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Reporter(s)

Dinah Shelton, Kathryn Todryk

Medellín v Texas, Appeal Judgment, Docket No 06-984, ILDC 947 (US 2008), 552 US 491 (2008), 128 S.Ct. 1346 (2008), 170 L.Ed 2d 190 (2008), 76 USLW 4143 (2008), 21 Fla. L. Weekly Fed S 126 (2008), 2008-1 US Tax Cas (CCH) P50, 242, 25th March 2008, United States; Supreme Court [US]

Whether the judgment of the International Court of Justice (‘ICJ’) in the Avena case was directly enforceable as domestic law in the courts of the United States.

Whether the US Constitution or treaties ratified by the US gave the President of the US the power to require state authorities to execute a judgment of the ICJ.

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