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Manfred Lachs

Manfred H. Lachs (April 21, 1914 Stanislav/Ivano-Frankivs'k, Austrian Galicia - January 14, 1993) was a Polish diplomat and jurist who greatly influenced in the development of international law after World War II. He attended the Cracow Jagiellonian University where he earned a doctorate in Laws (1937). Right after his studies, he started working for the Consular Academy of Vienna and afterwards in the London School of Economics. Lachs was drafted in the army and throughout his military service he was advisor to the Polish government.

A judge of the International Court of Justice for twenty-six years -- and a past President – he served longer than anyone else on the Court. Before his election to the Court in 1966, he played a leading role in the major international legal organs of the United Nations.

Judge Manfred H. Lachs received numerous honors from all over the world, including a Honorary Fellowship at the Institute of Social Studies in 1982. Manfred H. Lachs became a judge on the International Court of Justice, and eventually became one of the longest-serving judges there, working from 1967 until 1993. During his stay as a judge to the International Court, he presided it from 1973 to 1976. After his death, the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot was named in his honor.

Bibliography

Books

Law as a vehicle for change : speeches in honour of Manfred Lachs. by Manfred Lachs; Manfred Lachs Foundation. Dordrecht [etc.] : Nijhoff, 1994.

Evidence in the procedure of the International Court of Justice : role of the Court. Lachs, Manfred / In: Essays in honour of judge Taslim Olawale Elias, vol. 1 / 1992.

Is there a crisis in International Law? by Manfred Lachs. Publisher: [s.l.] : [s.n.], 1990.

Le Monde de la pensée en droit international : théorie et pratique by Manfred Lachs; Gérard Losson Language: French. Paris : Economica, 1989.

United Nations and the International Court of Justice by Manfred Lachs. [New York, N.Y. : s.n. 1986].

Reflections on substance and form of international law by Manfred Lachs; International Studies Institute of the Philippines. Quezon City, Philippines : International Studies Institute of the Philippines, ©1984.

The Development and general trends of international law in our time by Manfred Lachs. The Hague : M. Nijhoff, 1984.

Essays in international law in honour of Judge Manfred Lachs : Études de droit international en l'honneur du juge Manfred Lachs by Manfred Lachs; Jerzy Makarczyk. The Hague ; Lancaster : Nijhoff , 1984.

The teacher in international law : teachings and teaching. by Manfred Lachs. The Hague ; Boston : Nijhoff ; Hingham, MA : Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Boston, 1982.

The teacher in international law : (teachings and teachers) by Manfred Lachs. The Hague ; London : Nijhoff, 1982.

Teachings and teaching of international law by by Manfred Lachs. Leyde : A.W. Sijthoff, 1978.

The law and the peaceful settlement of disputes : lecture delivered on 11 June 1975 by Manfred Lachs. Geneva : United Nations, 1975. The law of outer space. An experience in contemporary law-making by Manfred Lachs. Leiden, Sijthoff, 1972.

The law of outer space by Manfred Lachs. Publisher: 1972.

Problems of the World Court: a member's perspective by Manfred Lachs. New York, New York University, Center for International Studies [1970]. The International law of outer space by Manfred Lachs. Leyde, 1966.

The Polish-German Frontier : Law, life and logic of history by Manfred Lachs. Language: German. Publisher: Warszawa : Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Polish Scientific Publishers, 1965.

La frontière polono-allemande : droit, vie et logique de l'histoire by Manfred Lachs. Language: French. Warsawa : PWN-Editions Scientifiques de Pologne, 1964.

The Polish-German frontier : law, life, and logic of history. by Manfred Lachs Warszawa, PWN, 1964.

La frontiere polono-allemande : droit, vie et logique de l'histoire by Manfred Lachs. Language: French. Publisher: Warszawa : PWN Editions Scientifiques de Pologne, 1964.

Die kollektive Sicherheit, das System der kollektiven Sicherheit und die Fragen der Gewährleistung der Sicherheit der Welt by Manfred Lachs. Publisher: Berlin, Akademie-Verlag, 1956.

The ghetto of Warsaw by Manfred Lachs. Publisher: London [Dugdale Printing Ltd.] 1948.

