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THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: International Law

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At Geneva, home town of the League of Nations, met 16 eminent world jurists, representing many judicial systems and institutes, to draw up a provisional list of subjects in International Law which would pro-mote peaceful international understanding. From a legal point of view, the meeting represents the most ambitious attempt known to control international disputes.

The list, when completed, is to go to all Governments for comment, on the receipt of which a report is to be made by the committee to the Council of the League, which will then call an international conference to deal with concrete problems raised.

The committee, which was expected to sit for two weeks, was under the presidency of ex-Premier Hammarskjoeld of Sweden. George Woodward Wickersham, onetime (1909-13) Attorney General of the U. S., was one of the members.

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