Hastings College of Law
In determining the effect of treaties, the adage pacta sunt servanda ("agreements are to be kept") remains a foundation of international law? By contrast, when American courts consider international conventions, the principle barely rises to the rank of analytic starting point.
William Park & Alexander A. Yanos,
Treaty Obligations and National Law: Emerging Conflicts in International Arbitration
Hastings Law Journal
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