John J. Reinke


This Note will discuss recent US import quotas in light of the United States' obligations under GATT. Part I of this Note will examine the legal frameworks of the US Constitution, GATT, and section 301. Part Ii will focus on the domestic and international conflicts that have stemmed from recent protectionist legislation proposed by Congress. Part III will criticize the conflict between the President and congress, the application of section 301, and the dispute resolution provisions of GATT. Finally, Part IV will propose improvements for the performance of the United States under GATT and section 301. This Note will conclude that the United States must improve its trade policy by coordinating its trade actions with section 301 and GATT.