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An American Amendment

Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 32, p. 475, 2009

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1357698

9 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last revised: 17 Mar 2009

Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz

Georgetown University Law Center

Date Written: March 11, 2009

Abstract

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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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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1357698

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