Friday, September 26, 2008

Conference: Treaty Self-Execution

The Duke-Harvard Foreign Relations Law Workshop will take place tomorrow at the Duke University School of Law. The topic is "Treaty Self-Execution." Here's the program:
  • What Does Medellín Stand For?
    • Sarah Cleveland (Columbia Univ. - Law), Self-Execution by Subject Matter after Medellín v. Texas
    • Martin Flaherty (Fordham Univ. - Law), Surrendering the Rule of Law in Foreign Relations
    • Edward Swaine (George Washington Univ. - Law), Non-Self-Execution and the Non-Separation of Powers
    • Ingrid Wuerth (Vanderbilt Univ. - Law), The New, New Formalism?
    • Discussant: Paul Stephan (Univ. of Virginia - Law)
  • Considerations Relevant to the Self-Execution Analysis
    • Anthony Bellia (Univ. of Notre Dame - Law) & Bradford Clark (George Washington Univ. - Law), Asking the Wrong Question: Treaties and the Self-Execution Debate
    • Duncan Hollis (Temple Univ. - Law), A Functional Theory of Self-Execution
    • Ralf Michaels (Duke Univ. - Law), Self-Execution as a Conflict of Laws Problem
    • Carloz Vázquez (Georgetown Univ. - Law), Declarations Regarding Self-Execution
    • Discussant: John Harrison (Univ. of Virginia - Law)
  • Treaties as Domestic Law
    • Curtis Bradley (Duke Univ. - Law), Treaties and Statutes are Different
    • Oona Hathaway (Univ. of California, Berkeley - Law), The Self-Execution Doctrine in Comparative Perspective
    • Ernest Young (Duke Univ. - Law), Treaties as “Part of Our Law”
    • Discussant: Edward Swaine (George Washington Univ. - Law)
  • Domestic Status of Non-Self-Executing Treaties
    • John Harrison (Univ. of Virginia - Law), Two Fallacies Concerning the Domestic Effect of Treaties
    • Nicholas Rosenkranz (Georgetown Univ. - Law), Non-Self-Execution and the Supreme Law of the Land
    • Neil Siegel (Duke Univ. - Law), Non-Self-Executing Treaties as Domestic Law: Juricentrism versus Policentrism
    • Discussant: Carlos Vázquez (Georgetown Univ. - Law)
  • Treaties, Youngstown, and Executive Power
    • Jack Goldsmith (Harvard Univ. - Law), Taking Care to Faithfully Execute Non-Self-Executing Treaties
    • Andrew Kent (Fordham Univ. - Law), Effects of Medellín’s Use of Youngstown on Congress’s Power to Implement Treaties
    • Paul Stephan (Univ. of Virginia - Law), Open Doors
    • Discussant: Ingrid Wuerth (Vanderbilt Univ. - Law)