A short analysis of the relative authoritative value of the US Constitution and the UN Charter when the two documents are in conflict.
As we know, each document contains a supremacy clause.
Therefore determine which document has primacy when the situation in question is resolved within the US legal system?
And, which document has primacy when the situation in question is resolved within the international legal system?
Are your answers the same or different and why?
In answering the second question, consult the the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VCLT).
The VCLT is available on the iNet and we will be studying it as part of the material discussed in Chapter One of the Steinhardt casebook.
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The UN Charter is the treaty that founded the international organization called the United Nations. It was signed in 1945 in San Francisco by 50 of its 51 original member states. United States of America were one of the signatories of this treaty. Since then there has been an ongoing debate in the US, about the application of the UN Charter in the US legal system and conflict between these two documents....
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