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Prof. David L. Sloss

Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Global Law and Policy, Santa Clara Law
Professor Sloss is a prominent expert on the domestic application of international law in U.S. courts. He is the editor of a forthcoming book, to be published by Cambridge University Press, providing a comparative analysis of treaty enforcement in domestic courts. He has published articles in several leading law journals, including Stanford Law Review, Cornell Law Review, the American Journal of International Law, the Yale Journal of International Law, the Virginia Journal of International Law and the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. Before embarking on an academic career, Professor Sloss spent nine years as a civil servant in the U.S. Government. During that time, he helped draft and negotiate several important arms control treaties and other international agreements.
Professional Experience
Professor, Saint Louis University School of Law (1999-2008); Associate, Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati (1997-1999); Law Clerk, Judge Joseph T. Sneed, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1996-97); U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (1984-1993).
Education
Hampshire College, B.A. 1981
Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, M.P.P. 1983
Stanford Law School, J.D. 1996 with Distinction

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