International Law and Litigation in the United States / Edition 3

International Law and Litigation in the United States / Edition 3

by Jordan J. Paust, Jon M. Van Dyke
     
 

This coursebook is unique because it provides a detailed focus on the use, and possibilities of use, of international law in U.S. domestic legal processes. Attention is paid to various forms of incorporation of international law into U.S. federal and state legal processes, questions of federal and state jurisdictional competencies regarding civil and criminal

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Overview

This coursebook is unique because it provides a detailed focus on the use, and possibilities of use, of international law in U.S. domestic legal processes. Attention is paid to various forms of incorporation of international law into U.S. federal and state legal processes, questions of federal and state jurisdictional competencies regarding civil and criminal sanctions, hurdles concerning actual litigation and prosecution, extradition, and cooperation in transnational law enforcement (civil and criminal). Covers traditional topics such as: the nature, sources, and evidences of international law; jurisdiction under international law; the law of the sea; and the use of armed force.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314199843
Publisher:
West Academic
Publication date:
05/08/2009
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1280
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.90(d)

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