Sévane Garibian is assistant professor at the University of Geneva and Lecturer at the University of Neuchâtel, where she teaches Legal Philosophy and International Criminal Law. She was a judge on The Peoples’ Tribunal on Sri Lanka – Session II 7th – 10th December 2013 Bremen, Germany. She is the author of Le crime contre l’humanité au regard des principes fondateurs de l’Etat moderne. Naissance et consécration d’un concept, Schulthess, LGDJ, Bruylant, Geneva, Paris, Bruxels, 2009, and Normas, valores, poderes. Ensayos sobre Positivismo y Derecho internacional (co-author Alberto Puppo).
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