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Essays in Honour of M. Cherif Bassiouni

In 2008, fifteen leading experts from around the world contributed scholarly essays about the theory and practice of modern international criminal law with a focus on Professor Bassiouni’s unique legacy. The result was a book entitled The Theory and Practice of International Criminal Law: Essays in Honour of M. Cherif Bassiouni(Brill, 2008), edited by Leila Nadya Sadat & Michael P. Scharf.

Among the contributing authors were Louise Arbour, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; Mahnoush Arsanjani, Chief of the UN Office of Legal Affairs Codification Division; Diane Orentlicher, UN Independent Expert on Combating Impunity; Michael Reisman, former President of the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights; Yves Sandoz, Director for International Law of the International Committee of the Red Cross; William Schabas, Member of the Sierra Leone Truth Commission; Brigitte Stern, Advocate for the Bosnians in the World Court’s Genocide case; and Prince Hassan bin Talal, first President of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court.