Zachary D. Clopton

Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

750 N. Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

National Injunctions and Preclusion

118 Michigan Law Review 1 (2019)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2019
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 240 (153,319)

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National Injunction, Nationwide Injunction, Universal Injunction, Preclusion, Parklane, Mendoza, Travel Ban, Sanctuary Cities, Federal Courts, Civil Procedure, Federal Government, Obama, Trump

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Transnational Class Actions in the Shadow of Preclusion

90 Indiana Law Journal 1387 (2015), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-26
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 219 (167,296)
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Class actions, transnational, international, aggregation, preclusion, options theory, litigation, civil procedure, procedure, conflict of laws, transnational

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Procedural Retrenchment and the States

106 California Law Review 411 (2018), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-34
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 31 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2018
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 189 (191,782)

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procedure, litigation, civil procedure, federalism, states, Twombly, Iqbal, class actions, arbitration, courts, enforcement, jurisdiction

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Replacing the Presumption Against Extraterritoriality

94 Boston University Law Review 1 (2014)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2014
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 180 (200,195)

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Extraterritoriality, International Law, Charming Betsy, Statutory Interpretation, Statutory Construction, Foreign Relations, Alien Tort Statute

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Redundant Public-Private Enforcement

Vanderbilt Law Review v. 69 no. 2, March 2016, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 525, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 726, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-28
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2016
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 172 (208,176)

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U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief of Civil Procedure Professors in Support of Respondents, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v. California, No. 16-466

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-09, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Fordham University School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Cornell Law School and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 139 (248,461)

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Personal Jurisdiction, Specific Jurisdiction, Complex Civil Litigation, MDL, Multidistrict Litigation, Due Process, Product Liability

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MDL in the States

115 Northwestern University Law Review 1649 (2021), U of Houston Law Center No. 2020-A-12, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 20-15
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 19 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2021
Zachary D. Clopton and D. Theodore Rave
Downloads 134 (255,721)

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MDL, multidistrict litigation, mass torts, complex litigation, mass litigation, civil procedure, state procedure, state courts, elected judges, case assignment

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The Meaning of the Seventeenth Amendment and a Century of State Defiance

107 Northwestern University Law Review 1181 (2013)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2014
Zachary D. Clopton and Steven E. Art
Downloads 127 (266,257)
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Constitutional Law, Civil Rights, Seventeenth Amendment, Voting Rights

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Justiciability, Federalism, and the Administrative State

103 Cornell Law Review 1431 (2018), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-29
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2018
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 106 (303,062)

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Federalism, Administrative Law, Courts, Legislation, Judicial Power, Article III, Supreme Court, Separation of Powers, Judges, Legislators, Federal Law, Constitution, Congress, Statutes

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Territoriality, Technology, and National Security

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-29
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 104 (306,887)

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Diagonal Public Enforcement

70 Stan. L. Review 1077 (2018), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-30
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 100 (315,108)

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Law Enforcement, Courts, Federal Court, Federal Law, Trump, Environmental Law, Judiciary, Legislature, Executive, Enforcement, Domestic Law, Tobacco, Antitrust, Sister-State Law, Legislature

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MDL v. Trump

112 Northwestern University Law Review 905 (2018), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-37, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2018
Andrew Bradt and Zachary D. Clopton
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 99 (317,079)

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MDL, Multidistrict Litigation, Public Law, Impact Litigation, Trump, Travel Ban, Nationwide Injunction, Supreme Court

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Judging Foreign States

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 1, 2016, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 May 2016 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 98 (319,206)
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International, International Law, International Litigation, Courts, Procedure, Act of State, Foreign Affairs, Jurisdiction, Judgments

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Class Actions and Executive Power

92 New York University Law Review 878 (2017), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-44
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2021
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 96 (323,438)

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class actions, arbitration, civil procedure, private enforcement, public enforcement, executive, executive power, administrative law, law enforcement

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Making State Civil Procedure

104 Cornell Law Review 1 (2019), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-19
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2019
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 92 (332,328)

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Twombly, Iqbal, Wal-Mart, State Courts, Civil Procedure, Public Law, Federal Procedure, State Courts, Litigation, rulemaking, FRCP, State Procedure

