Lauterpacht, Sir Hersch

   British jurist. An immigrant from Galicia, Lauterpacht became one of the world’s recognized authorities on international law. He was professor of international law at the University of Cambridge (1938–55), and the British member of the International Court of Justice at The Hague (1955–60). He was knighted in 1956. In addition to major text-books he edited Oppenheim’s International Law, and the International Law Reports.
   He was a keen Zionist, and the first president of the World Union of Jewish Students.

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