September 20, 2004
Bruno Simma, a member of the International Court of Justice will deliver this year’s Eberhard P. Deutsch Lecture at Tulane Law School. Simma’s lecture is entitled, "The United States in the International Court of Justice: The LaGrand and Avena Cases.”
The Eberhard P. Deutsch Chair of Public International Law was established in 1980 in memory of the late Colonel Eberhard P. Deutsch and his family. Colonel Deutsch was a distinguished alumnus of Tulane Law School with a national reputation in international and military law.
Prior to Judge Simma’s election to the World Court, he was a professor of International Law and European Community Law at the University of Munich as well as a member of the affiliate overseas faculty of the University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan. He also has taught at the University of Siena, The Hague Academy of International Law, and for several years at the Training Centre for Junior Diplomats of the German Foreign Ministry, Bonn.
He is also a member of the Court of Arbitration in Sports of the International Olympic Committee and has acted as counsel, agent or consultant in several cases before the International Court of Justice, the European Commission and the European Court of Human Rights.
Professor Simma’s lecture is free and open to the public. For info call: 865-5920.