Kevin L. Cope

University of Virginia School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

580 Massie Road

WB345

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

http://www.kevinlcope.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Vaccine Passports as a Constitutional Right

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 51, 2022, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 21-11, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2021-37, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2021-15, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-31
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 25 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2022
Kevin L. Cope, Ilya Somin and Alexander Stremitzer
University of Virginia School of Law, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and ETH Zurich
Downloads 618 (60,872)

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COVID-19, vaccine passports, civil rights, constitutional law

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The Normative Force of Constitutions: Experimental Evidence from the Pandemic

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 May 2020 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2022
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, University of Michigan - Political Science, Students and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 441 (92,104)
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COVID-19, Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Public Opinion

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An Empirical Analysis of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Record on the Seventh Circuit

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Kevin L. Cope and Joshua B. Fischman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Barrett, Scotus, Supreme Court, Ginsburg, Judging, Courts

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The Intermestic Constitution: Lessons from the World’s Newest Nation

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 53, 2013
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2013
Kevin L. Cope
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 394 (104,945)

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comparative constitutional law, international law, transnational law, comparative law, international human rights, Africa

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South Sudan's Dualistic Constitution

The Social and Political Foundations of Constitutions, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Aug 2013
Kevin L. Cope
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 187 (222,367)

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constitutionalism, comparative law, Africa, South Sudan

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Lost in Translation: The Accidental Origins of Bond v. United States

112 Michigan Law Review (First Impressions) 133 (2014)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
Kevin L. Cope
University of Virginia School of Law
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federalism, Congress, Constitution, treaties, chemical weapons convention, Supreme Court

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A Nationalist Backlash to International Refugee Law: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Turkey

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-33
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 May 2018 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2021
Kevin L. Cope and Charles Crabtree
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Michigan - Political Science, Students
Downloads 165 (247,437)
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refugees, Refugee Convention, migration, international law, Turkey, nationalism

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Congress's International Legal Discourse

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 113: 7 (2015)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2015
Kevin L. Cope
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 157 (258,009)
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international law, congress, international relations, foreign policy, legislation, constitutional law

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The Global Evolution of Foreign Relations Law

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2021-22, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2021-44, American Journal of International Law
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 13 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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foreign relations, comparative law, international law

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The Limits of Information Revelation in Multilateral Negotiations: A Theory of Treatymaking

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-28, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2018-07
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 May 2018 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2021
James Morrow and Kevin L. Cope
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 138 (285,756)

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treaties, international bargaining, international law, international organizations

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National Legislatures: The Foundations of Comparative International Law

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jun 2016
Kevin L. Cope and Hooman Movassagh
University of Virginia School of Law and University at Albany- SUNY
Downloads 137 (287,404)

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international law, comparative law, comparative international law, legislatures

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Disaggregating the Human Rights Treaty Regime

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2016, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-23, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2016-39
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2017
Kevin L. Cope and Cosette D. Creamer
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Political Science
Downloads 134 (292,288)
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treaties, human rights, international law

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Patterns of Disagreement in Indicators of State Repression

6 Political Science Research and Methods (2019), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2017-24
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2019
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Michigan - Political Science, Students and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
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measurement, repression, human rights, indicators, international law

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Methods for Comparative Migration Law: Insights From the Social Sciences

forthcoming, International Journal of Migration & Border Studies (2022)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2022
Kevin L. Cope
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 119 (319,174)

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Reconceptualizing Recognition Uniformity

Foreign Court Judgments and the U.S. Legal System (2014)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 10 May 2015
Kevin L. Cope
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 89 (386,364)

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foreign judgments, private international law

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Migrant-Family Separation and the Diverging Normative Force of Higher-Order Laws

forthcoming, Journal of Legal Studies (2022)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Kevin L. Cope and Charles Crabtree
University of Virginia School of Law and Dartmouth College
Downloads 70 (443,238)
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constitutional law, international law, experiment, immigration

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Treaty Law and National Legislative Politics

Research Handbook on the Politics of International Law (Edward Elgar) (2016)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Dec 2016
Kevin L. Cope
University of Virginia School of Law
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international law, legislatures, international relations, foreign relations, treaties

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Knowing the Law

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Feb 2021
Kevin L. Cope and Charles Crabtree
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Michigan - Political Science, Students
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constitutional law, international law, experiment

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Beyond Physical Integrity

81 Law and Contemporary Problems 185 (2018)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2019
Kevin L. Cope, Charles Crabtree and Yonatan Lupu
University of Virginia School of Law, Dartmouth College and George Washington University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 27 (643,395)
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physical integrity, human rights, repression, socioeconomic rights, empowerment rights, political science

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Can Rights Discourse Diminish Support for Displaced Persons?

forthcoming, Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies (2022)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Krebs Shiri and Kevin L. Cope
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Virginia School of Law
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human rights, backlash, refugees, displacement, legal labels, framing

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The Logic of Treatymaking

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Feb 2022
Kevin L. Cope
University of Virginia School of Law
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treaties, international law, legal theory

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An Expert-Sourced Measure of Judicial Ideology

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2020-19
Posted: 01 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2020
Kevin L. Cope and Charles Crabtree
University of Virginia School of Law and Dartmouth College

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Empirical Studies of Human Rights Law

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 15, pp. 155-182, 2019
Posted: 23 Oct 2019
Kevin L. Cope, Cosette D. Creamer and Mila Versteeg
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Political Science and University of Virginia School of Law

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Constitutions

James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 4. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 710–715.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015
Kevin L. Cope and Mila Versteeg
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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Constitutions, Delegation of Power: Agency Theory; Democratic Theory; Political Efficacy; Governments; Institutionalism; Theory of State Formation

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1.

American Constitutionalism's Modern Global Relevance

Posted: 26 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2013
Kevin L. Cope
University of Virginia School of Law

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Comparative Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law, Courts, Human Rights