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Was the war legal?

A University of Leicester academic has presented the case for the legality of the Iraq war on a public forum.

Professor Malcolm Shaw, the Sir Robert Jennings Professor of International Law at the University has engaged in an on-line debate with Dr Gerry Simpson from the London School of Economics on BBC News. He said that the war could be justified on legal grounds.

The full debate can be accessed via http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/3543079.stm

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Last updated: 10 March 2004 15:00
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