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Ethan G. Kate

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A “Supremer” Court?: How An Unfavorable Ruling In The Inter-American Commission On Human Rights Should Impact United States Domestic Violence Jurisprudence, Ethan G. Kate Aug 2010

A “Supremer” Court?: How An Unfavorable Ruling In The Inter-American Commission On Human Rights Should Impact United States Domestic Violence Jurisprudence, Ethan G. Kate

Ethan G. Kate

After her substantive and procedural due process claims were dismissed in the Supreme Court, Jessica Gonzales took the unprecedented step of filing a claim with the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, the first time such an allegation of human rights violations had been brought against the United States. Gonzales’ case has implicated two hot-button issues in modern United States jurisprudence: domestic violence prevention and the role of international law in domestic courts. Several scholars have looked at Gonzales’ case as it relates either to domestic violence or international law, but few have looked at the interplay between both issues. Specifically ...


A “Supremer” Court?: How An Unfavorable Ruling In The Inter-American Commission On Human Rights Should Impact United States Domestic Violence Jurisprudence, Ethan G. Kate Aug 2010

A “Supremer” Court?: How An Unfavorable Ruling In The Inter-American Commission On Human Rights Should Impact United States Domestic Violence Jurisprudence, Ethan G. Kate

Ethan G. Kate

After her substantive and procedural due process claims were dismissed in the Supreme Court, Jessica Gonzales took the unprecedented step of filing a claim with the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, the first time such an allegation of human rights violations had been brought against the United States. Gonzales’ case has implicated two hot-button issues in modern United States jurisprudence: domestic violence prevention and the role of international law in domestic courts. Several scholars have looked at Gonzales’ case as it relates either to domestic violence or international law, but few have looked at the interplay between both issues. Specifically ...