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

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

Brief Amici Curiae of Erwin Chemerinsky, Aziz Huq, Leah Litman, David Strauss, Carlos Vázquez, and Larry Yackle in Support of Respondent, Mathena v. Malvo, No. 18-217 (U.S. Aug. 27, 2019).
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Brief of Carlos M. Vázquez and Anya Bernstein as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners, Hernández v. Mesa, No. 17-1678 (U.S. Aug. 9, 2019).
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Book Chapters & Collected Works

Carlos Manuel Vázquez, The Four Doctrines of Self-Executing Treaties, in 1 Foreign Relations Law 736-764 (Curtis A. Bradley ed., Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing 2019).
Duncan B. Hollis & Carlos Manuel Vázquez, Treaty Self-Execution as “Foreign” Foreign Relations Law?, in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law 467-484 (Curtis A. Bradley ed., New York: Oxford University Press 2019).
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Carlos M. Vázquez, Choice-of-Law as Geographic Scope Limitation, in Resolving Conflicts in the Law: Essays in Honour of Lea Brilmayer 42-77 (Chiara Giorgetti & Natalie Klein eds., Boston: Brill Nijhoff 2019).