Anthony J. Bellia Jr.

Notre Dame Law School

O'Toole Professor of Constitutional Law

P.O. Box 780

Notre Dame, IN 46556-0399

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Article Iii and the Cause of Action

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 777, 2004, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 27 Jun 2006
Anthony J. Bellia Jr.
Notre Dame Law School
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Article III, arising under, Osborn, standing, implied rights of action, cause of action, federal courts, federal jurisdiction, constitutional law, jurisdiction

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Kiobel, Subject Matter Jurisdiction, and the Alien Tort Statute

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 12-52, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-27
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2013
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 593 (86,379)
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alien tort statute, ats, article III, subject matter jurisdiction, kiobel, alien, first judiciary act, judiciary act of 1789, sosa, law of nations, customary international law, foreign diversity, diversity

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The Alien Tort Statute and the Law of Nations

78 U. Chi. L. Rev. 445 (2011), Notre Dame University Legal Studies Paper No. 10-12, George Washington University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 545
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2013
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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Alien Tort Statute, ATS, ATCA, sosa, filartiga, law of nations, customary international law, international law, common law, treaties, federal courts, federal common law, constitution, Article III, First Judiciary Act, Judiciary Act of 1789, process act, Congress, perfect rights, vattel

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Promises, Trust, and Contract Law

American Journal of Jurisprudence, Vol. 47, 2002
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Anthony J. Bellia Jr.
Notre Dame Law School
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Contract, contract law, contract theory, promise, trust

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State Courts and the Interpretation of Federal Statutes

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 59, 2006, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 06-07
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 May 2006
Anthony J. Bellia Jr.
Notre Dame Law School
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statutory interpretation, federalism, separation of powers, federal courts, state courts, supremacy clause

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The Federal Common Law of Nations

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 109, No. 1, 2009, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-03, GWU Legal Studies Research, GWU Law School Public Law Research
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2009
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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act of state doctrine, admiralty, Alien Tort Statute, arising under jurisdiction, ATS,Article III,customary international law,Erie,federal common law,federalism,foreign relations,international law,law of nations,Paquete Habana,perfect rights,prize,Sabbatino,separation of powers,Sosa,Supremacy Clause

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The Law of Nations as Constitutional Law

98 Virginia Law Review 729 (2012), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 12-64, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-42, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-42
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 02 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2013
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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constitution, law of nations, customary international law, federal courts, Article I, Article II, Article III, recognition, treaty, ambassador, war, reprisal, capture, federal common law, foreign relations, charming betsy, brown, nereide, schooner exchange, paquete habana, belmont, pink, sabbatino

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The Origins of Article III 'Arising Under' Jurisdiction

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 57, 2007, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-19
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 14 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2008
Anthony J. Bellia Jr.
Notre Dame Law School
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federal courts, federal jurisdiction, Article III, federal question, jurisdiction, arising under, arise under, federalism, supreme court, osborn, general jurisdiction, limited jurisdiction

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Congressional Power and State Court Jurisdiction

Georgetown Law Journal, 2006, Notre Dame Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-11
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Anthony J. Bellia Jr.
Notre Dame Law School
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federalism, Congress, state courts, tort reform

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State Courts and the Making of Federal Common Law

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Anthony J. Bellia Jr.
Notre Dame Law School
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federal courts, state courts, federal common law, Supremacy Clause

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The International Law Origins of American Federalism

Columbia Law Review, 2020, Forthcoming, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 181019, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-62, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2019-62
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 21 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 270 (211,234)
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federalism, textualism, state, constitutional interpretation, sovereign immunity, eleventh amendment, commandeering, equal sovereignty, vattel, declaration of independence, articles of confederation, constitution, tenth amendment, international law, necessary and proper clause

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Contracting with Electronic Agents

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 50, 2001
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Anthony J. Bellia Jr.
Notre Dame Law School
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Contract, contract law, contract theory, electronic contracting, electronic agents

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The Original Source of the Cause of Action in Federal Courts: The Example of the Alien Tort Statute

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 101, No. 609, 2015, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1508, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2015-13, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper Series No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 01 May 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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federal court, federal common law, cause of action, process act, erie, alien tort statute, ATS, Sosa, Kiobel, writ, form of action, implied right of action, First Congress, First Judiciary Act, Judiciary Act of 1789, Section 14

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Federal Regulation of State Court Procedures

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 110, 2001, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Jul 2006
Anthony J. Bellia Jr.
Notre Dame Law School
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Article III, Congress, state courts, procedure, federal courts, federalism, Commerce Clause, Tenth Amendment, constitutional law, federal jurisdiction, civil procedure

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The Constitutional Law of Interpretation

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 519, 2022, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2023-04, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2023-04
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 18 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2023
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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constitutional interpretation, originalism, law of nations, Hamilton, Federalist No. 32, Constitution, Articles of Confederation, Free and Independent States, sovereign rights and powers, strict construction, sovereign immunity, anti-commandeering doctrine, equal sovereignty doctrine

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Federalism Doctrines and Abortion Cases: A Response to Professor Fallon

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 51, 2007, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 07-41
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Jul 2007
Anthony J. Bellia Jr.
Notre Dame Law School
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Federalism, Abortion, Roe v. Wade, Federal Courts

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General Law in Federal Court

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2013, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1306, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper 2013-18 , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-18
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 28 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2013
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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general law, local law, law merchant, general commercial law, law of nations, customary international law, constitution, supremacy clause, federalism, federal courts, Article III, federal common law, Sabbatino, act of state, immunity, head of state, equality of states, modern position

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The Law of Nations and the United States Constitution

The Law of Nations and the United States Constitution (Oxford 2017), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-31
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Sep 2017
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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law of nations, constitution, customary international law, separation of powers, law of state-state relations, law maritime, law merchant, sabbatino, paquete habana, erie, federalism

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Two Myths About the Alien Tort Statute

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 1609, 2014, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1420, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-16, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2014
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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alien tort statute, international law, Kiobel, Sosa, Filartiga, ambassador, safe conduct, piracy, Blackstone, first judiciary act, Judiciary Act of 1789, Marbois

20.

The Political Branches and The Law of Nations

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 5, p. 1795, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 535, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 535
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2011
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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: law of nations, customary international law, political branches, congress, president, executive, constitution, supremacy clause, separation of powers, foreign relations, foreign affairs, Article III, Article II, Article I, perfect rights, charming betsy, schooner exchange, nereide, paquete habana

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Justice Scalia, Implied Rights of Action, and Historical Practice

92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 2077
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2017
Anthony J. Bellia Jr.
Notre Dame Law School
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implied rights of action, scalia, historical practice, sandoval, process act, conformity act, federal common law, statutory interpretation, legislative intent

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Why Federal Courts Apply the Law of Nations Even Though It Is Not the Supreme Law of the Land

106 Georgetown Law Journal 1915 (2018), Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1848, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2018-41, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-41
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Oct 2018
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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law of nations, constitution, customary international law, separation of powers, supremacy clause, law of the land, foreign relations, recognition, war, reprisals, Supreme Court

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State Sovereign Immunity and the New Purposivism

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 485, 2024, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2024-22, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2024-22
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 23 Mar 2024 Last Revised: 29 May 2024
Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark
Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law School
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federalism, sovereign immunity, new structuralism, constitutional structure, Eleventh Amendment, Constitution, Articles of Confederation, Plan of the Convention, Alexander Hamilton, Supreme Court, commandeering