The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities [First Vintage Books edition] 9781101946190, 9781101946206, 1101946202

pt. I. The past is prologue : the Constitution, national security, and individiual rights. Silence : Cicero and his &quo

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The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities [First Vintage Books edition]
 9781101946190, 9781101946206, 1101946202

Table of contents :
pt. I. The past is prologue : the Constitution, national security, and individiual rights. Silence : Cicero and his "political question" counterpart
A second approach : "The President wins"
A third approach : "The President goes too far"
"No blank check" : Guantanamo --pt. II. At home abroad : the foreign reach of American statutory law. Regulating international commerce
Opening the courthouse door : the Alien Tort Statute and human rights --
pt. III. Beyond our shores : international agreements. Treaty interpretation : child custody
Investment treaties : arbitration
The treaty power : structure
Postscript : home alone, a political discussion --
pt. IV. The judge as diplomat. Interchange and substantive progress
Advancing the rule of law.

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