Abraham Iojrish (b.1920, Voronezh, Russia) ::: Article
Well-known specialist in the field of atomic energy use legal problems, doctor of juridical sciences, professor, senior research officer at the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Author of numerous writings on contemporary scientific researches' law aspects, incl. "Atom and Right" (1969), "Atomic Energy. Legal Problems" (1975), "Legal Problems of Peaceful Use of Atomic Energy" (1979), "Nature, Atom, Human Being" (1979), "Scientific and Technical Progress and New Problems of Law" (1981), "The Soviet Atomic Law" (1986), "International Atomic Law" (1987), "International Regime of Nuclear Energy Safe Development" (1988), "Nuclear Ships (International Legal Problems)" (1989), "Euratom: Legal Problems" (1992), "IAEA: Political and Legal Status" (1992), "Responsibility for the Nuclear Damage" (1993, 1997 the second edition). Published several scientific monographs, among them are the following ones: "Hiroshima" (1979), "A-Bomb" (1990), "What do the Bells Sing about" (1991), "Nuclear Genie" (1994), "Bomb" (2000). In 2001 the publishing house of the United Institute of Nuclear Researches (Dubna, Russia) published the book by A.Iojrish titled "A.Sakharov: Responsibility to Mind", devoted to 80th anniversary of A.Sakharov birthday. The book revealed scientific, political and legal views of the outstanding Russian scientist, one of the leaders of the law protection movement. He has been focusing on legal aspects of gene engineering for years. Articles on the subject published in various home and international editions. Currently works at the Institute of State and Law (ISL) of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) in Moscow.