Sohn, Louis B(runo)

views updated

SOHN, Louis B(runo)

SOHN, Louis B(runo). American (born Poland), b. 1914. Genres: Law, International relations/Current affairs. Career: Distinguished Research Professor, George Washington University Law School, 1992-. Woodruff Professor of International Law, University of Georgia Law School, Athens, 1981-91. Vice-President, American Branch of International Law Association since 1959. Chairman, Commission to Study the Organization of Peace, since 1968. Teaching Fellow, 1946-47, Lecturer on Law, 1947-51, Assistant Professor, 1951-53, John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organization, 1951-81, Professor of Law, 1953-61, and Bemis Professor of International Law, 1961-81, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Counselor on International Law, Dept. of State, Washington, D.C., 1970-71. Publications: (with G. Clark) World Peace through World Law, 1958, 3rd ed. 1966; (with K. Gustafson) The Law of the Sea, 1984; Rights in Conflict: The United Nations and South Africa, 1994. EDITOR: Cases on World Law, 1950; Cases on United Nations Law, 1956, 1967; Basic Documents of African Regional Organizations, 4 vols., 1971-72; (with T. Buergenthal) International Protection of Human Rights, 1973; International Organization and Integration, 1986; (with S. Rosenne) United Nations Convention the Law of the Sea 1982: A Commentary, vol. 5, 1989. Address: George Washington University Law Center, 720 20th St., NW, Washington, DC 20052, U.S.A.