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International Law and Institutions and the American Constitution in War and Peace

17 Pages Posted: 21 May 2014  

Thomas H. Lee

Fordham University School of Law

Date Written: May 20, 2014

Abstract

This Article describes how international law and institutions are not necessarily incompatible with U.S. sovereign interests today and how they were historically accepted as valid inputs to interpreting and implementing the Constitution during the founding and infancy of the United States and through the Civil War.

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Lee, Thomas H., International Law and Institutions and the American Constitution in War and Peace (May 20, 2014). Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 31, No. 291, 2013; Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2439286. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2439286

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