A new constitutional crisis has been thrust upon the American body politic. The crisis arises from a dispute concerning the allocation of legal authority for the interpretation, and especially for the reinterpretation, of international agreements. Once a sleepy backwater reserved for specialized scholars, the issue of treaty interpretation has drawn the President and Congress into stark confrontation and generated splashy headlines.
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Koplow, David A., "Constitutional Bait and Switch: Executive Reinterpretation of Arms Control Treaties" (1989). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. Paper 1741.