Louis B. Sohn (1914-2006)
Published online by Cambridge University Press: 27 February 2017
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1 For a fine biographical sketch, see Jo, M. Pasqualucci, Louis Sohn: Grandfather of International Human Rights Law in the United States, 20 Hum. Rts. Q. 924 (1998)Google Scholar.
2 Sohn’s first English–language article, published in 1942, still dealt with conflict–of–laws issues. See Louis, B. Sohn, New Bases for Solution of Conflict of Laws Problems, 55 Harv. L. Rev. 978 (1942)Google Scholar.
4 See Pasqualucci, supra note 1, at 931–32.
5 Kathleen, Teltsch, Harvard Professor the “Guru” of Sea Law Talks, N.Y. Times, July 16, 1977, at 4 Google Scholar.
6 See, e.g., Elliot, L. Richardson, Dispute Settlement Under the Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Flexible and Comprehensive Extension of the Rule of Law to Ocean Space, in Contemporary Issues In International Law: Essays In Honor of Louis B. Sohn 149 (Buergenthal, T. ed., 1984)Google Scholar.
7 Id. at 150.
10 See, e.g., Louis, B. Sohn & Kristen, Gustafson, The Law of The Sea In A Nutshell (1984)Google Scholar.
11 Professor Sohn was associate reporter of the Restatement (Third) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States (1987) and in that capacity was principal author of the chapters “The Law of the Sea” and “The Law of the Environment.” These contributions are found in volume 2 of the Restatement, at pp. 3–98 and 99–143.
12 See, e.g., Louis, B. Sohn, Enforcement of Disarmament Controls with Respect to States Which Have Not Ratified a Disarmament or Arms Control Treaty, 1 Arms Control & Disarmament 99 (1968)Google Scholar; Louis, B. Sohn, Disarmament and an International Force, in Bowett, D. W., United Nations Forces 519 (1964)Google Scholar.
15 See, e.g., Louis, B. Sohn, Basic Documents Of African Regional Organizations (4 vols., 1971–72)Google Scholar.
17 Louis, B. Sohn & Thomas, Buergenthal, International Protection of Human Rights (1973)Google Scholar.
18 See, e.g., Louis, B. Sohn, The Stockholm Declaration on the Human Environment, 14 Harv. Int’l L.J. 423 (1973)Google Scholar; Louis, B. Sohn, The United Nations and the Human Environment: Twenty–second Report, in Building Peace: Reports of The Commission To Study The Organization of Peace, 1939–1972, at 784 (1973)Google Scholar.