International Law: For a Worldwide Judiciary

When armed men are in action in Viet Nam and the Dominican Republic and standing guard on numberless borders (Berlin, Korea, etc.), it would seem an odd time to argue that international law is replacing international force. But Charles S. Rhyne, former president of the American Bar Association, is just that optimistic. Proudly, he points to the "lawyer-to-lawyer" movement that he launched in 1963 with an Athens conference of 1,000 lawyers from 105 countries. Last year he opened the World Peace Through Law Center in Washington, D.C. Now he is planning the first "World Law Day"—as part of a September...

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