Blackstone's International Law Documents (13th edition)

Malcolm Evans
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New to this Edition:

  • 1945 Charter of the International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg Charter)
  • 2016 ILC Draft Articles on the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters

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Visit www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/statutes/ for accompanying online resources, including video guides to reading and interpreting statutes, web links, exam tips, and an interactive sample Act of Parliament.


Sir Malcolm Evans KCMG OBE is Professor of Public International Law, University of Bristol. He is a member and Chair of the UN Subcommittee for the Prevention of Torture (the SPT). From 2002 - 2013 he was a member of the OSCE ODIHR Advisory Council on the Freedom of Religion or Belief.

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