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John H. Knox

Henry C. Lauerman Professor of International Law
United Nations Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights and the environment

Phone: 336.758.7439
Location: Worrell 3132

Books and Book Chapters

  • The Evolution of Environmental Rights (in progress).
  • Diagonal Environmental Rights, in Universal Human Rights and Extraterritorial Obligations (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010).
  • The Flawed Trail Smelter Procedure, in Transboundary Harms in International Law: Lessons from the Trail Smelter Arbitration (Cambridge University Press, 2006).
  • The International Law of Biodiversity, in Biodiversity: Addressing a Global Issue Locally (Environmental Law Institute, 2005).
  •  Greening NAFTA: The North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation, (Stanford University Press, 2003), co-authored with David L. Markell.


Case Notes and Book Reviews

  • Natural Resources Defense Council v. Environmental Protection Agency, 101 American Journal of International Law 471 (2007).
  • Review of Gary Hufbauer & Jeffrey Schott, NAFTA Revisited, for Global Law Books, available at (posted 2007).
  • The 2005 Activity of the NAFTA Tribunals, 100 American Journal of International Law 429 (2006).
  • The Case of the MIssing Paradigm, 32 Texas International Law Journal 355 (1997) (review of Samuel Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations).