FAWCETT SIR JAMES EDMUND SANDFORD1913-1991 PRESIDENT OF EUROPEAN COMMISSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Logbook of meetings and issues covered by Sir James Fawcett, Legal Council,IMF, September 1957- November 1959.
  • Annotated file of IMF papers on capital transfers and currency exchanges.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir James Fawcett (1913-1991)

Fawcett was educated at Rugby School and New College, Oxford. He was calledto the Bar in 1938. During World War II (1939-1945) he served in the RoyalNavy. Fawcett was Assistant Legal Adviser to FO, 1945-1950 (to UK Delegationto UN and British Embassy, Washington, 1948-1950); Gen. Counsel, IMF,1955-1960; Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, 1960-1969; Director ofStudies, RIIA, 1969-1973; Professor of International Law, King's College,London, 1976-80, Emeritus Professor 1980. Member, Inst. of Internat. Law,1973-; Chairman, British Institute of Human Rights, 1977-1981. Pres., UKImmigrants Advisory Service, 1985-. His publications include:

  • British Commonwealth in International Law (1963)
  • International Law and the Uses of Outer Space(1968)
  • The Law of Nations(1968)
  • The Application of the European Convention on Human Rights(1969)
  • International Economic Conflicts(1977)
  • Law and Power in International Relations(1981)
  • Outer Space: new perspectives(1984)

Arrangement

Two folders

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