Missouri legislature bans foreign law from use in state courts…

Missouri legislature bans foreign law from use in state courts

Bill: SB267 (PDF)

Sponsored by Sen. Nieves and Rep. Curtman, SB267 creates the “Civil Liberties Defense Act” mandating that any court, arbitration, tribunal, or administrative agency ruling shall be unenforceable if based on a foreign law that does not grant the parties the same rights as the parties have under the United States and Missouri constitutions, including, but not limited to, due process, freedom of religion, speech, or press, and any right of privacy as specifically defined by the constitution of this state.

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“American Law for American Courts”

Video: Representative Curtman Explains American Law for American Courts (2011)