May 15, 2006
Americans favor international courts involvement in environmental issues
Link: World Public Opinion
The support of the American public for international courts adjudicating treaty compliance issues is strong, even when it comes to environmental issues. 69% say that a country's compliance with its environmental laws should be subject to international adjudication. 66% say that a country's right to fish should be judged by international courts.
Support for international courts may be particularly high because public opposition to US interrogation practices that violated the Geneva convention prohibition on use of torture.
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