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Faculty name: David A. Koplow

Note: This bibliography changes the order of authors so that Georgetown authors are listed first.

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • David A. Koplow, The Fault Is Not in Our Stars: Avoiding an Arms Race in Outer Space, Harv. Int'l L.J. (forthcoming).    [SSRN]


  • David A. Koplow, Death by Moderation: The U.S. Military's Quest for Useable Weapons (New York: Cambridge University Press 2010).    [BOOK]
  • David A. Koplow, Non-Lethal Weapons: The Law and Policy of Revolutionary Technologies for the Military and Law Enforcement (New York: Cambridge University Press 2006).    [BOOK]
  • David A. Koplow, Smallpox: The Fight to Eradicate a Global Scourge (Berkeley, Cal.: University of California Press 2003).    [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • David A. Koplow, Sherlock Holmes Meets Rube Goldberg: Fixing the Entry-into-Force Provisions of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, 28 Duke J. Comp. & Int'l L. 1-57 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • David A. Koplow, Eve of Destruction: Implementing Arms Control Treaty Obligations to Dismantle Weaponry, 8 Harv. Nat'l Sec. J. 158-238 (2017).    [W] [WWW]
  • David A. Koplow, You're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat: Alternatives to the UN Security Council for Enforcing Nuclear Disarmament and Human Rights, 29 Harv. Hum. Rts. J. 135-201 (2016).    [HEIN] [W]
  • David A. Koplow, Nuclear Arms Control by a Pen and a Phone: Effectuating the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Without Ratification, 46 Geo. J. Int'l L. 475-518 (2015).    [HEIN] [W]
  • David A. Koplow, Red-Teaming NLW: A Top Ten List of Criticisms About Non-Lethal Weapons, 47 Case W. Res. J. Int'l L. 229-238 (2015).    [HEIN] [W]
  • David A. Koplow, A Nuclear Kellogg-Briand Pact: Proposing a Treaty for the Renunciation of Nuclear War as an Instrument of National Policy, 42 Syracuse J. Int'l. L. & Com. 123-191 (2014).    [HEIN] [W]
  • David A. Koplow, An Inference About Interference: A Surprising Application of Existing International Law to Inhibit Anti-Satellite Weapons, 35 U. Pa. J. Int'l L. 737-827 (2014).    [HEIN] [W]
  • David A. Koplow, What Would Zero Look Like? A Treaty for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons, 45 Geo. J. Int'l L. 683-781 (2014).    [HEIN] [W]
  • David A. Koplow, Indisputable Violations: What Happens When the United States Unambiguously Breaches a Treaty?, 37 Fletcher F. World Aff. 53-74 (2013).    [HEIN] [WWW]
  • David A. Koplow, Train Wreck: The U.S. Violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention, 6 J. Nat'l Sec. L. & Pol'y 319-408 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • David A. Koplow, ASAT-isfaction: Customary International Law and the Regulation of Anti-Satellite Weapons, 30 Mich. J. Int'l L. 1187-1272 (2009).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • David A. Koplow, Tangled up in Khaki and Blue: Lethal and Non-Lethal Weapons in Recent Confrontations, 36 Geo. J. Int'l L. 703-808 (2005).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • David A. Koplow, Deliberate Extinction: Whether to Destroy the Last Smallpox Virus, 37 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 1-50 (2004).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • David A. Koplow, That Wonderful Year: Smallpox, Genetic Engineering, and Bio-Terrorism, 62 Md. L. Rev. 417-514 (2003).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • David A. Koplow, 94 Am. J. Int'l L. 221-224 (2000) (reviewing The New Chemical Weapons Convention: Implementation and Prospects (Michael Bothe, Natalino Ronzitti & Allan Rosas eds., 1998)).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • David A. Koplow, The Jurisprudence of Non-Proliferation: Taking International Law Seriously, in Arms Control Law 3-29 (Daniel H. Joyner ed., Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate 2012).    [BOOK]
  • David A. Koplow, International Legal Standards and the Weaponization of Outer Space, in Security in Space: The Next Generation -- Conference Report, 31 March-1 April 2008 (Geneva, Switz.: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) 2008).   
  • David A. Koplow, Green Chemistry: Dismantling Chemical Weapons While Protecting the Environment, in Arms Control and the Environment 143-157 (Lakshman D. Guruswamy & Suzette R. Grillot eds., Ardsley, N.Y.: Transnational Publishers 2001).    [BOOK]

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