Professor Ramsey teaches and writes in the areas of Constitutional Law, Foreign Relations Law and International Business Law. He is the author of The Constitution's Text in Foreign Affairs (Harvard Univ. Press, 2007) and of numerous articles in leading scholarly journals, including "Textualism and War Powers" (Chicago Law Review, 2002) and "The Executive Power over Foreign Affairs" (with Professor Saikrishna Prakash) (Yale Law Journal, 2001). Ramsey received the 1998 Thorsnes Prize for excellence in teaching, and the 2002 and 2007 Thorsnes Prizes for outstanding scholarship. He has taught as a visiting professor for the University of California, San Diego, Department of Political Science and for the University of Paris-Sorbonne, Department of Comparative Law. Before joining the USD faculty in 1995, he served as a law clerk to Judge J. Clifford Wallace of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Justice Antonin Scalia of the U.S. Supreme Court, and practiced international business law with the firm of Latham & Watkins. Ramsey is a summa cum laude graduate of Stanford Law School, where he served as senior articles editor of the Stanford Journal of International Law.
- AB 1986, Dartmouth College
- JD 1989, Stanford University
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SCOTUScast 6-20-14 featuring Mike Ramsey and Thomas Lee
June 20, 2014
International & National Security Law and Litigation Practice Groups Podcast
June 19, 2014
SCOTUScast 5-2-14 featuring Michael Ramsey
May 02, 2014
International & National Security Law Practice Group Podcast
April 24, 2014
2011 National Lawyers Convention
November 10, 2011
September 27, 2007
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