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The court and the world : American law and the new global realities

Breyer, Stephen G. 1938- author.

New York : Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Available at Rod Library  UNI Stacks  (KF4581 .B74 2015 )()

  • Title:
    The court and the world : American law and the new global realities
  • Author: Breyer, Stephen G. 1938- author.
  • Subjects: International and municipal law -- United States
  • Description: The past is prologue. The Constitution, national security and individual 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. -- At home abroad. The foreign reach of American statutory law. Regulating international commerce -- Opening the courthouse door : the Alien Tort Statute and human rights. -- Beyond our shores. International agreements. Treaty interpretation : child custody -- Investment treaties : arbitration -- The treaty power : structure -- Postscript : home alone, a political discussion. -- The judge as diplomat. Interchange and substantive progress -- Advancing the rule of law.
    "In this original, far-reaching and timely book, Justice Stephen Breyer examines the work of SCOTUS in an increasingly interconnected world, a world in which all sorts of public and private activity--from the conduct of national security policy to the conduct of international trade--obliges the Court to consider and understand circumstances beyond America's borders. At a time when ordinary citizens may book international lodging directly through online sites like Airbnb, it has become clear that judicial awareness can no longer stop at the water's edge"--
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf
  • Creation Date: 2015
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Format: viii, 382 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-359) and index.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN9781101946190 ;ISBN1101946199
  • Source: 01NRTHIOW ALMA
  • Alma MMS ID: 991006745449702841

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