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Digest of United States Practice in International Law 2002


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In order to assist readers in locating the full text of documents which are excerpted in the 2002 Digest but readily accessible elsewhere, the volume includes citations to Internet or other public sources. This listing has been created for documents that are not readily available.

List of Documents

Chapter 1. Nationality, Citizenship, and Immigration

  1. Department of State telegram to all diplomatic and consular posts concerning dual citizenship of Department of State employees (March 2, 2002)
  2. Department of State telegram to all diplomatic and consular posts concerning citizenship of twins conceived in vitro (January 8, 2002)
  3. Department of State telegram re exception to two-parent requirement for child?s passport where court order (May 15, 2002)
  4. Department of State telegram re exception to two-parent requirement for child?s passport in abduction case (November 13, 2002)
  5. Department of State telegram to all diplomatic and consular posts concerning denial or limitation of passports in law enforcement and mental illness cases (June 11, 2002)
  6. Department of State Report to Congress: Compliance with U.S. ?Cuba Migration Accords (October 2002)
  7. Department of State Congressional response on U.S. Policy toward Haitian refugees
  8. U.S.-Canada Agreement Covering Third-Country Asylum Claims at the Border (December 5, 2002)

Chapter 2. Consular and Judicial Assistance and Related Issues

  1. Department of State communications with Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles and Governor in death penalty case
  2. Department of State telegram to all diplomatic and consular posts concerning visa ineligibility for international child abduction (October 28, 2002)

Chapter 3. International Criminal Law

  1. U.S.-Europol Supplemental Agreement on the Exchange of Personal Data and Related Information (December 20, 2002)
  2. AIT-TECRO Mutual Legal Assistance Agreement
  3. Letter from Secretary of State Colin L. Powell explaining U.N. Security Council Resolution 1422 (July 16, 2002)

Chapter 4. Treaties and other International Agreements

  1. Peace Corps Agreement with East Timor (May 24, 2002)
  2. Memorandum on power to enter into international arms control agreements (February 27, 2002)
  3. Memorandum summarizing U.S. views and practice in addressing federalism issues in treaties (November 8, 2002)
  4. U.S. Position Paper re Iceland Whaling, Reservation Practice (October 2002)
  5. U.S. Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Cruz v. U.S. (January 11, 2002)

Chapter 5. Federal Foreign Affairs Authority

  1. Letter re Reciprocal Access to National Courts (Cuba) (October 15, 2002)
  2. U.S. Motion and Supporting Memorandum in Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands v. U.S., No. CV 99-0028 (D.N. Mar. I.) (December 6, 2002)

Chapter 6. Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

  1. U.S. Additional Response to the request for precautionary measures --detention of enemy combatants at Guant?namo Bay, Cuba, IACHR (July 15, 2002)
  2. U.S. delegation vote explanation for UN General Assembly Resolution 57/190, Rights of the Child (October 28, 2002)
  3. U.S. Comments to the Right to Development Working Group (February 25-March 8, 2002)
  4. Statement of the U.S. Delegation on the draft convention on the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (September 24, 2002)
  5. U.S. Observations and note on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Petition on Mary and Carrie Dann (December 17, 2002)

Chapter 7. International Organizations and Multilateral Institutions

  1. U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Note on the Enforcement of Obligations under the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (June 2002)

Chapter 8. International Claims and State Responsibility

  1. Letter to Congressional leadership concerning the proposed compensation fund for victims of terrorist attacks (June 12, 2002)
  2. U.S. Motion to Dismiss in Hue Thi Nguyen, Fed. Cl. No. 02-969 (November 8, 2002)
  3. U.S. amicus brief in American Insurance Association v. Low concerning claims by victims of the Nazi era and victims? heirs (December 2002)
  4. U.S. amicus brief in Mitsubishi Materials Corp. v. Superior Court, (February 14, 2002)
  5. U.S. amicus brief in support of Petitioners in Taiheiyo Cement Corporation v. Superior Court (February 11, 2002)
  6. Testimony on legislation to create federal cause of action (September 25, 2002)

Chapter 9. Diplomatic Relations, Continuity and Succession of States

No Documents

Chapter 10. Immunities and Related Issues

  1. Letter on Department of State?s views, Doe v. Liu Qi and Plaintiff A v. Xia Deren (September 2002)
  2. U.S. amicus brief in the D.C. Circuit, Hwang Geum Joo v. Japan (October 4, 2002)
  3. U.S. amicus brief in the Second Circuit, In re Republic of Austria (December 20, 2002)
  4. U.S. Statement of Interest in Jung Tang v. Chinese Cultural Center (May 8, 2002)
  5. Corrected United States Motion to Vacate in Wei Ye v. Jiang Zemin, Order and Statement of Interest or, in the Alternative, Suggestion of Immunity (October 21, 2002).
  6. U.S. Suggestion of Immunity in Rhanime v. Solomon
  7. U.S. Statement of Interest in Ahmed v. Hoque (February 2002)
  8. Congressional Testimony on applicability of Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (December 11, 2002)
  9. U.S. Statement of Interest in Kamya v. United Nations (October 15, 2002)
  10. Letter re privileges and immunities under the International Organizations and Immunities Act (August 2002)
  11. District court order and memorandum in 2120 Kalorama Rd, Inc. v. District of Columbia Foreign Missions Act-Board of Zoning Adjustment
  12. Letter to New York Department of Finance concerning Libyan Mission Tax Lien (April 9, 2002)
  13. Letter to the Egyptian Mission concerning the New York State Transfer Tax (September 30, 2002)
  14. Corrected United States Motion to Vacate in Wei Ye v. Jiang Zemin, Order and Statement of Interest or, in the Alternative, Suggestion of Immunity (October 21, 2002). See document 37.

 

Chapter 11. Trade, Commercial Relations, Investment and Transportation

 

No Documents

Chapter 12. Territorial Regimes and Related Issues

 

  1. Brief on Count I, State of Alaska v. United States (July 24, 2002)
  2. Brief on Count II, State of Alaska v. United States (July 24, 2002)
  3. Brief on Count IV, State of Alaska v. United States (July 24, 2002)
  4. U.S. statements at the 41st session of the Legal Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, Agenda Items 3-9 (April 2-12, 2002)

Chapter 13. Environmental and Other Transnational Scientific Issues

  1. U.S. interpretive statement on World Summit on Sustainable Development declaration.
  2. U.S.-India Agreement on disposal of hazardous wastes pursuant to Art. 11 of the Basel Convention (October 9, 2002)
  3. The American Institute in Taiwan and TECRO in the United States, Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Cooperation in Fisheries and Aquaculture (July 30, 2002)
  4. Views of the United States on cloning (September 23, 2002)

Chapter 14. Educational and Cultural Issues

No Documents

Chapter 15. Private International Law

  1. Remarks at the ABA section of International Law and Practice (May 11, 2002)
  2. Remarks at UNIDROIT on "Harmonization and Modernization of the Law Governing Secured Transactions: One View" (September 27-28, 2002)
  3. Remarks on U.S. involvement on private international law negotiations at Brooklyn Law School (November 19, 2002)

 

Chapter 16. Sanctions

 

No Documents

Chapter 17. International Conflict Resolution and Avoidance

 

No Documents

Chapter 18. Use of Force and Arms Control

  1. White House Press Secretary announcement of President Bush?s determination re legal status of Taliban and Al Qaeda detainees (February 7, 2002)
  2. U.S. responses to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Re: Guantanamo Bay Detainees. See Document 21 above.


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