Const Law II: Foreign Affairs/Constitution

This course examines the constitutional and statutory doctrines regulating the conduct of American foreign relations. Topics include the distribution of foreign relations powers between the three branches of the federal government, the status of international law in U.S. courts, the scope of the treaty power, the validity of executive agreements, the pre-emption of state foreign relations activities, the power to declare and conduct war, and the political question and other doctrines regulating judicial review in foreign relations cases.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday, Wednesday 2:15 - 3:30 pm TNH 2.139
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Take-home 5/12/16

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed

Textbooks

  • Foreign Relations Law - Bradley & Goldsmith
      Aspen , edition: 5th
      ISBN: 978-1454839217   (required)