TITLE

"A DECENT RESPECT TO THE OPINIONS OF MANKIND": REFERRING TO FOREIGN LAW TO EXPRESS AMERICAN NATIONHOOD

AUTHOR(S)
Tushnet, Mark
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2006, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p809
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the reference on non-U.S. laws in U.S. Supreme Court opinions. Author Eugene Kontorovich considers prudence as one major reason behind the need to pay respect to the opinions of mankind. The correlation between the reference of the non-U.S. laws and the common sense philosophy in Scotland is cited.
ACCESSION #
22604247

 

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