West Law Report

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations does not provide a right of action

Harvard Law Review (Issue 121, Apr 2008) Case summary: Cornejo v. County of San Diego, 504 F.3d 853 (9th Cir. 2007), reh’g and reh’g en banc denied, No. 05-56202 (9th Cir. Feb. 4, 2008)

FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW — TREATY REMEDIES — NINTH CIRCUIT HOLDS THAT § 1983 DOES NOT PROVIDE A RIGHT OF ACTION FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE VIENNA CONVENTION ON CONSULAR RELATIONS

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