AJIL Unbound

By: Curtis A. Bradley and Carlos M. Vázquez | August 21, 2015 | 03:00 PM EDT

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AJIL Unbound is pleased to publish the second part of an Agora on the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Zivotofsky v. Kerry (Zivotofsky II).[1] As we explained in our introduction to the first part of the Agora published in July...

By: Julian Davis Mortenson | August 21, 2015 | 02:15 PM EDT

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If we stipulate that the Foreign Relations Authorization Act of 2002 presented a genuine constitutional conflict between the President and Congress, reasonable minds can differ about the outcome in Zivotofsky v. Kerry (Zivotofsky II).[1]...

By: Catherine Powell | August 21, 2015 | 02:15 PM EDT

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When the Supreme Court held that the executive branch has exclusive authority to recognize foreign sovereigns in the Jerusalem passport case, Zivotofsky v. Kerry (Zivotofsky II),[1]...

By: John Torpey | August 21, 2015 | 02:15 PM EDT

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In Zivotofsky v. Kerry,[1] the Supreme Court addressed the constitutionality of a 2002 law, Section 214(d) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003, which required consular officials to mark the word “Israel” as the birthplace of U.S. citizens who were...

By: Campbell McLachlan | August 21, 2015 | 02:00 PM EDT

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At first blush, the recent judgment of the U.S. Supreme Court in Zivotofsky v Kerry (Zivotofsky II)[1] reads as a strikingly American affair concerning the enduring force of the separation of powers under a written Constitution. Finding that the...

By: Tom Ginsburg | August 05, 2015 | 12:00 PM EDT

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AJIL Unbound is pleased to present this symposium on Stavros Gadinis’ article Three Pathways to Global Standards: Private, Regulator, and Ministry Networks[1], which appears in the January 2015 issue of the American Journal of International Law. Gadinis unpacks the widely deployed network concept to argue for a more refined...

By: Fleur Johns | August 05, 2015 | 11:00 AM EDT

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Open the website of the Financial Action Task Force (or FATF)[1] and find your way to the “FATF Presidency” page[2]. Up until the end of June...

By: Paul B. Stephan | August 05, 2015 | 11:00 AM EDT

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Three Pathways to Global Standards[1] broadens our understanding of structures that undergird international cooperation. Stavros Gadinis argues that different kinds of lawmaking networks propagate differently. Private networks depend on market success,...

By: Robert B. Ahdieh | August 05, 2015 | 10:45 AM EDT

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Over the last two decades, the scholarly study of transnational networks has—with select exceptions—been characterized by two features.

The first is an approach to transnational networks as a relatively singular phenomenon. Networks have largely been studied as a broadly encompassing choice of institutional design—with emphasis on the common characteristics that distinguish them from other design choices, rather than those that distinguish them from one another...

By: Curtis A. Bradley and Carlos M. Vázquez | July 20, 2015 | 01:00 PM EDT

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AJIL Unbound is pleased to publish an Agora on the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Zivotofsky v. Kerry (Zivotofsky II).[1] This highly anticipated separation-of-powers decision addresses the validity of congressional action alleged to intrude upon the President’s exclusive power to recognize...