TITLE

DEFENDING U.S. SOVEREIGNTY, SEPARATION OF POWERS, AND FEDERALISM IN MEDELLÍN V. TEXAS

AUTHOR(S)
Cruz, Ted
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Winter2010, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case wherein the State of Texas defended the U.S. sovereignty, separation of powers, and federalism in the case involving Jose Ernesto Medellin, who had been accused, convicted of a violent crime and sentenced to death. Medellin argued the enforcement of the U.S. Supreme Court on the Avena decision of the World Court and the Presidential Memorandum that binds the federal law. The Supreme Court decided that this case had implicated every part of the structural limitations on the government.
ACCESSION #
47692836

 

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