International Law in the United States
To develop the legal framework of international law as applied in the jurisdiction of the United States. This book will treat the United States Constitution as the middle piece by which international law is incorporated into domestic law.
Upfront pocket - Update on Legal Developments
Is John Yoo right or wrong that waterboarding is not torture?
Is Blackwater a modern day 'pirate' within the meaning of U.S. domestic law?
United States Constitution
Art. I sec. 8 cl. 10
Bill of Rights
Procedure to Law
"Every treaty and every international agreement entered into by any Member of the United Nations after the present Charter comes into force shall as soon as possible be registered with the Secretariat and published by it"
Enforceability of Treaties in United States Courts
United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Writ of Habeas Corpus
By United States Citizens v. Private Parties
An example of this would be Blackwater operating in Iraq
law review articles and the like go here
News and Other references
Top Bush Advisors Approved 'Enhanced Interrogation' Detailed Discussions Were Held About Techniques to Use on al Qaeda Suspects, abcnews.go.com, JAN CRAWFORD GREENBURG, HOWARD L. ROSENBERG and ARIANE de VOGUE, April 9, 2008