Rosalyn Higgins

Barrister, Author

1937 –

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Who is Rosalyn Higgins?

Dame Rosalyn Higgins, DBE, QC is the former President of the International Court of Justice. She was the first female judge elected to the ICJ, and was elected President in 2006. Her term of office expired on 6 February 2009. She was succeeded as President by Judge Hisashi Owada, and Sir Christopher Greenwood was elected in her place as Judge in the International Court of Justice.

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Born
Jun 2, 1937
London
Also known as
  • Judge Rosalyn Higgins
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Yale Law School
Lived in
  • London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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