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Description - Sir Ninian Stephen by Tim McCormack

On the occasion of Sir Ninian Stephen's eightieth birthday, Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan wrote that 'Sir Ninian Stephen is one of those rare individuals whose national and international careers are equally distinguished. One of Australia's outstanding jurists, he has made a pioneering contribution to the United Nations sphere, as a judge and in the realm of international legal policy'. Kofi Annan's assessment is surely correct. From the highest offices of public service in Australia, Sir Ninian went on to broad-ranging involvement in international affairs, representing his country with distinction as a universally revered global citizen. After ten years as justice of Australia's High Court (1972-82) and serving as governor-general from 1982 to 1989, Sir Ninian embarked upon a decade of extraordinary international appointments- as Australia's first Ambassador for the Environment; chairing the Northern Ireland Peace Talks; profoundly contributing to the development of international criminal law as foundation Judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and judging the first international criminal trial since the post-World W

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780522851021
ISBN-10: 0522851029
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 161mm x 38mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: The Miegunyah Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 30-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Tim McCormack

Tim McCormack is the Foundation Australian Red Cross Professor of International Humanitarian Law and Foundation Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law at the Melbourne Law School. He acted as amicus curiae on International Law issues for the trial of Slobodan Milosevic in The Hague until the death of the accused in March 2006. Cheryl Saunders AO holds a Personal Chair in Law at the Melbourne Law School and is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. She is also President of the International Association of Constitutional Law and was recently the Arthur Goodhart Visiting Professor of Legal Science at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law.