American Exceptionalism and Human Rights

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Index
ABA. See American Bar Association
Abrams v. United States, 31n.4
Ackerman, Bruce A., 197
Adams, John, 272n.145
Afghanistan, 120–21
Agency for International Development, United States (USAID), 313, 337
AIDS. See HIV/AIDS relief
Albright, Madeleine: and indispensable nation, the United States as, 335; Middle East diplomacy, her engagement in, 121n.34; National Democratic Institute, as chair of, 126n.46; new American exceptionalism, her contribution to, 234; North Korea, her visit to, 122; Yugoslavia, as advocate of military intervention in, 229
Alien Tort Claims Act, United States, 314, 319n.48, 328
Alston, Philip, 194
American Bar Association (ABA), 22, 156– 58, 178n.100, 182, 191–92
American Booksellers Association, 47
American Civil Liberties Union, 47, 149, 164, 180
American Convention on Human Rights (1969), 33n.11, 148
American culture. See culture, American
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 324
American exceptionalism. See exceptionalism, American
American Society of International Law, 278n.4
Amnesty International, 182, 313
Annan, Kofi, 133, 331–32
Anti-Defamation League, 48n.68
Arafat, Yasir, 122
Aristotle, 202–3
Ashcroft, John, 71
Atkins v. Virginia, 89, 252–53, 257, 260, 285
Australia: capital punishment in, 59; comparative constitutional analysis in, 287; defamation law in, 40; and hate speech, control of, 34
Avena v. Other Mexican Nationals, 117n.24
Badinter, Robert, 85
Baker, James A., 336n.111
Bennett, William J., 265n.122
Bentham, Jeremy, 94
Berger, Samuel R. “Sandy,” 121n.34
Better World Fund, 321n.56
Bird, Rose, 71
Black, Hugo, 44
Blackhurst, Richard, 310
Blackmun, Harry, 107, 110, 247n.28
Bolton, John: and Americanists vs. globalists, 324, 331; European Union, his objection to action by, 325n.70; International Criminal Court, his opposition to, 133n.65, 137n.74, 229; international standards, his rejection of, 22; power in the pursuit of national interest, his advocacy of using, 230
Botswana, 318
Bowers v. Hardwick, 254–55, 257, 300
Bradley, Curtis, 325–26, 328, 331
Brainard, Lael, 336n.111
Brandenburg, Clarence, 36
Brandenburg v. Ohio, 36
Brazil, 65
Brennan, William, 88, 245n.17, 247n.28, 249–50
Breyer, Stephen: comparative constitutional analysis, his support for, 9n.24, 290, 296; comparative constitutional analysis by, 251–53, 256n.80, 257–58, 262, 293; as moderate at time of appointment, 109; transjudicial communication, his conference participation regarding, 277n.3
Bricker, John, 184n.118, 191n.136, 263, 334
Bricker Amendment, 157, 170n.78, 179– 81, 191n.136, 305, 323
Bright, Stephen, 58
Britain. See United Kingdom
British Petroleum (BP), 320

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