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The Internet Is Changing The Public International Legal System, Henry H. Perritt Mar 2000

The Internet Is Changing The Public International Legal System, Henry H. Perritt

Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

No abstract provided.


Watching The Watchdogs: Holding The Un Accountable For International Humanitarian Law Violations Of The ‘Blue Helmets’, Jackson N. Maogoto Jan 2000

Watching The Watchdogs: Holding The Un Accountable For International Humanitarian Law Violations Of The ‘Blue Helmets’, Jackson N. Maogoto

Jackson Nyamuya Maogoto

The political climate is ripe for the United Nations system to successfully and effectively provide global collective security. Now that relations have improved between the ‘East’ and ‘West’ the United Nations will indeed be able to broaden its role, and perhaps operate to its full capacity - to call into being the ‘New World Order,’ characterised by a Security Council able to respond swiftly and effectively to aggression and massive human rights violations through ‘police action’. However the significant and documented international humanitarian law violations by UN forces in the 1990s has raised the stakes. Thrice in the last decade of ...


Wto Blue-Green Blues: The Impact Of U.S. Domestic Politics On Trade-Labor, Trade-Environment Linkages For The Wto's Future, Gregory C. Shaffer Jan 2000

Wto Blue-Green Blues: The Impact Of U.S. Domestic Politics On Trade-Labor, Trade-Environment Linkages For The Wto's Future, Gregory C. Shaffer

Gregory C Shaffer

No abstract provided.


Globalization And Social Protection: The Impact Of Eu And International Rules In The Ratcheting Up Of U.S. Data Privacy Standards, Gregory C. Shaffer Jan 2000

Globalization And Social Protection: The Impact Of Eu And International Rules In The Ratcheting Up Of U.S. Data Privacy Standards, Gregory C. Shaffer

Gregory C Shaffer

No abstract provided.


International Tribunals And The Role Of The Host Country, David D. Caron Jan 2000

International Tribunals And The Role Of The Host Country, David D. Caron

David D. Caron

No abstract provided.


The Transboundary Movement Of Hazardous Waste, Working Paper Of The Unctc, Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry Dec 1999

The Transboundary Movement Of Hazardous Waste, Working Paper Of The Unctc, Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry

Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry

No abstract provided.


Legal Issues, Mark Drumbl Dec 1999

Legal Issues, Mark Drumbl

Mark A. Drumbl

No abstract provided.


Compliance With Non-Binding Norms Of Trade And Finance, David Wirth Dec 1999

Compliance With Non-Binding Norms Of Trade And Finance, David Wirth

David A. Wirth

No abstract provided.


Waging War Against The World: A Crime?, Mark Drumbl Dec 1999

Waging War Against The World: A Crime?, Mark Drumbl

Mark A. Drumbl

No abstract provided.


The Twilight Of Customary International Law, James Kelly Dec 1999

The Twilight Of Customary International Law, James Kelly

Patrick Kelly

This article criticizes mainstream customary international legal theory as lacking authority and legitimacy. Few customary international law (CIL) norms are, in fact, customary. All customary law, international or otherwise, acquires its legitimacy from the normative belief of a community. Norms may be inferred from the repeated acts believed to be required using the inductive method. CIL, however, has become a device for judges, advocates, and self-interested states to deduce or create new norms without regard to the beliefs or participation of the vast majority of states and their people. CIL norms are constructed from non-binding resolutions and soft law instruments ...


The Usefulness Of Which Rawls?, Frank J. Garcia Dec 1999

The Usefulness Of Which Rawls?, Frank J. Garcia

Frank J. Garcia

No abstract provided.


Immigrant Nations: A Comparison Of The Immigration Law Of Australia And The United States, Ty Twibell Dec 1999

Immigrant Nations: A Comparison Of The Immigration Law Of Australia And The United States, Ty Twibell

Ty Twibell

This article discusses the political, legal and cultural similarities between the United States and Australia. It ties in the experience of the author in living both these countries and as an immigration attorney.
As an introduction, this article notes that Australia and the U.S. have many common traits. Both Australia and the U.S. are termed “immigrant nations” because the vast majority of what constitutes the populations in the current political entities of the “Commonwealth of Australia” or the “United States of America” are immigrants. Both nations were also rooted in the colonialism of the British Empire with corresponding ...