Kunz, Josef Laurenz

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KUNZ, JOSEF LAURENZ (1890–1970)>, international lawyer. Born in Vienna, Kunz lectured in international law at the University of Vienna from 1927–32, when he emigrated to the United States. From 1934, Kunz was professor at the Toledo college of law in Ohio. He lectured at various universities in Europe and America including The Hague Academy of International Law. Kunz wrote numerous books and articles on international law including Die Voelkerrechtliche Option (2 vols., 1925–28), Kriegsrecht und Neutralitaetsrecht (1935), The Mexican Expropriations (1940), and the introduction to Latin-American Legal Philosophy (1948). The Changing Law of Nations (1968) contains Kunz's principal writings on international law.

[Josef J. Lador-Lederer]