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Author Breyer, Stephen G., 1938-
Title The court and the world : American law and the new global realities / Stephen Breyer.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 3  347.99 B    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 382 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-359) and index.
Contents Part I. 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 -- Part 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 -- Part III. Beyond our shores : international agreements. Treaty interpretation : child custody ; Investment treaties : arbitration ; The treaty power : structure ; Postscript : home alone, a political discussion -- Part IV. The judge as diplomat. Interchange and substantive progress ; Advancing the rule of law -- Epilogue.
Subject United States. Supreme Court.
International courts.
National security -- International cooperation.
International trade.
Added Title American law and the new global realities
ISBN 9781101946190 (hardback)
1101946199 (hardback)
9781101946206 (e-book)