A major factor in the development of a world rule of law is the attitude of municipal courts toward questions possibly involving international customary law. Mr. Schechter reviews the practice of American federal and state courts since the end of World War II, concentrating on the types of evidence considered to establish the existence of customary rules.
Towards a World Rule of Law-Customary International Law in American Courts,
29 Fordham L. Rev. 313
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