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Anthony D'Amato's interest is in the theory of law. He writes in the areas of international law and jurisprudence, focusing upon their underlying analytic structure. His books include INTERNATIONAL LAW TODAY: A HANDBOOK; THE ALIEN TORT CLAIMS STATUTE; EUROPEAN UNION LAW ANTHOLOGY; INTERNATIONAL LAW: PROCESS AND PROSPECT (2nd ed.);ANALYTIC JURISPRUDENCE ANTHOLOGY; INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW, and three volumes of his collected papers: INTERNATIONAL LAW SOURCES, INTERNATIONAL LAW STUDIES and INTERNATIONAL LAW AND POLITICAL REALITY.
His first book, THE CONCEPT OF CUSTOM IN INTERNATIONAL LAW, published in 1971, is generally regarded as a classic and is one of the most widely cited works in international law. He has published more than 100 scholarly articles—over eighty of them are available on his SSRN Author Page; others are available as links to his web page.