Philippe Sands is Professor of Law at University College London and a practicing barrister at Matrix Chambers. He has been involved in many important cases, including Pinochet, Congo, Yugoslavia, Rwanda, Iraq, Guantanamo and the Yazadis. His books include Lawless World and Torture Team. He is a frequent contributor to the Financial Times, Guardian, New York Review of Books and Vanity Fair, makes regular appearances on radio and television, and serves on the boards of English PEN and the Hay Festival.
Philippe Sands is the author of books: East West Street: On the Origins of "Genocide" and "Crimes Against Humanity", The Ratline: Love, Lies, and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive, Torture Team: Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values, Lawless World: The Whistle-Blowing Account of How Bush and Blair Are Taking the Law into Their Own Hands, Principles of International Environmental Law, From Nuremberg to The Hague: The Future of International Criminal Justice, Bowett's Law of International Institutions, Principles of International Environmental Law II: Documents in International Environmental Law, Documents in European Community Environmental Law, Principles of International Environmental Law I: Frameworks, Standards, & Implementation