War crimes, an attempt to define the issues by Manfred Lachs London, Stevens, 1945.

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Articles

Equity in arbitration and in judicial settlement of disputes by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Leiden journal of international law, 6(2) Aug. 1993 : 323-329.

Evidence in the procedure of the International Court of Justice : role of the Court by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Nijhoff, 1992. - p. 265-276.

The Treaty on Principles of the Law of Outer Space, 1961-1992 by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Netherlands international law review. - 39(3) 1992 : 291-302.

Legal framework of an international community by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Emory international law review, 6(2) Fall 1992 : 329-337.

Some reflections on the nationality of judges of the International Court of Justice by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Pace yearbook of international law. - Vol. 4 1992 : 49-68.

Legal framework of an international community by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Emory international law review. - 6(2) Fall 1992 : 329-337

Outer space, the moon and other celestial bodies by Manfred Lachs. Publication: achievements and prospects. - Paris : UNESCO ; Dordrecht, Netherlands : M. Nijhoff, 1991. - p. [959]-974.

Some comments on Ad Hoc Chambers of the International Court of Justice by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Pedone, 1991. - p. [203]-210.

Some thoughts on the work of the International Court of Justice by Manfred Lachs. Publication: aportaciones de organizaciones, tribunales y parlamentos internacionales. - Buenos Aires : Consejo de Estudios Internacionales Avanzados, 1991. - p. [233]-238.

Arbitration and international adjudication by Manfred Lachs. Publication: past and present : a symposium to commemorate the centenary of the birth of professor J.H.W. Verzijl (1888-1987). - Dordrecht, Netherlands ; Boston, Mass. : M. Nijhoff, 1990. - p. 37-61.

Thoughts on the recent jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Emory international law review, 4(1) Spring 1990 : 77-94.

The judiciary and the international civil service : some suggestions by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Festschrift für Ignaz Seidl-Hohenveldern. - Köln [Federal Republic of Germany] : Heymanns, 1988. - p. 301-313.

Jurisdictional organs (organization and procedure) by Manfred Lachs. Publication: M. Nijhoff Publishers, 1988. - p. [146]-165.

A few thoughts on the independence of judges of the International Court of Justice by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Columbia journal of transnational law. - 25(3) 1987 : 593-600.

La diplomatie par les conférences et le droit by Manfred Lachs. Language: French. Publication: Giuffré, 1987. - v. 1, p. [331]-340.

The United Nations and the International Court of Justice by Manfred Lachs. Language: Spanish. Publication: Centro de Estudios Constitucionales ; Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1986. - p. 635-644.

Jessup : memorials and reminiscences by Manfred Lachs; et al. Publication: American journal of international law, 80(4) Oct. 1986 : 896-911.

International law, mediation, and negotiation by Manfred Lachs. Publication: instruments and methods. - New York : Pergamon Press, 1985. - p. 183-195.

Some legal aspects of international economic cooperation by Manfred Lachs. Publication: 1985 : Belgrade). The Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States. - Beograd : Institute of International Politics and Economy : Macroproject the New International Economic Order, 1986. - p. 33-42.

International law and the United Nations by Manfred Lachs. Publication: L'adaptation des structures et méthodes des Nations Unies : colloque, La Haye, 4-6 novembre 1985 = The Adaptation of Structures and Methods at the United Nations : Workshop, The Hague, 4-6 November 1985. p. 39-45.

International law in a multicultural world by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Uppsala, Sweden). The spirit of Uppsala. - West Berlin ; New York : W. de Gruyter, 1984. - p. [193]-199.

Some reflections on the contribution of the International Court of Justice to the development of international law by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Syracuse journal of international law and commerce, 10(2) Fall/Winter 1983 : 239-278.

Proces miedzynarodowy by Manfred Lachs. Language: Polish. Publication: Panstwo i prawo, 37(9) wrzes. 1982 : 14-28.

Environment in the '80s : action or disaster? by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Mazingira, 6(3) 1982 : 44-51.

International law in a multicultural world by Manfred Lachs. Publication: Joint UNITAR-Uppsala University Seminar on International Law and Organization for a New World Order (1981 : Uppsala, Sweden). The spirit of Uppsala. p. [193]-199.

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