- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. USE OF FOREIGN LAW IN FEDERAL COURTS.
- Part VI of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
`CHAPTER 183--USE OF FOREIGN LAW IN FEDERAL COURTS
`Sec. 4201. Limitation on use of foreign law in Federal courts
- `In any court created by or under article III of the Constitution of the United States, no justice, judge, or other judicial official shall decide any issue in a case before that court in whole or in part on the authority of foreign law, except to the extent the Constitution or an Act of Congress requires the consideration of that foreign law.'.
SEC. 2. CLERICAL AMENDMENT.
- The table of chapters for part VI of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: