Compiled in honour of Sir Ninian Stephen's 80th birthday, this book is a collection of essays by Australia's most respected legal, political and diplomatic figures. The essays celebrate Sir Ninian's contribution to Australian public life: the High Court, the International Court of Justice, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, and the International Criminal Tribunal. This unique and beautifully produced commemorative edition is strictly limited - only 300 numbered copies will be published.
Tim McCormack is the Foundation Australian Red Cross Professor of International Humanitarian Law and Foundation Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law at the Melbourne Law School. He acted as amicus curiae on International Law issues for the trial of Slobodan Milosevic in The Hague until the death of the accused in March 2006. Cheryl Saunders AO holds a Personal Chair in Law at the Melbourne Law School and is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. She is also President of the International Association of Constitutional Law and was recently the Arthur Goodhart Visiting Professor of Legal Science at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law.