Prof. Julian Ku Quoted in ‘Marketplace’ Report on US Withdrawal From Universal Postal Union

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

U.S. announces plan to withdraw from 144-year-old international postal treaty
By Kimberly Adams
Marketplace, American Public Media
Oct. 17, 2018

But not everyone hates the Universal Postal Union. Julian Ku, a law professor at Hofstra University, says even though the treaty costs USPS money, it also gives the Post Office a competitive advantage: “If you’re overseas and you want to mail something to someone in the U.S., you’re going to use the U.S. Postal Service; because of these agreements, it’s cheaper to do it through the U.S. Postal Service than through FedEx or UPS.”

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