After graduating from law school, where he was Articles and Book Reviews Editor of the Columbia Law Review, Professor 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. Professor 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, The Scope of the Constitutional Right to Collateral Relief in State Court—A Reply, 18 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 675-687 (2021).
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Carlos M. Vázquez, Bivens and the Ancien Régime, 96 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1923-1941 (2021).
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Carlos M. Vázquez & Stephen I. Vladeck, Testa, Crain, and the Constitutional Right to Collateral Relief, 72 Fla. L. Rev. F. 10-21 (2021).
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U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

Brief of Erwin Chemerinsky, Eric M. Freedman, Craig Futterman, Martin Guggenheim, Bernard E. Harcourt, Shani M. King, Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier, Issa Kohler-Hausmann, Leah Litman, Christopher Seeds, Alison Siegler, Carol Steiker, David A. Strauss, Carlos Manuel Vázquez, Gideon Yaffe, Steven Zeidman as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner, Jones v. Mississippi, No. 18-1259 (U.S. June 12, 2020).