Prevent the Misuse of Foreign Law in Federal Courts (HR 973)

H.R.973
Latest Title: To amend title 28, United States Code, to prevent the misuse of foreign law in Federal courts, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Adams, Sandy [FL-24]

Cosponsors 85, including seven Chairmen of House Committees, one former Attorney General of California now in Congress, two Committee Vice Chairmen, and five Virginia Republican Members of Congress.

3/9/2011–Introduced.

Amends the federal judicial code to prohibit federal courts from deciding any issue on the authority of foreign law, except to the extent that the Constitution or an Act of Congress requires such consideration.

 

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