Henkin, Louis

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HENKIN, Louis. American (born Russia), b. 1917. Genres: Civil liberties/Human rights, Law, International relations/Current affairs, Politics/Government. Career: University professor emeritus and special service professor, Columbia University, NYC, 1988- (professor of international law and diplomacy, 1962; Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, 1963-78; Harlan Fiske Stone Professor of Constitutional Law, 1978-79; university professor, 1979-88). Chairman of directorate, Center for Study of Human Rights, 1986- (co-director, 1976-86); Immigration and Refugee Services of America, emeritus, 1998- (vice president, 1995-98); professor of law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, 1957-62. Chief reporter, Restatement of the Law (Third), Foreign Relations Law of the United States, 1980-87. Publications: Arms Control and Inspection in American Law, 1958; The Berlin Crisis and the United Nations, 1959; Law for the Sea's Mineral Resources, 1968; How Nations Behave, 1968; Foreign Affairs and the Constitution, 1972; The Rights of Man Today, 1978; (co-author) Human Rights: France and the United States of America, 1984; (co-author) Human Rights in Contemporary China, 1986; (co-author) Right v. Might: International Law and the Use of Force, 1989; The Age of Rights, 1990; Constitutionalism, Democracy, and Foreign Affairs, 1990; International Law: Politics and Values, 1995. EDITOR/CO-EDITOR: Arms Control, 1961; World Politics and the Jewish Condition, 1973; (with W. Friedman and O. Lissitzyn) Transnational Law in a Changing Society, 1974; International Law: Cases and Materials, 1980, rev. ed., 1993; The International Bill of Rights, 1981; Constitutionalism and Rights, 1989; Foreign Affairs and the U.S. Constitution, 1990. Address: Columbia Law School, 435 W 116th St, New York, NY 10027, U.S.A.