Bradford R. Clark

George Washington University Law School

William Cranch Research Professor of Law

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Kiobel, Subject Matter Jurisdiction, and the Alien Tort Statute

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 12-52, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-27
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2013
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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alien tort statute, ats, article III, subject matter jurisdiction, kiobel, alien, first judiciary act, judiciary act of 1789, sosa, law of nations, customary international law, foreign diversity, diversity

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The Alien Tort Statute and the Law of Nations

78 U. Chi. L. Rev. 445 (2011), Notre Dame University Legal Studies Paper No. 10-12, George Washington University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 545
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2013
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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Alien Tort Statute, ATS, ATCA, sosa, filartiga, law of nations, customary international law, international law, common law, treaties, federal courts, federal common law, constitution, Article III, First Judiciary Act, Judiciary Act of 1789, process act, Congress, perfect rights, vattel

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The Supremacy Clause as a Constraint on Federal Power

George Washington University Law Review, Vol. 71
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 2003
Bradford R. Clark
George Washington University Law School
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federalism,judicial review,supremacy clause,McCulloch,Gibbons,Larry Kramer,Wechsler

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The Constitutional Structure and the Jurisprudence of Justice Scalia

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 47, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Oct 2003
Bradford R. Clark
George Washington University Law School
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Scalia,Merrill,federalism,Rehnquist,separation of powers

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The Federal Common Law of Nations

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 109, No. 1, 2009, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-03, GWU Legal Studies Research, GWU Law School Public Law Research
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2009
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 299 (99,841)
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act of state doctrine, admiralty, Alien Tort Statute, arising under jurisdiction, ATS,Article III,customary international law,Erie,federal common law,federalism,foreign relations,international law,law of nations,Paquete Habana,perfect rights,prize,Sabbatino,separation of powers,Sosa,Supremacy Clause

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Unitary Judicial Review

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 72, 2004
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Bradford R. Clark
George Washington University Law School
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judicial review,marbury,madison,ninth amendment,federalism,supremacy clause,bill of rights,Larry Kramer,antifederalists

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The Law of Nations as Constitutional Law

98 Virginia Law Review 729 (2012), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 12-64, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-42, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-42
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 02 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2013
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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constitution, law of nations, customary international law, federal courts, Article I, Article II, Article III, recognition, treaty, ambassador, war, reprisal, capture, federal common law, foreign relations, charming betsy, brown, nereide, schooner exchange, paquete habana, belmont, pink, sabbatino

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Erie's Constitutional Source

California Law Review, Vol. 95, 2007, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 259, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Apr 2007
Bradford R. Clark
George Washington University Law School
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Erie, Swift, Mishkin, Supremacy Clause, political safeguards of federalism

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The Original Source of the Cause of Action in Federal Courts: The Example of the Alien Tort Statute

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 101, No. 609, 2015, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1508, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2015-13, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper Series No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 01 May 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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federal court, federal common law, cause of action, process act, erie, alien tort statute, ATS, Sosa, Kiobel, writ, form of action, implied right of action, First Congress, First Judiciary Act, Judiciary Act of 1789, Section 14

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Constitutional Structure, Judicial Discretion, and the Eighth Amendment

Notre Dame Law Review, April 2006, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 160, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 160
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jan 2006
Bradford R. Clark
George Washington University Law School
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Roper v. Simmons, Eighth Amendment, cruel and unusual, juvenile death penalty, independent judgment, judicial discretion, constitutional structure, Supremacy Clause, political safeguards of federalism, Swift v. Tyson, Erie R. Co. v. Tompkins, federal common law crimes, Founders, Publius, Brutus

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The Eleventh Amendment and the Nature of the Union

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 123, No. 8, p. 1817, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 516, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 516
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
Bradford R. Clark
George Washington University Law School
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Eleventh Amendment, sovereign immunity, Chisholm v. Georgia, Vassall v. Massachusetts, Articles of Confederation, Article III, ratification, the nature of the union, textualism, coercive power, federal power over states, Garcia, National League of Cities,Usery, Madison, Hamilton, Marshall

12.

General Law in Federal Court

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2013, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1306, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper 2013-18 , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-18
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 28 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2013
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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general law, local law, law merchant, general commercial law, law of nations, customary international law, constitution, supremacy clause, federalism, federal courts, Article III, federal common law, Sabbatino, act of state, immunity, head of state, equality of states, modern position

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Two Myths About the Alien Tort Statute

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 1609, 2014, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1420, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-16, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2014
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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alien tort statute, international law, Kiobel, Sosa, Filartiga, ambassador, safe conduct, piracy, Blackstone, first judiciary act, Judiciary Act of 1789, Marbois

14.

The Political Branches and The Law of Nations

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 5, p. 1795, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 535, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 535
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2011
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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: law of nations, customary international law, political branches, congress, president, executive, constitution, supremacy clause, separation of powers, foreign relations, foreign affairs, Article III, Article II, Article I, perfect rights, charming betsy, schooner exchange, nereide, paquete habana

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The Law of Nations and the United States Constitution

The Law of Nations and the United States Constitution (Oxford 2017), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-31
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Sep 2017
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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law of nations, constitution, customary international law, separation of powers, law of state-state relations, law maritime, law merchant, sabbatino, paquete habana, erie, federalism

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Process-Based Preemption

PREEMPTION CHOICE: THE THEORY, LAW AND REALITY OF FEDERALISM'S CORE QUESTION, pp. 192-213, W. Buzbee, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2009 , GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 515, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 515
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
Bradford R. Clark
George Washington University Law School
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Preemption, federalism, Supremacy Clause, political safeguards of federalism, administrative law, statutory interpretation, clear statement rule, presumption against preemption, lawmaking procedures, Chevron, Gonzales v. Oregon, Gregory v. Ashcroft

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Constitutional Structure and the Scope of Judicial Discretion Under the Eighth Amendment

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 160, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 160
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
Bradford R. Clark
George Washington University Law School
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Roper v. Simmons, Eighth Amendment, cruel and unusual, juvenile death penalty, independent judgment, judicial discretion, constitutional structure, Supremacy Clause, political safeguards of federalism, Swift v. Tyson, Erie R. Co. v. Tompkins, federal common law crimes, Founders, Publius, Brutus

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Why Federal Courts Apply the Law of Nations Even Though It Is Not the Supreme Law of the Land

106 Georgetown Law Journal 1915 (2018), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1848, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-41, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-41
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Oct 2018
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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law of nations, constitution, customary international law, separation of powers, supremacy clause, law of the land, foreign relations, recognition, war, reprisals, Supreme Court

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Ascertaining the Laws of the Several States: Positivism and Judicial Federalism after Erie

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 145, No. 6, 1997
Posted: 10 Nov 1998
Bradford R. Clark
George Washington University Law School

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