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The Law of Nations and the United States Constitution

Anthony J. Bellia Jr. and Bradford R. Clark

Abstract

The Law of Nations and the United States Constitution offers anyone interested in constitutional governance in the United States a new lens through which to analyze the role of customary international law in U.S. courts. The book explains that the law of nations has never interacted with the Constitution in any single overarching way. Rather, the Constitution was designed to interact in distinct ways with each of the three traditional branches of the law of nations known to the founders—namely, the law merchant, the law of state-state relations, and the law maritime. By disaggregating how diff ... More

Keywords: law of nations, international law, Constitution, separation of powers, Supreme Court

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199841257
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841257.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony J. Bellia Jr., author

Bradford R. Clark, author