Carlos Manuel Vázquez is the Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs and The Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law. After graduating from law school, where he was Articles and Book Reviews Editor of the Columbia Law Review, Dean Vazquez served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He then practiced law with Covington and Burling in Washington, DC, before joining the law school faculty as a visiting professor of law in 1990, and then as an associate professor in 1991. From 2000 to 2003, he was the United States member of the Inter-American Juridical Committee, the organ of the Organization of American States responsible for juridical matters and for promoting the progressive development and codification of international law in the Americas. Dean Vazquez has written and taught primarily in the areas of international law, constitutional law, and federal courts.


Forthcoming Works - Books

Thomas Buergenthal, Dinah Shelton, David P. Stewart & Carlos M. Vázquez, International Human Rights in a Nutshell (West 6th ed. forthcoming).

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Carlos M. Vázquez, Non-extraterritoriality, 137 Harv. L. Rev. 1290-1357 (2024). [WWW] [Gtown Law] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Carlos M. Vázquez, The Constitution as a Source of Remedial Law, 132 Yale L.J.F. 1062-1085 (2023). [WWW] [Gtown Law] [W] [SSRN]
Carlos M. Vázquez, Converse-Osborn: State Sovereign Immunity, Standing, and the Dog-Wagging Effect of Article III, 99 Notre Dame L. Rev. 717-759 (2023). [WWW] [Gtown Law] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

Brief for Professor Carlos M. Vazquez as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioners, Devillier v. Texas, No. 22-913 (U.S. Nov. 20, 2023). [WWW]