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Thomas Buergenthal

Slovak born Holocaust survivor, American jurist and judge on the International Court of Justice (b. 1934)

1934   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: , Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law
occupation: jurist, university teacher, lawyer, judge, writer
award received: Manley-O.-Hudson medal, Gruber Prize for Justice, Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, honorary doctorate of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel
position held: Judge of the International Court of Justice

Thomas Buergenthal (born 11 May 1934, in Ľubochňa, Czechoslovakia, today Slovakia) is a renowned international lawyer, scholar, law school dean, and former judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). He resigned his ICJ post as of 6 September 2010 and returned to his position at The George Washington University Law School where he is currently the Lobingier Professor Emeritus of Comparative Law and Jurisprudence.
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A Lucky Child

book by Thomas Buergenthal

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