U.S. Foreign Relations Law Posts

Does President Trump Control Head-of-State Immunity Determinations in US Courts?

Here is how foreign official immunity works. In the United States, the immunity of foreign states from suit in both state and federal court is governed by a federal statute, the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA). But the Supreme Court has held that the FSIA does not apply to claims against individual foreign officials…

Treaty Termination

U.S. Foreign Relations Law Reporters Edward Swaine and Curtis Bradley discuss the question of treaty termination in this video.

U.S. Foreign Relations Law: Project Update

Final sections of Jurisdiction, Sovereign Immunity, and Treaties will be on the agenda at the 2017 Annual Meeting. Membership approval of the three drafts at the Annual Meeting would complete these portions of the U.S. Foreign Relations Law project.

International Law in the Age of Trump: A Post-Human Rights Agenda

ALI Member and Restatement of the Law Fourth, Foreign Relations Law – Immunity Reporter Ingrid Wuerth of Vanderbilt Law School presented the final 2016 lecture in the World Affairs Council series at UNC Asheville on Dec 6. Her lecture titled "International Law in the...