An American Amendment
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 32, p. 475, 2009
9 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last revised: 17 Mar 2009
Date Written: March 11, 2009
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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