Law, “International Law,” and American Sovereignty

To President Obama, the concept of international law is palpable, as his September 2009 speech to the U.N. Security Council emphasized: “[W]e must demonstrate that international law is not an empty promise, and that treaties will be enforced.” Many in his administration are doing their utmost to subvert America’s well-deserved reputation as an adherent of the rule of law by subordinating it to the dangerous concept that international law, as defined by its high priests, overrides our domestic law, including in the judiciary. Continue reading “Law, “International Law,” and American Sovereignty”