East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity is a profound and vital work that explores how international justice was forged, and the two men, Lauterpacht and Lemkin, who fought to establish the terms ‘crime against humanity’ and ‘genocide’ so firmly in our legal systems. Here, the author Philippe Sands QC, a Professor of Law at University College London and a barrister at Matrix Chambers, discusses the works that inspired his Baillie Gifford Prize longlisted book.
Posted on 1st Feb, 2016 by Sally Campbell
Meet the barrister drawn to defend rogues and rule-breakers who famously defended Lady Chatterley’s Lover and Christine Keeler in the Profumo Affair.
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