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Günther Handl

The Edward Deutsch Chair in Public International Law
Drjur, 1968, Dipl Dolm, 1969, University of Graz (Austria); LLB, 1973, Cambridge University; JSD, 1978, Yale University

E-mail:  ghandl@tulane.edu
Telephone:  504.862,8825
Office:  Weinmann Hall, Room 355-F

 
 

Biography:

Professor Handl joined the Tulane faculty as holder of an endowed chair in January 1996.  An expert in international law, he has also taught at law schools in Canada, Europe and Japan, as well as elsewhere in the United States.  He is scheduled to teach a course at the 2012 winter session of the Hague Academy of International Law. Professor Handl has published extensively in US and European journals.  He is the recipient of the 1997 Elisabeth Haub Prize for exceptional accomplishments in the field of international environmental law and is the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook of International Environmental Law. He has served as consultant to various international organizations and governmental agencies and, in 1998, was a special adviser in the Legal Adviser's Office of the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  His teaching and research interests include public international law, comparative law, international environmental law, transnational litigation, law of the sea, and the intersection of law, science, and technology.  Professor Handl teaches the basic course in International Law, as well as courses in International Environmental Law and Law of the Sea.  
 
Professor Handl's CV 

Courses:
Fall 2012 -  Law of the Sea; International Environmental Law
Spring 2013 - Public International LawOther courses - Hegemonic vs. Unilateral International Law Seminar; International Organizations;
International Human Rights; Law of International Institutions Seminar 

 


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Articles/Reports Book Chapters Book Reviews Books Unpublished Materials

 
Book Reviews
R. Wolfrum, C. Langenfeld & P. Minnerop, eds., Environmental Liability in International Law - Towards a Coherent Conception, in 16 Review of European Community and International Environmental Law 119 (2007)
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND THE LAW OF WAR: A “FIFTH GENEVA” CONVENTION ON THE ENVIRONMENT IN TIME OF ARMED CONFLICT?, by G. Plant (1992), 42 INT'L & COMP. L.Q. 976 (1993)
UMWELTSCHUTZ IM VÖLKERRECHT UND KOLLISIONSRECHT. BERICHTE DER DEUTSCHEN GESELLSCHAFT FÜR VÖLKERRECHT, HEFT 32, by R. Dolzer et al. (1992), 3 Y.B. INT=L ENVTL. L. 619
DIE GRENZEN DES VÖLKERRECHTLICHEN GEWALTVERBOTS, by D. Schindler and K. Hailbronner (1989), 84 AM. J. INT'L L. 782 (1990)
DIE EUROPÄISCHE MENSCHENRECHTSKONVENTION IN DER RECHTSPRECHUNG DER ÖSTERREICHISCHEN HÖCHSTGERICHTE, by F. Ermacora, M. Novak & H. Tretter eds. (1983), 80 AM. J. INT'L L. 398 (1986)
ÖSTERREICHISCHES HANDBUCH DES VÖLKERRECHTS, by H. Neuhold, W. Hummer & C. Schreuer, eds. (1983), 80 AM. J. INT'L L. 252 (1986)
INTERNATIONAL LAW OF STATE RESPONSIBILITY FOR INJURIES TO ALIENS, by R. Lillich ed. (1983); SYSTEM OF THE LAW OF NATIONS: STATE RESPONSIBILITY, PART I, by I. Brownlie (1983), 18 INT'L LAW. 748 (1984)
FESTSCHRIFT FÜR RUDOLF BINDSCHEDLER ZUM 65. GEBURTSTAG, by E. Diez et al., eds. (1980), 78 AM. J. INT'L L. 678 (1984)
FESTSCHRIFT FÜR HANS-JÜRGEN SCHLOCHAUER ZUM 75. GEBURTSTAG, by I. von Münch ed. (1981), 77 AM. J. INT'L L. 685 (1983)
KERNKRAFTWERK UND STAATSGRENZE, by M. Kloepfer & C. Kohler, 7 NATUR UND RECHT 257 (1982)
DIE IMMERWÄHRENDE NEUTRALITÄT ÖSTERREICHS, by A. Verdross, 74 AM. J. INT'L L. 254 (1980)
POLLUTION, POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW: TANKERS AT SEA, by M. M'Gonigle & M. Zacher, 15 TEX. J. INT'L L. 409 (1980)
LA GIURISPRUDENZA COSTITUZIONALE IN MATERIA INTERNAZIONALE, by V. Starace & C. de Caro, 73 AM. J. INT'L L. 167 (1979)
VON DEUTSCH-SÜDWEST ZU NAMIBIA, WESEN UND WANDLUNGEN DES VÖLKERRECHTLICHEN MANDATA, by M. Silagi, 73 AM. J. INT'L L. 326 (1979)
L'ESERCIZIO NON AUTORIZZATO DEL POTERE STATALE IN TERRITORIO STRANIERO, by F. Pocar, 70 AM. J. INT'L L. 193 (1976)
SCRITTI SULLA QUESTIONE DI TRIESTE, by M. Udina, 21 ÖSTERREICHISCHE ZEITSCHRIFT F. ÖFFENTLICHES RECHT 228 (1971)
DIE VÖLKERRECHTSPERSÖNLICHKEIT UND DIE VÖLKERRECHTSPRAXIS DER BARBARESKENSTAATEN, by A. Mössner, 21 ÖSTERREICHISCHE ZEITSCHRIFT F. ÖFFENTLICHES RECHT 223 (1971)

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