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The Future of the Federal Common Law of Foreign Relations
(Georgetown Law Journal, 2018)
The federal common law of foreign relations has been in decline for decades. The field was built in part on the claim that customary international law is federal common law and in part on the claim that federal judges ...
International Human Rights Law
(Marquette Law Review, 2018)
It is a great honor to deliver this lecture in honor of the late Dean Robert F. Boden. I am grateful to all of you for attending. My topic tonight is international law and peace among nations. It may seem a poor fit for a ...
Private Governance Responses to Climate Change
(Fordham Environmental Law Review, 2018)
This Article explores how private governance can reduce the climate effects of global civil aviation. The civil aviation sector is a major contributor to climate change, accounting for emissions comparable to a top ten ...
Is it Time for a Universal Genetic Forensic Database?
There is evidence that existing forensic databases have more than made up for their initial costs by increasing the efficiency, accuracy, and success rate of ongoing criminal investigations and by deterring would-be crimals. ...
Environmental Protection Requires More than Social Justice
(The Regulatory Review, 2018-10-01)
Achieving the green economy requires taking into account divisive politics and distributive justice.
Plain Packaging and the Interpretation of the Tripps Agreement
(Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 2013)
Plain packaging of cigarettes as a way of reducing tobacco consumption and its related health costs and effects raises a number of international trade law issues. The plain packaging measures adopted in Australia impose ...
Who Knows What and When?
(Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy, 2018)
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing (DTC-GT) companies have proliferated in the past several years. Based on an analysis of genetic material submitted by consumers, these companies offer a wide array of services, ranging ...
Taking Antitrust Away from the Courts
(Great Democracy Initiative, 2018)
A small number of firms hold significant market power in a wide variety of sectors of the economy, leading commentators across the political spectrum to call for a reinvigoration of antitrust enforcement. But the antitrust ...
The Judges of the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation
The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (or "MDL Panel") is one of a small number of special federal courts created pursuant to Article III by Congress and staffed by a Chief-Justice-appointed group ...
Keynote: Motivating Private Climate Governance
(Arkansas Law Review, 2018)
In response to the shrinking federal role in environmental protection, many policy advocates have focused on the role of states and cities, but this symposium focuses on another important source of sustainability initiatives: ...