The constitution's text in foreign affairs / Michael D. Ramsey.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ramsey, Michael D., 1964-
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : a textual theory of foreign affairs law
  • I : SOURCES OF NATIONAL POWER: Do foreign affairs powers come from the Constitution? : Curtiss-Wright and the myth of inherent powers
  • Foreign affairs and the Articles of Confederation : the Constitution in context
  • II : PRESIDENTIAL POWER IN FOREIGN AFFAIRS: The Steel Seizure case and executive power over foreign affairs
  • Executive foreign affairs power and the Washington administration
  • Steel Seizure revisited : the limits of executive power
  • Executive power and its critics
  • III : SHARED POWERS OF THE SENATE: The executive Senate : treaties and appointments
  • Goldwater v. Carter : do treaties bind the President?
  • The non-treaty power : executive agreements and United States v. Belmont
  • IV : CONGRESS'S FOREIGN AFFAIRS POWERS: Legislative power in foreign affairs : why NAFTA is (sort of) unconstitutional
  • The meanings of declaring war
  • Beyond declaring war : war powers of Congress and the President
  • V : STATES AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Can states have foreign policies? : Zschernig v. Miller and the limits of framers' intent
  • States versus the President : the Holocaust Insurance Case
  • Missouri v. Holland and the Seventeenth Amendment
  • VI : COURTS AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Judging foreign affairs : Goldwater v. Carter revisited
  • The Paquete Habana : is international law part of our law?
  • Courts, presidents, and international law
  • Conclusion : the textual structure of foreign affairs law.