Uncertainty surrounds the field of foreign relations federalism. The Supreme Court has left lower courts to decide significant issues with little guidance, the Constitution provides little direct instruction, and the tension between national and state authority creates policy arguments on both sides based on uncertain conceptions on injury to these interests. Scholars should seize the opportunity to explore new functions and values for states in today’s globalized world.
GW Paper Series
Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2001