Zachary D. Clopton

Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

750 N. Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (35)

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 256 (165,939)

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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 225 (187,616)
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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 206 (203,901)

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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 185 (224,422)

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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 183 (226,553)

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The False Promise of General Jurisdiction

73 Alabama Law Review 455 (2022), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-33, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3933982, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 22-03
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2022
Cornell Law School, Fordham University School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 180 (229,801)

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civil procedure, personal jurisdiction, general jurisdiction, specific jurisdiction, Roberts Court, forum non conveniens, conflicts of law

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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
Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 179 (230,924)

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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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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 Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 155 (260,512)

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

9.

Horizontal Choice of Law in Federal Court

169 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 2193 (2021), Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 21-12
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2022
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 144 (276,489)

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

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Fraudulent Removal

135 Harvard Law Review Forum forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 21-15
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Zachary D. Clopton and Alexandra D. Lahav
Downloads 143 (277,965)

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civil procedure, courts, litigation, subject matter jurisdiction, jurisdiction, removal, remand, federal courts, state courts, sanctions

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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 138 (285,673)
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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 116 (324,784)

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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

13.

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 110 (337,042)

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14.

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 108 (341,239)
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MDL, Multidistrict Litigation, Public Law, Impact Litigation, Trump, Travel Ban, Nationwide Injunction, Supreme Court

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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 108 (341,239)

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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

16.

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 105 (347,769)
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International, International Law, International Litigation, Courts, Procedure, Act of State, Foreign Affairs, Jurisdiction, Judgments

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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 103 (352,217)

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

18.

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 103 (352,217)

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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 102 (354,555)

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

20.

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 99 (361,544)

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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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Clifford Symposium: Opioid Cases and State MDLs

70 DePaul L. Rev. 245 (2021)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2022
Zachary D. Clopton and D. Theodore Rave
Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 95 (373,496)

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

22.

Catch and Kill Jurisdiction

Michigan Law Review, 2022 Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 22-09
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2022
Zachary D. Clopton
Downloads 93 (376,059)

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civil procedure, jurisdiction, federal courts, transnational litigation, subject matter jurisdiction, removal, foreign affairs, law and courts

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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 Texas at Austin - School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 89 (386,260)
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personal jurisdiction, due process, civil procedure, products liability

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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 79 (414,503)

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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 75 (426,891)

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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 73 (433,240)

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

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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 66 (456,876)

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National security, data, extraterritoriality, technology, jurisdiction

28.

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
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 61 (475,185)

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

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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 60 (478,976)

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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 59 (482,848)

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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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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 49 (524,169)
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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 46 (537,836)

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

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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 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2021
David L. Noll and Zachary D. Clopton
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arbitration, litigation, private enforcement, Federal Arbitration Act, FAIR Act, PRO Act, Biden

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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 21 (686,739)

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foreign affairs, separation of power, federalism