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Robert H. Knowles

Robert-Knowles

Assistant Professor of Law

Robert.Knowles@valpo.edu
219-465-7976
SSRN Bio

Education

J.D. Northwestern University School of Law, magna cum laude (2001)
B.A. St. Olaf College (1993)

Courses Taught

Civil Procedure
Administrative Law
National Security Law

Recent Scholarship

National Security Rulemaking, 41 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2014).

Gender-Based Affirmative Action in Combat Roles, 45 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. __ (forthcoming 2014).

Affirmative Action in the Military, in AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES (James Beckman ed., Praeger, forthcoming 2014).

A Realist Defense of the Alien Tort Statute, 88 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1117 (2011).

Bagram, Boumediene, and Limited Government, 59 DePaul L. Rev. 801 (2010) (with Marc D. Falkoff).

Responses to Ten Questions on National Security, 36 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 5061 (2010) (invited contribution).

American Hegemony and the Foreign Affairs Constitution, 41 Ariz. St. L.J. 87 (2009) (reviewed by the Constitutional Law Profs Blog, at http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/2009/02/knowles-on-amer.html

Toward a Limited-Government Theory of Extraterritorial Detention, 62 N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am. L. 637 (2007) (with Marc D. Falkoff).

Detainee Policy and the Rule of Law: A Response, 48 Harv. Int’l L.J. Online 69 (2007).

The Balance of Forces and the Empire of Liberty: States’ Rights and the Louisiana Purchase, 88 Iowa L. Rev. 343 (2003).

Shorter Publications

Israeli Lessons for Guantanamo Bay: Why the U.S. Military Must Withdraw from the Detention Camp, New Republic (July 28, 2013), at http://www.newrepublic.com/article/114063/guantanamo-bay-hunger-strike-suicides-show-need-end-military-rule

The U.S. Military Needs Affirmative Action Now More Than Ever, New Republic (June 24, 2013), at http://www.newrepublic.com/article/113603/affirmative-action-us-military-still-essential

Looking to U.S. Courts for Justice, L.A. Daily L.J. (Aug. 21, 2011).

Responses to Ten Questions on National Security, 36 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 5061 (2010).

Detainee Policy and the Rule of Law: A Response, 48 Harv. Int’l L.J. Online 69 (2007).