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international-law - INTERNATIONAL LAW Differences in...

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INTERNATIONAL LAW Differences in National and International Law No single source for international law (All nations and international organizations) No single court for interpreting international law (nations must agree to appear) No world executive which can enforce international law International Law and the U.S. Constitution Foreign Commerce Clause (Art. I, Sec. 8) Only congress has the power to regulate “commerce with foreign nations” Treaty Clause (Art. II, Sec. 2) Gives the President the power to make treaties with consent of 2/3 rd of the Senate. Sources of International Law Treaties and Conventions (multi-national treaties sponsored by international organizations). These cover: o Human rights o Foreign aid o Navigation o Commerce o Settlement of Disputes Treaties and conventions take precedence over national law. Custom (practices between two or more nations in dealing with each other) o Consistent and reoccurring over a considerable period of time
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