Assignment

Chapter 8 and supplement material, pp. 17-19

These readings will add nuance to our starting assumption that the constitution only applies to US persons, not aliens, outside of the US. That basic premise will still hold, but the notion of what is outside the United States will expand, and we will find that the constitution applies there, but is attenuated. We will also look more deeply into Reid, finding that even it has implicit limits on the application of the Constitution to citizens outside the US.