Saturday, December 6, 2008

Symposium: International Law and the Constitution: Terms of Engagement

The current issue of the Fordham Law Review (Vol. 77, no. 2, November 2008) contains the proceedings of a symposium on "International Law and the Constitution: Terms of Engagement" that took place a year ago. Contents include:
  • Catherine Powell, Introduction
  • Martha F. Davis, Upstairs, Downstairs: Subnational Incorporation of International Humans Rights Law at the End of an Era
  • Aan Jenkins & Kevin Shawn Hsu, American Ideals & Human Rights: Findings from New Public Opinion Research by the Opportunity Agenda
  • Cynthia Soohoo & Suzanne Stolz, Bringing Theories of Human Rights Change Home
  • Shayana Kadidal, “Federalizing” Immigration Law: International Law as a Limitation on Congress’s Power to Legislate in the Field of Immigration
  • Lenora M. Lapidus, The Role of International Bodies in Influencing U.S. Policy to End Violence Against Women
  • Mark R. Shulman, The Four Freedoms: Good Neighbors Make Good Law and Good Policy in a Time of Insecurity
  • Harold Hongju Koh, Keynote Address
  • Julian Ku, Medellín’s Clear Statement Rule: A Solution for International Delegations
  • Janet Koven Levit, Does Medellín Matter?
  • Melissa A. Waters, Getting Beyond the Crossfire Phenomenon: A Militant Moderate’s Take on the Role of Foreign Authority in Constitutional Interpretation
  • Roger P. Alford, Courts and Constitutional Comparativism
  • Ruti Teitel, Humanity-Law: A New Interpretive Lens on the International Sphere