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Professor Raustiala Comments on Use of Force by Border Patrol in Associated Press Article


November 14, 2012 -- Professor Kal Raustiala commented on the use of force by the U.S. Border Patrol in an Associated Press article.

“Ultimately, the politics of the wider U.S.-Mexico relationship are going to play a much bigger role than the law,” said Kal Raustiala, professor of law and director of the Burkle Center for International Relations at UCLA. “The interests are just too high on both sides to let outrage from Mexico, which is totally understandable, determine the outcome here.”

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