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.

Scholarship

Forthcoming Works - Book Chapters and Collected Works

Carlos Manuel Vázquez & Duncan B. Hollis, Treaty Self-Execution as “Foreign” Foreign Relations Law?, in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law (Curtis A. Bradley ed., Oxford University Press forthcoming)
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Books

Carlos M. Vázquez, Thomas Buergenthal, Dinah Shelton & David P. Stewart, International Human Rights in a Nutshell (St. Paul, Minn.: West Academic Publishing 5th ed. 2017). [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Carlos M. Vázquez & Stephen I. Vladeck, The Constitutional Right to Collateral Post-Conviction Review, 103 Va. L. Rev. 905-962 (2017). [WWW] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Carlos M. Vázquez, Habeas as Forum Allocation: A New Synthesis, 71 U. Miami L. Rev. 645-701 (2017). [WWW] [Gtown Law] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Carlos M. Vázquez, Introduction to Symposium on the Third Restatement of Conflict of Laws, 110 Am. J. Int'l L. (Unbound) 137-138 (2016).