Lassa Francis Lawrence Oppenheim

(1858—1919) jurist

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Professor, Freiburg-in-Breisgau 1885–1892, Basle 1892–1895, LSE 1895–1908, Cambridge 1908–1919. The principal works of this exceptional scholar include International Law, Vol. I (Peace) (1905; subsequent editions by others, though retaining Oppenheim's name; to 9th ed. 1996 by Jennings and Watts), Vol. II (War and Neutrality) (1906; 2nd ed. 1912; subsequent editions by others; to 7th ed. 1952 by Lauterpacht); International Incidents for Discussion in Conversation Classes (1909, 2nd ed. 1911); editor, Contributions to International Law and Diplomacy (1911); The Panama Canal Conflict (1919); The League of Nations and its Problems (1919).

From Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: International Law.

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