Tag Archives: customary international law

Counterterrorism and Global Trade — Legal Developments — Need a More Effective Congress and International Law.

In his two books, Jack Goldsmith rationalized the growth of presidential power in the War on Terror, addressing both the Bush and Obama administrations. And of course he tries to justify his actions, with some limited success, while in the … Continue reading

Posted in Global Trade Relations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Supreme Court and International Law — An Unclear Future …..

The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the “Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991” only applies to individuals and not corporations. (Mohamad v. Palestinian Authority). This was based on the interpretation of the term “individuals.” This was a technical but a … Continue reading

Posted in Global Trade Relations | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment