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Published: 27 October 2016

472 Pages


ISBN: 9780199364022

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Winner of the ASIL 2017 Certificate of Merit in Creative Scholarship

The Death of Treaty Supremacy

An Invisible Constitutional Change

David L. Sloss

  • Provides the first detailed history of the Constitution's treaty supremacy rule and describes a process of invisible constitutional change
  • Discusses contemporary, doctrinal controversies related to self-execution and treaty supremacy
  • Analyzes the implications of the U.S. ratified UN Charter that obligates nations to promote human rights "for all without distinction as to race"
  • Discusses the implications of the de facto Bricker Amendment for contemporary constitutional theory