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Beyond Defenders: Future Problems of Extraterritoriality and Superterritoriality for the Endangered Species Act

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Washington University Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law


The United States has developed what is probably the most advanced legal system for environmental protection in the world. Most American environmental law operates only domestically. In several instances, however, federal statutes apply beyond national boundaries. Many of these statutes concern relations defined by bilateral or multilateral treaty.