An American Amendment

Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz

Georgetown University Law Center

March 11, 2009

Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 32, p. 475, 2009
Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1357698

In two of the most controversial cases of the past decade, the Supreme Court relied on foreign law to help determine the meaning of the United States Constitution. This short Essay explains why such citations violate important constitutional principles, and it proposes a constitutional amendment to forbid them.

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Date posted: March 12, 2009 ; Last revised: March 17, 2009

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Rosenkranz, Nicholas Quinn, An American Amendment (March 11, 2009). Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 32, p. 475, 2009; Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1357698. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1357698

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Washington, DC 20001
United States
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