Winter Supplement for 'Bradley, Deeks, & Goldsmith, Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials'

Jack Goldsmith
Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 10:21 AM

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Here is the Winter 2020 Supplement for Bradley, Deeks, & Goldsmith, Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials (7th ed. 2020). These materials cover, among other things, the Supreme Court’s decision in Nestle v. Doe, which disallowed on extraterritoriality grounds a suit under the Alien Tort Statute against domestic corporations; the Court’s interpretation of the FSIA’s property takings exception in Federal Republic of Germany v. Philipp; the Court’s disallowance of a damages suit against a U.S. official for a cross-border shooting in Hernandez v. Mesa; the Biden administration’s reversal of various Trump administration foreign policy actions; efforts by Congress to regulate treaty withdrawal; lawsuits brought against China relating to the spread of COVID-19; the Biden administration’s use of force against Iran-backed militia groups in Syria; and the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

Jack Goldsmith is the Learned Hand Professor at Harvard Law School, co-founder of Lawfare, and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Before coming to Harvard, Professor Goldsmith served as Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel from 2003-2004, and Special Counsel to the Department of Defense from 2002-2003.

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