Powers Inherent in Sovereignty: Indians, Aliens, Territories, and the Nineteenth Century Origins of Plenary Power over Foreign Affairs

Cleveland, Sarah H.
November 2002
Texas Law Review;Nov2002, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Examines the historical origins of the doctrine of inherent powers of the U.S. government over foreign affairs and its ratification by the Supreme Court's decision concerning Indians, aliens and territories in the 19th century. Concept of sovereignty; Scope of Constitution; Discussion on Indians and Sovereignty under international law; Law and court cases on immigration; Authority over the territories.


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