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Foreign Law and American Constitutional Interpretation: A Long and Venerable Tradition


Paul Finkelman


Albany Law School - Government Law Center

2007

NYU Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 63, 2007-2008

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This article offers a correction to the arguments of Justices Scalia and Thomas that the Supreme Court should not use foreign law (except perhaps in interpreting treaties), because it would violate the original intent of the Framers.

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Date posted: December 3, 2008  

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Finkelman, Paul, Foreign Law and American Constitutional Interpretation: A Long and Venerable Tradition (2007). NYU Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 63, 2007-2008. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1310733

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Albany Law School - Government Law Center ( email )
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Albany, NY 12208
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