U.S. Foreign Relations Law Posts

Institute in the Courts: Foreign Relations 4th Gains Attention

The Restatement of the Law Fourth, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States: Selected Topics in Treaties, Jurisdiction, and Sovereign Immunity, which was published in 2018, has been receiving significant attention in federal and state courts.

Foreign Relations Law Restatements Cited

Both the Third and Fourth Restatement of the Law, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States, were cited by the United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit in Lusik Usoyan v. Republic of Turkey.

Profiling of Judges

This article will discuss the recent French law on “legal analytics” (i.e. technology enabled profiling of judges).

U.S. Supreme Court Cites Foreign Relations 3d and Conflict of Laws 2d

In a dissenting opinion delivered in Hernández v. Mesa, No. 17-1678 (February 25, 2020), U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg quoted Restatement of the Law Third, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States § 402 and Restatement of the Law Second, Conflict of Laws § 145, Comment e.

Foreign Relations 4th Cited by D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

In a recent case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia cited the Restatement of the Law Fourth, The Foreign Relations Law of the United States, in holding that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia did not err in exercising extraterritorial jurisdiction over crimes committed by foreign nationals against U.S. law-enforcement officers on foreign soil.