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Delegating State Powers

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ISBN13: 9781571051264
ISBN: 1571051260
Published: December 2000
Publisher: Transnational Publishers, Inc
Format: Hardback
Price: £108.00

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Increasingly, matters of direct concern to the American public are being regulated by international treaty regimes. Do these new international treaty regimes pose a challenge to the US constitutional order? In particular, how do treaty-based obligations interfere with property rights, freedom of expression, and the decentralisation of power in the federal system? This book deals with problems encountered by the United States, as a federal system. In complying with international treaty obligations at this period of renewed interest in state rights. It examines the ways in which the American constitutional system sometimes adapts to and sometimes erects barriers against the new system of global solutions to global problems. It investigates the resulting challenges of a treaty-by-treaty basis with special attention to such areas as human rights and disarmament.

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Can the United States delegate aspects of sovereignty to international regimes?, Thomas M. Franck
participation in treaty regimes - putting the constitutional and legal issues in historical perspective, Robert E. Dalton; the instance of environmental regimes, Diane Bu; the instance of commercial regimes, Eschrat Rahimi-Laridjani; the instance of chemical weapons control, Jeremy B. Zucker; the instance of collective security regimes, D.A. Jeremy Telman; instances of international criminal courts, Kristen Boon; instance of human rights regimes, Nina Schou; treaty implementation in Great Britain after ""devolution"", Sir Franklin Berman; constitutional implications of German participation in treaty regimes, Georg Nolte; a French constitutional perspective on treaty implementation, Alain Pellet.