Beyond the Veil of Federalism: Protecting the Consular Rights of Foreign Nationals in United States Courts by Adisada Dudic

I. Introduction The United State of America must comply with the decisions of the International Court of Justice (ICJ).  This obligation comes from Article 94 of the United Nations Charter, ratified in 1945.[1] In Medellín v. Texas, the US Supreme Court said that the Supremacy Clause of the US Constitution does not require Texas to