Foreign Relations Law
Edition: 4th 2011 (Revised)
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Description: A leading casebook in foreign relations, Foreign Relations Law: Cases andExamples, examines the constitutional and statutory law that regulates theconduct of contemporary U.S. foreign relations. Using a compelling mix of caseand noncase materials, Bradley and Goldsmith focus on U.S. affairs abroad andinternational cases in which the U.S. exercises jurisdiction. Its extensivecoverage of contemporary legal controversies and the grey areas betweeninternational and domestic affairs make this casebook a perennial favorite.The Fourth Edition has been updated to include the resounding effectsthe “war on terror” is having on all aspects of foreign relations policy andthe laws relating to detention, interrogation, surveillance, state secrets,habeas corpus and target killing. The impacts of recent events, such as U.S.military involvement in Libya, are given thorough treatment. New court casesaffecting habeas corpus and non-U.S. citizens, the president’s authority todetain alleged terrorists, and immunity for foreign officials in civil suitsare also included. In addition, there is new section on legal regulation ofCIA covert operations and clandestine operations by the U.S. military.Hallmark features of Foreign Relations Law:Extensive coverage of contemporary foreign relations law controversies,including:The scope of the president’s war powers and the validity ofexecutive agreements.The legal framework for the post-September 11 “war on terrorism.”Judicial reliance on foreign and international materials to interpretthe Constitution.Extraterritorial application of federal law.The relationship between national foreign affairs powers, including thetreaty power, and structural principles of federalism and separation of powers.The status of customary international law in the U.S. legal system,including international human rights litigation in U.S. courts.Cohesive theoretical framework that illuminates:The increasing importance of the intersection between international law andU.S. domestic law, and the blurred line between domestic and foreign affairs.The importance of constitutional structure in regulating foreign affairs.The historical relevance of modern controversies.The ways constitutional law on foreign affairs is often developed outsidethe courts.Detailed Teacher’s ManualExtensive Notes and Questions for each topicCompelling mix of cases and noncase materialsThe revised Fourth Edition includes:New section on legal regulation of covert operations by the CIAand clandestine operations by the U. S. military .Revision of the war powers material to include recent developments,including U.S. military operations in Libya, and issues andthe debate surrounding the war on terrorism.Discussion of recent war on terror decisions by the D.C. Circuit andthe D.C. District Court, including Al-Bihani v. Obama, Maqaleh v.Gatesand Al-Aulaqi v. Obama .Excerpt from U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Samantar v. Yousuf,concerning immunity of foreign officials in civil suits brought inU.S. Courts.Excerpt of Second Circuit’s decision in Kiobel v. Royal DutchPetroleum Co., concerning the ability of human rights victims tosue corporations under the Alien Tort Statute.Notes and Questions
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List price: $197.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Publication date: 11/21/2011
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
|Summary of Contents|
|Introduction: Historical and Conceptual Foundations|
|Courts and Foreign Relations|
|Congress and the President in Foreign Relations|
|War on Terrorism|
|States and Foreign Relations|
|Treaties and Other International Agreements|
|Customary International Law|
|Constitution of the United States|
|Select Jurisdictional Provisions|
|Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act|