Shaping Foreign Policy in Times of Crisis: The Role of International Law and the State Department Legal Adviser

Shaping Foreign Policy in Times of Crisis: The Role of International Law and the State Department Legal Adviser

by Michael P. Scharf, Paul R. Williams
     
 

All ten of the living former U.S. State Department legal advisers from the Carter administration to that of George W. Bush examine the role international law played during the major crises on their watch.See more details below

Overview

All ten of the living former U.S. State Department legal advisers from the Carter administration to that of George W. Bush examine the role international law played during the major crises on their watch.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521167703
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: America's conscience on international law Harold Hongju Koh;
1. The compliance debate;
2. A brief history of L;
3. The path to L;
4. The Carter administration - Herbert J. Hansell;
5. The Carter administration - Roberts B. Owen;
6. The Reagan administration - Davis R. Robinson;
7. The Reagan administration and Bush administration - Abraham D. Sofaer;
8. The Bush (42nd) administration - Edwin D. Williamson;
9. The Bush (42nd) administration - Michael J. Matheson;
10. The Clinton administration - Conrad K. Harper;
11. The Clinton administration - David R. Andrews;
12. The Bush (44th) administration - William H. Taft IV;
13. The Bush (44th) administration - John B. Bellinger III;
14. State department legal adviser's roundtable;
15. Foreign legal adviser's roundtable;
16. Lawyering the treatment of detainees in the war on terrorism;
17. Conclusion.

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