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Ramsey Clark's Amicus Brief Challenging Legality of Iraq War

Former US Attorney General Files Brief in Federal Lawsuit Challenging Legality of Iraq War, USLaw, June 4, 2015
 link to witnessiraq.com

ARGUMENT
Summary
(I)
International law is part of the law of the United States both according to
the Constitution of the United States and the law decided by the United States
Supreme Court and therefore should be applied by all Federal Courts.
(II)
International law prohibits the crime of aggression under both treaty and
customary international law as a non-derogable norm.
(III)
Acts of aggression that violate international law are actionable
under the Alien Torts Statute and incur individual responsibility
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