International Law in the United States

Purpose edit

To develop the legal framework of international law as applied in the jurisdiction of the United States. This book will treat the United States Constitution as the middle piece by which international law is incorporated into domestic law.

Background edit

Upfront pocket - Update on Legal Developments edit

Is John Yoo right or wrong that waterboarding is not torture? edit

Is Blackwater a modern day 'pirate' within the meaning of U.S. domestic law? edit

Domestic Law edit

United States Constitution edit

Art. I sec. 8 cl. 10 edit

Bill of Rights edit

Procedure to Law edit

Presidential Signature edit
Congress Ratification edit

Treaties edit

"Every treaty and every international agreement entered into by any Member of the United Nations after the present Charter comes into force shall as soon as possible be registered with the Secretariat and published by it"[1]

Enforceability of Treaties in United States Courts edit

United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights edit

Jus Cogens edit

Writ of Habeas Corpus edit

Procedure edit

Domestic Procedure edit

Foreign Procedure edit

By United States Citizens v. Private Parties edit

An example of this would be Blackwater operating in Iraq

Citations edit

Domestic References edit

International References edit

http://www.un.org/rights/
http://www.un.org/Overview/rights.html
http://www.xs4all.nl/~ingel/c.ingelse/pot.htm


Secondary References edit

law review articles and the like go here

News and Other references edit

Top Bush Advisors Approved 'Enhanced Interrogation' Detailed Discussions Were Held About Techniques to Use on al Qaeda Suspects, abcnews.go.com, JAN CRAWFORD GREENBURG, HOWARD L. ROSENBERG and ARIANE de VOGUE, April 9, 2008