Curtis Bradley

Curtis Bradley teaches and writes in the areas of international law, foreign relations law, federal courts, and constitutional law.  Before coming to Chicago, he was the William Van Alstyne Professor at Duke Law School.  He holds a JD degree from Harvard Law School and a BA degree from the University of Colorado.  After graduating from law school, he clerked for Justice Byron R. White on the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge David M. Ebel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and he practiced law for several years at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C.  He is the author of International Law in the U.S. Legal System (3d ed. 2020) and the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law (2019).  He is also the co-author of two casebooks: Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials (7th ed. 2020), and Federal Courts and the Law of Federal-State Relations (9th ed. 2018).  He has served as Counselor on International Law in the Legal Adviser’s Office of the U.S. State Department and as a Reporter for the Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States.  

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