Casting sunlight on how law professors use federal transparency laws.
Ryan Scoville is an associate professor at Marquette University Law School and a managing editor for AJIL Unbound, the online companion to the American Journal of International Law. In 2018, he was a Fulbright Scholar at Sophia University in Tokyo.
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Presidents increasingly allocate ambassadorial appointments to individuals who are not career diplomats—a practice atypical among advanced democracies.
President Trump is using the shutdown as justification to severely restrict executive branch support for all congressional foreign travel, whether or not military aircraft are involved.
The Defense Department has reportedly restricted congressional visits to Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait and Syria. Is an executive limitation on congressional foreign travel consistent with the separation of powers?
A review of Anthea Roberts's Is International Law International? (Oxford, 2017).
A proposal to require Senate advice and consent on special envoys raises interesting constitutional questions.
There is a fair argument that the President cannot renegotiate a trade agreement without specific, prior approval from the Senate.