Sir Hersch Lauterpacht

(1897—1960) international lawyer

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Professor, Cambridge 1937–1965; Consultant to the United Nations on codification; Member, I.L.C. 1951–1955; Judge, I.C.J. 1955–1960. Co-founder (with McNair) of A.D. and sole editor 1935–1960; editor, B.Y.I.L. 1944–1954. Principal works include Private Law Sources and Analogies of International Law (1927); Development of International Law by the Permanent Court of International Justice (1933); The Function of Law in the International Community (1934); An International Bill of the Rights of Man (1945); Recognition in International Law (1948); International Law (1948); International Law and Human Rights (1950); The Development of International Law by the International Court (1958); editor of Oppenheim's International Law, successive editions 1935–1955. His son, Lauterpacht, Sir Elihu has edited International Law: Collected Papers of Sir Hersch Lauterpacht (5 vols., 1970–2004).

From Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: International Law.

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