John H. Knox

Wake Forest University - School of Law

P.O. Box 7206

Winston-Salem, NC 27109

United States

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1.

The Ruggie Rules: Applying Human Rights Law to Corporations

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (Radu Mares ed., 2012)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2014
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Human Rights Council, John Ruggie, corporations and human rights

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Climate Change and Human Rights Law

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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climate change, human rights

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Linking Human Rights and Climate Change at the United Nations

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 33, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, climate change, United Nations, UN

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Horizontal Human Rights Law

American Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 16 Sep 2007
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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International law, human rights law

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Climate Change Report

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/31/52
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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United Nations, human rights, environment, climate change

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Human Rights, Environmental Protection, and the Sustainable Development Goals

24 Washington International Law Journal 517 (2015)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Sep 2015
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, environment, sustainable development goals

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Human Rights Principles and Climate Change

Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law (Cinnamon Carlarne, Kevin R. Gray, and Richard Tarasofsky eds., 2015)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Nov 2014
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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climate change, human rights

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The Paris Agreement As a Human Rights Treaty

Human Rights and 21st Century Challenges: Poverty, Conflict, and the Environment (Akande et al. eds., Oxford University Press)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jun 2018
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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climate change, human rights

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Introduction to The Human Right to a Healthy Environment

The Human Right to a Healthy Environment (Cambridge University Press, 2018)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Oct 2018
John H. Knox and Ramin Pejan
Wake Forest University - School of Law and Earthjustice
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human rights, environment

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Diagonal Environmental Rights

UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND EXTRATERRITORIAL OBLIGATIONS, Mark Gibney & Sigrun Skogly, eds., University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 May 2008 Last Revised: 21 May 2013
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Human rights law, international environmental law, extraterritoriality

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A Presumption Against Extrajurisdictionality

American Journal of International Law, July 2010
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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judicial canons, legislative jurisdiction, jurisdiction to prescribe, presumption against extraterritoriality

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The Innovative North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Oct 2003
David L. Markell and John H. Knox
Florida State University - College of Law and Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Framework Principles

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/37/59
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Mar 2018
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, environment, sustainable development

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Report of the Independent Expert on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Mission to Costa Rica

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/25/53 Add. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, environment, Costa Rica, Human Rights Council

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The Flawed Trail Smelter Procedure: The Wrong Tribunal, the Wrong Parties, and the Wrong Law

TRANSBOUNDARY HARMS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW: LESSONS FROM THE TRAIL SMELTER ARBITRATION, Rebecca Bratspies and Russell Miller, eds., 2005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Feb 2005
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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The Neglected Lessons of the NAFTA Environmental Regime

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 May 2010
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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NAFTA, Commission for Environmental Cooperation, U.S. free trade agreements, trade and environment

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The Unpredictable Presumption Against Extraterritoriality

Southwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Presumption Against Extraterritoriality, Securities Law

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Biodiversity Report

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/34/49
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Feb 2017
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, biodiversity, ecosystem services

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Legislative Jurisdiction, Judicial Canons, and International Law

Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 1349127
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 25 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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legislative jurisdiction, jurisdiction to prescribe, presumption against extraterritoriality

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Constructing the Human Right to a Healthy Environment

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Mar 2020
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, environment, United Nations, climate change

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Reclaiming Global Environmental Leadership: Why the United States Should Ratify Ten Pending Environmental Treaties

Center for Progressive Reform White Paper No. 1201
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jun 2012
University of Florida Levin College of Law, City University of New York - School of Law, American University - Washington College of Law, Wake Forest University - School of Law, University of Richmond School of Law and University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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albatrosses and petrels, Antarctic Liability Annex, Basel Convention, Biodiversity Convention, London Dumping Convention, Plant Genetic Resources Treaty, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, Convention on the Law of the Sea

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Environmental Disasters and Human Rights

The Role of International Environmental Law in Reducing Disaster Risk, Jacqueline Peel & David Fisher eds., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, disaster risk reduction, international environmental law

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Evaluating Citizen Petition Procedures: Lessons from an Analysis of the NAFTA Environmental Commission

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 47, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2012
David L. Markell and John H. Knox
Florida State University - College of Law and Wake Forest University - School of Law
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The Boundary Waters Treaty: Ahead of Its Time, and Ours

Wayne Law Review, Vol. 54, 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2009
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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water pollution, international environmental law, transboundary harm

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The Global Pact for the Environment: At the Crossroads of Human Rights and the Environment

Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law (RECIEL) issue 28(1)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2020
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Global Pact for the Environment, human rights, environment

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment

United Nations General Assembly, UN Doc. A/73/188 (2018)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Mar 2019
John H. Knox and David R Boyd
Wake Forest University - School of Law and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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human rights, environment, human right to a healthy environment, Global Pact, General Assembly

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Report of the Independent Expert on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Mapping Report

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/25/53, 2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Oct 2014
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, environment, United Nations, Human Rights Council

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Separated at Birth: The North American Agreements on Labor and the Environment

Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 26, 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 May 2004
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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The United States, Environmental Agreements, and the Political Question Doctrine

North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, Vol. 40, 2015
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Jun 2015
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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treaties, political question, multilateral environmental agreements, climate change, Minamata Convention

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Implementation Report

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/31/53
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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United Nations, human rights, environment

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Report of the Independent Expert on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Compilation of Good Practices

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/28/61
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Apr 2015
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, environment, United Nations

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The United Nations Mandate on Human Rights and the Environment

J May and E Daly eds, Encyclopedia of Human Rights and the Environment (Edward Elgar, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2020
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Human Rights, Environment, United Nations

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The Past, Present, and Future of Human Rights and the Environment

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 2, 2018
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 May 2019
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, environment

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Report of the Independent Expert on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Mission to France

United Nations Human Rights Council, Twenty-eight session, Agenda item 3, March 6, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 May 2015
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, environment, United Nations, France

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment, on His Visit to Madagascar

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/34/49 Add. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jun 2017
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Madagascar, human rights, mining, logging, CITES

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Report of the Independent Expert on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Preliminary Report

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/22/43, 24 December 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Oct 2014
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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human rights, environment, United Nations, Human Rights Council

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Children's Rights

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/37/58, 2018
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Apr 2018
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Human Rights, Environment, Sustainable Development, Children

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Fixing the CEC Submissions Procedure: Are the 2012 Revisions Up to the Task?

Golden Gate University Environmental Law Review, Vol. 7, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Nov 2014
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Commission for Environmental Cooperation

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment on His Mission to Uruguay

United Nations Human Rights Council
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Mar 2019
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Human Rights, Environment, Sustainable Development, Uruguay

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment on His Mission to Mongolia

United Nations Human Rights Council, A/HRC/37/58/Add.2
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Mar 2019
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Human Rights, Environment, Sustainable Development, Mongolia

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The Judicial Resolution of Conflicts between Trade and the Environment

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 28, pp. 1-78, 2004
Posted: 09 Mar 2004
John H. Knox
Wake Forest University - School of Law

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environmental law; international law; international trade; international environmental law

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Greening NAFTA: The Experience and Potential of the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 62
Posted: 26 Sep 2002
David L. Markell and John H. Knox
Florida State University - College of Law and Wake Forest University - School of Law

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