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Presidential powers, state court prosecutions & the Vienna Convention

Scotusblog features filings in the case of Medellin v. Texas which presents the issue of whether the executive branch of the federal government has the power to ensure that state courts complied with the World Court's decision on the rights of foreign nationals arrested and prosecuted within the US for crimes that occurred here.

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