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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:
Günther Handl is recognized across the world for his expertise in international law and has taught at law schools in Canada, Europe and Japan as well as in several U.S. locations.

His teaching and research interests include public international law, international environmental law and law of the sea. He has published extensively in U.S. and European journals.

Handl joined the Tulane law faculty in January 1996. He has served as a consultant to various international organizations and governmental agencies, including the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Bank. He was a special adviser in the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Legal Adviser’s Office in 1998. In 2012, he taught at The Hague Academy of International Law Seminar for Advanced Studies in Public and Private International Law for Practitioners and, in 2013, in the United Nations Regional Course in International Law program in Addis Ababa.

He received the 1997 Elisabeth Haub Prize for exceptional accomplishments in international environmental law and is the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook of International Environmental Law. 
 
Professor Handl's CV 

Courses:
Fall 2014 -  Law of the Sea; Public International Law
Spring 2015 - International Environmental Law; International Institutions Seminar 

 


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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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