Chapter 27 Notes

Chapter 27 Notes - Ch. 27 International Law the law that...

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Ch. 27 International Law – the law that governs relations among nations Sources of international law o International customs – evidence of a general practice accepted as law o Treaties and international agreements – formal agreement between two nations o International organizations – membership group that operates across borders International principles and doctrines o Comity – principle by which one nation defers to and gives effect to the laws and decrees of another nation o Act of State Doctrine – doctrine providing that the judicial branch of one country will not examine the validity of public acts committed by a recognized foreign government within its own territory o Expropriation – seizure by a government of a privately owned business for proper public purpose o Confiscation – taking of business without purpose or compensation o Doctrine of sovereign immunity – doctrine that immunizes foreign nations from the jurisdiction of U.S. courts when certain conditions are satisfied
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