Stephen E. Sachs is a scholar of civil procedure, constitutional law, Anglo-American legal history, and conflict of laws. He joined the Duke University School of Law faculty after practicing in the litigation group of Mayer Brown LLP in Washington, D.C.
Sachs' research spans a variety of substantive topics, focusing on the history of procedural and private law and the implications of that history for public law and current disputes. His research interests include the law of judgments, sovereign immunity, the legal status of corporations, and limitations on official power.
At Duke Law, Sachs teaches Civil Procedure and Conflict of Laws.
Sachs clerked for Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. during the 2009-2010 Supreme Court term. He clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in 2007-2008, prior to joining Mayer Brown.
- J.D., Yale Law School
- B.A., Harvard University
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Jeffrey F. Addicott • Jack Beermann • Josh Blackman • Samuel L. Bray • Johnny Rex Buckles • Jud Campbell • Gregory Dolin • Tessa Dysart • Richard A. Epstein • Scott D. Gerber • Andy Grewal • Sean J. Griffith • John C. Harrison • Gail L. Heriot • Carissa Byrne Hessick • Ryan Holte • Justin (Gus) Hurwitz • Irina D. Manta • Marah Stith McLeod • Robert T. Miller • Jonathan Mitchell • George Mocsary • Christina M. Mulligan • Michael B. Rappaport • Stephen E. Sachs • Tuan Samahon • Bradley Shannon • Erin Sheley • Ilya Somin • Lee J. Strang • David Upham • Eugene Volokh • Stephen J. Ware • Christopher Wolfe • John C. Yoo • David Zaring • Todd Zywicki
|Topics:||Administrative Law & Regulation • Criminal Law & Procedure • Financial Services • International Law & Trade • International & National Security Law • Constitution|
|Topics:||Federalism & Separation of Powers|
19th Annual Faculty Conference
This panel was held on January 5, 2017 during the 19th Annual Faculty Conference in...
Atlantic Marine Construction Co. v. United States District Court for the Western District of Texas - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 2-3-14 featuring Stephen Sachs
On December 3, 2013, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Atlantic Marine Construction Co. v....
Atlantic Marine Construction Co. v. United States District Court for the Western District of Texas - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 11-12-13 featuring Stephen Sachs
On October 9, 2013, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Atlantic Marine Construction Co....