Professor Ku teaches international and constitutional law subjects. His main research interest is the intersection of international and domestic law. He has published articles on the constitutional aspects of foreign relations in journals such as the Yale Law Journal,the Supreme Court Review and Constitutional Commentary. He is the co-author, with John Yoo, of a forthcoming book on globalization and the U.S. Constitution from Oxford University Press. He also is a co-founder of the international law weblog Opinio Juris.
Before joining the Hofstra faculty in 2002, Professor Ku served as a law clerk to Judge Jerry Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and as an Olin Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Virginia Law School. Professor Ku also practiced as an associate at the New York City law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton, specializing in litigation and arbitration arising out of international disputes. Professor Ku has also been a visiting professor at the College of William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law in Williamsburg, Virginia. During the spring of 2011, Professor Ku was the Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer in Law at East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai, China.
- B.A., Yale College
- J.D., Yale Law School
International & National Security Law Practice Group and Litigation Practice Group Podcast
May 13, 2013
2012 National Lawyers Convention
November 20, 2012
Faculty Division Podcast 06-06-12 featuring Julian Ku and Martin Flaherty
June 06, 2012
April 19, 2012
January 08, 2010
Winter v. Natural Resources Defense Council
October 22, 2008