THE DEFENCE OF OBEDIENCE TO SUPERIOR ORDERS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW, by Yoram Dinstein - 1965
The Defence of Obedience to Superior Orders
by Yoram Dinstein
Published by A.W. Sijthoff. Leiden, Netherlands. 1965.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition with a GOOD DJ.
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- Spine, featuring gilt lettering and design detail, are gently bumped and sunned though remain firm.
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278 pages. 6.5" by 9.75"
In this book an original approach is made to the topical problem of superior orders in the sphere of international law. The defense of obedience to orders has been a major issue in the plethora of war crimes trials that have taken place since the end of the Second World War, and has provoked lively and far-ranging discussion by jurists and laymen alike throughout the world. Here an attempt is made to classify into prevailing doctrines the conflicting views hitherto expressed on the subject in the theory and practice of international law.
Includes a table of cases, bibliography, subject index and name index.
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