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Curtis A Bradley, William Van Alstyne Professor of Law and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs  

Office Location: Duke Law School 210 Science Drive
Duke Box: 90362
Email Address: cbradley@law.duke.edu
Web Page: http://www.law.duke.edu/fac/bradleyc/

Areas of Expertise

    Research Description: Curtis Bradley is the Richard and Marcy Horvitz Professor of Law and associate director of the Program in Public Law. He joined the Duke law faculty in 2005, after teaching at the University of Virginia and University of Colorado law schools. His courses include Public International Law and Foreign Relations Law. Professor Bradley graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1988. He then clerked for Judge David Ebel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and Justice Byron White of the U.S. Supreme Court. After his clerkships, Professor Bradley practiced law for several years at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. He began teaching in 1995 at the University of Colorado School of Law, and he received tenure there in 1999. In 2000, he joined the faculty at the University of Virginia School of Law as a full professor. In 2004, he served as Counselor on International Law in the Legal Adviser's Office of the U.S. State Department. Professor Bradley has written numerous articles concerning both international law and U.S. foreign relations law, including articles published in the Harvard, Stanford, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Duke, and Georgetown law journals. He is also the co-author of two casebooks: Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials (Aspen Press 2003) (with Jack Goldsmith), and International Law (Aspen Press 4th ed. 2003) (with Barry Carter and Phillip Trimble).

    Teaching (Fall 2015):

    • Law 711.01, War powers Synopsis
      Law school 4046, Th 01:45 PM-03:35 PM

    Recent Publications

    1. C.A. Bradley (with Jack Goldsmith). "The War on Terrorism: International Law, Clear Statement Requirements, and Constitutional Design." Harv. L. Rev. 2683 118 (2005).
    2. C.A. Bradley (with Jack Goldsmith). "Congressional Authorization and the War on Terrorism." Harv. L. Rev. 2047 118 (2005).
    3. C.A. Bradley (with Professor Martin Flaherty of Fordham Law School). "Executive Power, Essentialism and Foreign Affairs." Michigan Law Review 102 (2004): 545-648.
    4. C.A. Bradley (with Professor Jack Goldsmith of Harvard Law School). Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials. Aspen Press, 2003.
    5. C.A. Bradley (with Professor Barry Carter of the Georgetown Law Center). International Law (4th ed.). Aspen Press, 2003.

    Curtis A Bradley