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All Born To Freedom? Comparing The Law And Politics Of Race And The Memory Of Slavery In The U.S. And France Today, Ariela J. Gross Aug 2011

All Born To Freedom? Comparing The Law And Politics Of Race And The Memory Of Slavery In The U.S. And France Today, Ariela J. Gross

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

Both the United States and France have seen a burgeoning of memorialization of slavery and abolition in recent years, and France has even passed a memorial law declaring slavery a crime against humanity. This Essay compares law, racial politics, and the memory of slavery in two nations trying to come to terms with their slave pasts. Despite important differences in their histories and civil rights regimes, I argue that in both France and the U.S., movements that oppose race-conscious law portray slavery as part of the deep past, and a generalized past detached from race, whereas those seeking some ...


International Jurisdictional Competition Under Globalization: From The U.S. Regulation Of Foreign Private Issuers To Taiwan’S Restrictions On Outward Investment In Mainland China, Chang-Hsien Tsai Dec 2010

International Jurisdictional Competition Under Globalization: From The U.S. Regulation Of Foreign Private Issuers To Taiwan’S Restrictions On Outward Investment In Mainland China, Chang-Hsien Tsai

Chang-hsien (Robert) TSAI

Drawing a lesson from the story that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act drives away foreign issuers and then their physical exit provokes a change in the U.S. regulation of non-U.S. issuers, this article takes as another case study the phenomenon that Taiwanese firms list shares overseas, to further test how usual law market demand and supply forces (or underlying exit and voice rights) interplay under international jurisdictional competition. Put simply, both cases of the U.S. and Taiwan significantly elaborate that law market forces underlying international jurisdictional competition are similarly at work even on both sides of the Pacific Ocean ...


The Good Faith Principle In Iberoamerican B2b Contract Law, Edgardo Muñoz Dec 2010

The Good Faith Principle In Iberoamerican B2b Contract Law, Edgardo Muñoz

Edgardo Muñoz

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