Louis B. Sohn

Louis B. Sohn

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Louis B. Sohn (1 March 1914 - 7 June 2006) was born in Lwow, in what was then Austria-Hungary, later Poland and now Ukraine. He earned his first law degree at John Casimir University in Lwow in 1939, escaping to the United States two weeks before the Nazi invasion of Poland. He was a longtime scholar of international law and advocate of international institutions. As a protege of Manley O. Hudson, he participated in the San Francisco Conference that established the United Nations, working on the statute of the International Court of Justice. Sohn earned his LL.M. and S.J.D. degrees from Harvard Law School. He was appointed an assistant professor there in 1951, succeeding Hudson to the Bemis Chair in 1961. Upon mandatory retirement from Harvard, Sohn followed his friend Dean Rusk to the University of Georgia School of Law, where he held the Woodruff Chair in International Law until 1991.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135819364
  • 9786135819366