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Party Preferences in Multidistrict Litigation

107 Calif. L. Rev. 1713 (2019)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2020
Zachary D. Clopton and Andrew Bradt
Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 86 (346,537)

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MDL, multidistrict litigation, judicial behavior, race, gender, partisanship, judicial administration, forum shopping, litigation, civil litigation, complex litigation

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U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief of Civil Procedure Professors in Support of Respondents, Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court, Nos. 19-368 & 19-369

U of Houston Law Center No. 2020-A-11, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 20-14, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3570710
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2020
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Cornell Law School, University of Houston Law Center and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 73 (381,133)
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personal jurisdiction, due process, civil procedure, products liability

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Transnational Class Actions in the Shadow of Preclusion: Appendix Only

Indiana Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 May 2015 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 70 (389,968)

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State Law Litigation of International Norms: Horizontal and Vertical Dimensions

108 American Society of International Law Proceedings __ (2014 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2014
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 69 (393,122)

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international law, federalism, kiobel, alien tort statute, human rights, litigation, jurisdiction

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MDL as Category

105 Cornell Law Review 1297, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-18
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 May 2019 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2020
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 67 (399,224)

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mdl, multidistrict litigation, civil procedure, civil litigation, civil justice, mass torts, products liability, judicial administration, chief justice

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Clifford Symposium: Opioid Cases and State MDLs

DePaul Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Oct 2020
Zachary D. Clopton and D. Theodore Rave
Downloads 58 (429,187)

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opioid, MDL, multidistrict litigation, mass torts, civil procedure, opiate, judicial administration, institutional design, courts, attorney general, municipalities

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Data Institutionalism: A Reply to Andrew Woods

69 Stanford Law Review Online (2016 Forthcoming), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-18
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2016
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 57 (432,792)

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National security, data, extraterritoriality, technology, jurisdiction

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A Cooperative Federalism Approach to Shareholder Arbitration

128 Yale L.J.F. 169 (2018). Originally published by The Yale Law Journal Company, Incorporated in the Yale Law Journal Forum, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-29, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-42
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2018
Zachary D. Clopton and Verity Winship
Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 55 (439,987)

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arbitration, federalism, corporate law, securities, derivative suit, class action, FAA, SEC, litigation, procedure, delaware

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U.S. Supreme Court Brief of Professors of Conflict of Laws and Civil Procedure as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners, Animal Science Products, Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2018-13, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-32
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2018
Christopher A. Whytock and Zachary D. Clopton
University of California, Irvine, School of Law and Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 53 (447,373)

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conflict of laws, foreign law, international litigation, transnational litigation, antitrust, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Supreme Court, foreign law

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Long Arm 'Statutes'

23 Green Bag 2d 89 (2020)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Jun 2020
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 51 (454,871)

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Horizontal Choice of Law in Federal Court

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Mar 2021
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 48 (466,844)

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federal courts, civil procedure, conflict of laws, erie, klaxon, CAFA, MDL, complex litigation, bankruptcy

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Kiobel and the Law of Nations

American Journal of International Law Unbound, Agora: Reflections on Kiobel (2014)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 48 (466,844)
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Extraterritoriality and Comparative Institutional Analysis: A Response to Professor Meyer

102 Georgetown Law Journal Online 28 (2014)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Zachary D. Clopton and P. Quintans
Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 44 (483,654)

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international law, alien tort statute, separation of powers, kiobel, morrison, common law, extraterritoriality

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Texas MDL

24 Lewis & Clark Law Review 367 (2020), U of Houston Law Center No. 2020-A-39, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 20-21
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2020
D. Theodore Rave and Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 28 (562,937)

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multidistrict litigation, complex litigation, mass torts, civil procedure, state courts, federalism, judicial elections

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Executive Foreign Policy and the States: Recent Developments

111 Michigan Law Review First Impressions 28 (2012)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 19 (621,338)

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foreign affairs, separation of power, federalism

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An Arbitration Agenda for the Biden Administration

2021 University of Illinois Law Review Online 104
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 May 2021
David L. Noll and Zachary D. Clopton
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arbitration, litigation, private enforcement, Federal Arbitration Act, FAIR Act, PRO Act, Biden