David L. Sloss

Santa Clara University - School of Law

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95053

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Is the President Bound by the Geneva Conventions?

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 16 Mar 2004
Derek Jinks and David L. Sloss
University of Texas School of Law and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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International Law, Constitutional Law

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Life and Death Decisions: Prosecutorial Discretion and Capital Punishment in Missouri

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-03, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
University of Arizona Rogers College of Law, Santa Clara University - School of Law and Saint Louis University - School of Law
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empirical study, capital punishment, criminal justice, prosecutorial discretion

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The U.S. Supreme Court and International Law: Continuity and Change

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
David L. Sloss, Michael D. Ramsey and William S. Dodge
Santa Clara University - School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Treaty Enforcement in Domestic Courts: A Comparative Analysis

David Sloss, THE ROLE OF DOMESTIC COURTS IN TREATY ENFORCEMENT: A COMPARATIVE STUDY, Cambridge University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Jan 2009
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Judicial Foreign Policy: Lessons from the 1790s

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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legal history, foreign relations law, international law, national security law, constitutional law

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Judicial Deference to Executive Branch Treaty Interpretations: A Historical Perspective

NYU Annual Survey of American Law, 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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treaties, history, judicial deference, executive branch

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Using International Law to Enhance Democracy

Virginia Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Treaty Enforcement in U.S. Courts: An Empirical Analysis

David Sloss, THE ROLE OF DOMESTIC COURTS IN TREATY ENFORCEMENT: A COMPARATIVE STUDY, Cambridge University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jan 2009
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Kiobel and Extraterritoriality: A Rule Without a Rationale

Maryland Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 May 2013
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Executing Foster v. Neilson: The Two-Step Approach to Analyzing Self-Executing Treaties

53 Harvard International Law Journal 135 (2012), Santa Clara University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-11
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 May 2011 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2012
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Polymorphous Public Law Litigation: The Forgotten History of Nineteenth Century Public Law Litigation

71 Washington and Lee Law Review, (Nov 2014, Forthcoming), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 01-14
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 18 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Schizophrenic Treaty Law

Texas International Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 May 2007
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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public international law, treaties, federal courts

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The Constitutional Right to a Treaty Preemption Defense

University of Toledo Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 May 2009
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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treaties, constitutional rights, Due Process Clause, preemption

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How International Human Rights Transformed the U.S. Constitution

37 Human Rights Quarterly, 2015, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4-15
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2015
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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United States Constitutional, international human rights law, United Nations, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Bond v. United States: Choosing the Lesser of Two Evils

90 Notre Dame Law Review 1583 (2015), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2-15
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2017
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act, Chemical Weapons Convention, Treaty Power, Necessary and Proper Clause, Bond v. Holland, statutory interpretation

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Taming Madison's Monster: How to Fix Self-Execution Doctrine

Brigham Young University Law Review, Forthcoming, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-15
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Aug 2015
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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non-self-executing treaties, James Madison, treaty, Medellin v. Texas, self-executing

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International Law in Domestic Courts

Handbook on the Politics of International Law (Wayne Sandholtz & Christopher A. Whytock, eds., 2015)., Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-15
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
David L. Sloss and Michael P. Van Alstine
Santa Clara University - School of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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Place Mattters (Most): An Empirical Study of Prosecutorial Decision-Making in Death-Eligible Cases

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 305, 2009, 305-379
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 22 Aug 2015
University of Arizona Rogers College of Law, Santa Clara University - School of Law and Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Chapter on United States

Chapter on United States, in Supremacy of International Law vs. National Fundamental Principles, F.M. Palumbino, ed. Forthcoming, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 9-17
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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international and domestic law, supremacy, fundamental values, popular sovereignty, state sovereignty, individual rights

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California's Climate Diplomacy and Dormant Preemption

Washburn Law Journal, Forthcoming, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Climate Change, Global Warming, Cap and Trade, Dormant Preemption, Compact Clause, Dormant Foreign Commerce Clause

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Human Rights and Constitutional Democracy

Human Rights Quarterly, Forthcoming, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-17
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Human Rights, Constitutional Democracy, Democratic Legitimacy, International Oversight, Treaty Reservations

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Incorporation, Federalism, and International Human Rights

Forthcoming, Human Rights and Legal Judgments: The American Story (Austin Sarat ed., Cambridge Univ. Press 2017)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Nov 2016
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Introduction: The Death of Treaty Supremacy: An Invisible Constitutional Change

D. Sloss, The Death of Treaty Supremacy: An Invisible Constitutional Change, Oxford University Press, 2016., Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4-16
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Reviving Human Rights Litigation After Kiobel

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 107, p. 858, 2013, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-36
Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2014
Vivian Grosswald Curran and David L. Sloss
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and Santa Clara University - School of Law

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Extraterritorial jurisdiction; universal jurisdiction; Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.; universal human rights; international law, Alien Tort Statute, civil claims, comparative law, The Rome Statute; Belgian Universal Jurisdiction; French Universal Jurisdiction; German Universal Jurisdiction

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Domestic Application of Treaties

THE OXFORD GUIDE TO TREATIES, Duncan Hollis, ed., Oxford University Press, 2011 , Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-11
Posted: 02 May 2011 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2011
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law

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