human Rights and Immigration.

(1924–2009).

President of South Korea, 1998–2003Born in Kwangju, South Cholla province, he studied at the Universities of Konguk, Korea, and Kyunghee. A newspaper editor, he was...

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René Cassin

Overview page. Subjects: International Law — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(5 Oct. 1887–20 Feb. 1976).

French politician Born in south‐western France, he became a professor of law in Lille (1920) and then in Paris (1929). Cassin was a French delegate to...

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Treaty of Nice

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Law.

(2000)

A follow‐up treaty to Maastricht and Amsterdam. It extended Qualified Majority Voting (QMV) in the European Council in two‐fifths of the articles that had required unanimity...

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