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Constitutional Law

Constitution

1997

Michigan Journal of International Law

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The Meaning Of "Advice And Consent": The Senate's Constitutional Role In Treatymaking, Howard R. Sklamberg Jan 1997

The Meaning Of "Advice And Consent": The Senate's Constitutional Role In Treatymaking, Howard R. Sklamberg

Michigan Journal of International Law

This article analyzes the role that the Constitution assigns to the Senate in treatymaking and the implications of this role on the relationship between the President and the Senate. Part I examines the meaning of "advice and consent" in the Treaty Clause. It discusses the origins of the phrase "advice and consent," the history of the drafting of the Treaty Clause, and the implications of the Framers' decision to include the Treaty Clause in Article II of the Constitution.


Law And Religion In Israel And Iran: How The Integration Of Secular And Spiritual Laws Affects Human Rights And The Potential For Violence, S. I. Strong Jan 1997

Law And Religion In Israel And Iran: How The Integration Of Secular And Spiritual Laws Affects Human Rights And The Potential For Violence, S. I. Strong

Michigan Journal of International Law

Part I of this article provides a brief sketch of the principles of the two majority religions at issue in this discussion and an overview of the history of both Israel and Iran. It explains why each nation has chosen to structure itself as it has and why the imposition of U.S.-style secularism would be an inappropriate method of dealing with the religio-legal conflict in the two societies. Part II compares the fundamental or constitutional laws of the two nations by analyzing the provisions, policies, and practices most influenced by religion. After identifying and analyzing the laws themselves ...