J.G. Merrills, is Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Sheffield, and Professor of Public International Law since 1985. Apart from time spent as a visiting lecturer in Canada and New Zealand, he has been at Sheffield since graduating from Oxford. He has written many books and articles in the area of public international law, as well as on international law generally. He was for eight years an alternate member of the UN Sub-Commission for Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities. The late A.H. Robertson was Director of Human Rights, Council of Europe; Professor Associe, University of Paris I and Simon Visiting Professor at the University of Manchester.Merrills, J. G. is the author of 'Human Rights in Europe: A Study of the European Convention on Human Rights (Melland Schill Studies in International Law) - J. G. Merrills' with ISBN 9781929446094 and ISBN 1929446098.