Faculty Notes

Prof. Julian Ku Quoted in Bloomberg Story on Trump Administration’s Threats to Exit NAFTA

Julian Ku, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty Director of International Programs

Trump Boasts He Can Kill Nafta. Congress May Think Differently
By Randy Woods
Aug. 30, 2017


No matter who’s right, withdrawal undoubtedly would trigger some serious pushback from lawmakers and lobby groups for farmers and car makers, which have enjoyed significant benefits from the 23-year-old deal. Hofstra University’s [Julian] Ku speculated that a business or industry group that depends on the agreement would sue to keep it intact.

“They would have the resources to fight it all the way to the Supreme Court,” he said.

Read the full article at bloomberg.com.

The article was also published on Aug. 30 in the Calgary Herald.