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 (40)

1.

Is the President Bound by the Geneva Conventions?

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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Introduction: Preserving a Rules-Based International Order

Introduction: Preserving a Rules-Based International Order, in IS THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ORDER UNRAVELING? (David L. Sloss, ed.) (Oxford University Press, 2022 Forthcoming), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jul 2021
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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international legal order, rules-based order, sovereignty-based order, climate change, international trade, international human rights

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Domestic Application of Treaties (Second Edition)

The Oxford Guide to Treaties (Hollis, ed.) (2nd ed. 2020), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Aug 2020
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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treaties, domestic application, treaty compliance, private rights, domestic courts, monism and dualism

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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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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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Information Warfare and Democratic Decay

Tyrants on Twitter: Protecting Democracies from Chinese and Russian Information Warfare (Stanford University Press, Forthcoming), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Jan 2021
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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information warfare, social media, democracy, Russia, China, transnational regulation

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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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Section 230 and the Duty to Prevent Mass Atrocities

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2020, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Aug 2020
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Genocide, Crimes against Humanity, Civil Liability, Facebook, Section 230, Rohingya

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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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China's Growing Discourse Power and Resurgent Authoritarianism

Forthcoming, Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 55, 2023, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4202564
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Sep 2022
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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China, discourse power, autocratization, democratic decline, new Cold War

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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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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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The Russia-Ukraine War and the Seeds of a New Liberal Plurilateral Order

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-53, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2022-53
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Sep 2022
David L. Sloss and Laura Dickinson
Santa Clara University - School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
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Russia, Ukraine, International Order, International Law, Autocracy, International Humanitarian Law

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California's Climate Diplomacy and Dormant Preemption

56 Washburn Law Journal 507 (2017), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper, No. 2017-11
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
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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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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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: 15 Jul 2023
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Guns, Abortion, and Courts

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 56, (Forthcoming), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4455614
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 May 2023
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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guns, abortion, incorporation, substantive due process, Due Process Clause, human rights

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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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22.

Universal Human Rights and Constitutional Change

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Forthcoming, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS19-6, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 19-6, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2019
David L. Sloss and Wayne Sandholtz
Santa Clara University - School of Law and University of Southern California - School of International Relations
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human rights, constitutional change, federalism, Bill of Rights, diffusion, political morality, transnational

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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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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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Sovereignty and National Constitutions

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2021, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Jun 2021
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Constitutions, Sovereignty, transnational, constitution drafting, constitutional interpretation

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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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Amicus Brief in Trump v. Anderson

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4701556
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Feb 2024
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Fourteenth Amendment, political question doctrine, presidential eligibility, Article II, Trump, states, federalism

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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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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

Amicus Curiae Brief of Amici Professors of International Law to Provide the Court with Additional Context for Interpreting the War Exclusion

Merck & Co., Inc. v. Ace American Ins. Co., __ A.3d __ (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div., May 1, 2023).
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 May 2023
University of California Davis School of Law, University of Richmond School of LawYale University - Yale Information Society Project, Santa Clara University - School of Law and Notre Dame Law School
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Amicus Curiae Brief of Amici Professors of International Law to Provide the Court with Additional Context for Interpreting the War Exclusion

Merck & Co., Inc. v. Ace American Ins. Co., __ A.3d __ (N.J., Jan. 26, 2024).
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Mar 2024
University of Richmond School of LawYale University - Yale Information Society Project, University of California Davis School of Law, Notre Dame Law School and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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cyber insurance, war exclusion, armed attack, NotPetya

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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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Human Rights and Constitutional Democracy

39 Human Rights Quarterly 971 (2017), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper, No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
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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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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The Engagement of U.S. Courts with International Law

Engagement of Domestic Courts with International Law (Nollkaemper, Shany &Tzanakopoulos eds.), Forthcoming, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Aug 2020
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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international law, domestic courts, engagement, avoidance, alignment, contestation

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Stop Electronic Amplification of Lies

St. Louis University Law Journal, Forthcoming, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Jul 2021
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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electronic amplification, lies, misinformation, American democracy, democratic decay, social media, First Amendment

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Introduction to the Symposium on the Biden Administration and the International Legal Order

AJIL Unbound, Vol. 115, 2021, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2021-07, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Jan 2021
Gregory Shaffer and David L. Sloss
Georgetown University Law Center and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Biden administration,international law,climate change,race,human rights,global health,migration,trade,democracy

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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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Book Review: Constitution-Making and Transnational Legal Order

114 American Journal of International Law xxx (2020), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Aug 2020
David L. Sloss
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Constitution-making, transnational legal order, human rights, national constitutions, empirical analysis, comparative constitutional 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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