More Apology than Utopia. Reviewing Curtis A. Bradley, International Law in the U.S. Legal System
108 American Journal of International Law (2014 Forthcoming)
16 Pages Posted: 23 Oct 2013 Last revised: 1 Nov 2013
Date Written: October 23, 2013
Curtis Bradley’s book, International Law in the U.S. Legal System, provides a skillful description of its topic in a much-needed contribution to several fields of law. This short review provides an overview of the book, notes its many strengths, and points out a few minor weaknesses in coverage. It concludes by offering some thoughts on an issue largely unaddressed by Bradley: how to evaluate as a normative matter the controversial doctrinal developments he describes.
Keywords: international law, international law in domestic courts, foreign relations, book review, Alien Tort Statute, Kiobel, Medellin
JEL Classification: K33
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