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Julian G. Ku

The Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor in Constitutional Law and Professor of Law


Degrees

JD, 1998, Yale Univ; BA, 1994, Yale Univ


Bio

Professor Ku teaches international, constitutional, and corporate law subjects. His main research interest is the intersection of international and domestic law. He has recently published articles on the constitutional aspects of foreign relations in the Yale Law Journal,  the Supreme Court Review and Constitutional Commentary. 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 and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
LAW 2521 INTRO TO AMER LGL SYS PRT I Graduate
LAW 2867 INDEPENDENT STUDY Graduate
LAW 2872 INTL COMM ARBITRN MOOT COMPTN Graduate
LAW 2876 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANS Graduate
LAW 2898 LAW OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE Graduate
LAW 2993 INTRO TO AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM Graduate
LAW 3760 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I Graduate
LAW 3761 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW II Graduate
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