Carlos M. Vázquez

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Carlos M. Vázquez is Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.  He is a member of the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law and has been a member of the U.N. Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and of the Inter-American Juridical Committee of the Organization of American States.  He has served on the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law, and is a member of the American Law Institute, where he was an advisor to the Restatement (Fourth) of Foreign Relations Law of the United States.  He writes and teaches primarily in the areas of Conflict of Laws, International Law, Federal Courts, and Foreign Relations Law, and his writing has appeared in the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Columbia Law Review, and the American Journal of International Law, among other journals.

Posts by Carlos M. Vázquez

Cassirer on Remand: Considering the Laws of Other Interested States

Claude Cassirer brought suit in federal court in California eighteen years ago against the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum of Madrid, Spain, to recover a painting by Camille Pissarro that was stolen from his grandmother by the Nazis during World War II.  After a reversal and remand from the U.S. Supreme Court last summer, the case is…

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