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Custody Rights Of Same-Sex Couples In The United States V. Chile: More Progress Needed, Isabel Jolicoeur May 2018

Custody Rights Of Same-Sex Couples In The United States V. Chile: More Progress Needed, Isabel Jolicoeur

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

No abstract provided.


“So Teacher, What Is The Right Answer?” Incorporating Critical Thinking Into The Mexican Legal Education: The Application Of The Us Model, Dr. Ying Chen May 2018

“So Teacher, What Is The Right Answer?” Incorporating Critical Thinking Into The Mexican Legal Education: The Application Of The Us Model, Dr. Ying Chen

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Impeachment Process Of Brazil: A Comparative Look At Impeachment In Brazil And The United States, Alexandra Rattinger Jan 2018

The Impeachment Process Of Brazil: A Comparative Look At Impeachment In Brazil And The United States, Alexandra Rattinger

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

No abstract provided.


Cuba: Déjà Vu Or New Beginnings, Ryan Forrest, Hunter W. Phillips, Magena Rodriguez Dec 2017

Cuba: Déjà Vu Or New Beginnings, Ryan Forrest, Hunter W. Phillips, Magena Rodriguez

University of Miami Business Law Review

That the United States has long had a strained relationship with Cuba is no secret to the international community. Most recently, this strain has been embodied in a commercial, economic and financial embargo that has been enforced by the United States since 1962. That said, focusing only on this limited stretch of history would ignore the greater context of American–Cuban relations. This paper takes a step back to conduct a historical analysis, examine the current state of relations, and to posit on the potential of future economic ties between the two nations. After a thorough examination, an overarching question ...


The Future Of U.S. Claims For Property Restoration In Cuba, Ashley Morales Aug 2017

The Future Of U.S. Claims For Property Restoration In Cuba, Ashley Morales

University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review

No abstract provided.


Comparative Defamation Law: England And The United States, Vincent R. Johnson Aug 2017

Comparative Defamation Law: England And The United States, Vincent R. Johnson

University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Call To Higher Action: Cannabis Prohibition In The United States And Canada Makes For An Uncertain Future, Carlos Alvarez Aug 2017

A Call To Higher Action: Cannabis Prohibition In The United States And Canada Makes For An Uncertain Future, Carlos Alvarez

University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review

No abstract provided.


Brazil’S New Path To Meaningful Intellectual Property Protection, Luiz Miranda Feb 2017

Brazil’S New Path To Meaningful Intellectual Property Protection, Luiz Miranda

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

Today in Brazil, it takes over eleven years to receive legal rights to an invention by means of a patent. This state of affairs provides inadequate intellectual property protection for inventors and businesses, hampering Brazil’s desire to accelerate innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic growth through a national patent system. But a new Joint Agreement between the Government of the United States and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil could mean rescue is on the way. Both governments agreed to engage in patent work sharing programs between the two patent offices, in hopes of increased efficiency. Yet, some scholars ...


The Next Generation Of U.S.-Africa Trade Instruments, Kathleen Claussen Jan 2017

The Next Generation Of U.S.-Africa Trade Instruments, Kathleen Claussen

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Circumcision: Immigration, Religion, History, And Constitutional Identity In Germany And The U.S., David Abraham Jan 2017

Circumcision: Immigration, Religion, History, And Constitutional Identity In Germany And The U.S., David Abraham

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A four-year-old Muslim boy was brought to a local Cologne emergency room by his mother, who was concerned about minor bleeding around the site of a circumcision. A District Court there found that circumcision, notwithstanding parental consent or religious motivation, constituted a criminal bodily injury and child abuse. Ultimately, on July 19, 2012 the Bundestag resolved that "Jewish and Muslim religious life be viable in Germany," and in December a bill was passed that legislatively overrode the ruling of the District Court and recognized circumcision as a non-punishable undertaking when undertaken for religious reasons by someone professionally trained. Two years ...


International Reciprocity: If A Drug Is Good Enough For Great Britain, It Should Be Good Enough For The United States, Nicole C. Perez Dec 2016

International Reciprocity: If A Drug Is Good Enough For Great Britain, It Should Be Good Enough For The United States, Nicole C. Perez

University of Miami Business Law Review

The pharmaceutical industry is one of the largest, and most lucrative, industries in the world, worth about one trillion U.S. dollars. Specifically, the United States accounts for more than one-third of the global pharmaceutical market with about 340 million dollars in sales. Not only is the pharmaceutical industry one of the biggest industries profit-wise, but it is also an industry that affects almost every single person in the world. In a nation where healthcare issues are always on the rise, ensuring that American citizens benefit from pharmacology is essential to improving the nation’s healthcare system. The Food and ...


China’S Withdrawal Of Article 96 Of The Cisg: A Roadmap For The United States And China To Reconsider Withdrawing The Article 95 Reservation, Pan Zhen Dec 2016

China’S Withdrawal Of Article 96 Of The Cisg: A Roadmap For The United States And China To Reconsider Withdrawing The Article 95 Reservation, Pan Zhen

University of Miami Business Law Review

The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) was created for the purpose of providing legal neutrality and certainty, and also for the purpose of avoiding choice of law issues in international sales of goods. However, the United States and China, the two largest trading nations in the world, made the Article 95 reservation at the time they ratified the CISG, therefore restricting CISG’s applicability in certain situations. In 2013, China withdrew its Article 96 reservation, which declares its non-recognition of free form of contract formation, taking one step closer to the vast majority ...


United States-Cuba Normalized Relations And The Mlb Influence: The Baseball Coalition Committee, Aaron Klein, Jake Markus Aug 2016

United States-Cuba Normalized Relations And The Mlb Influence: The Baseball Coalition Committee, Aaron Klein, Jake Markus

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

This note explores the past, present, and future of the path for Cuban baseball players into MLB. Specifically, this note will explore the late-2014 agreement between the United States and Cuba to normalize relations and its anticipated impact on MLB. Part I provides an extensive historical context of the relationship between the two countries with a focus on the effect that baseball has had on the relationship. Part II draws attention to MLB’s current policies and the resulting hardships faced by Cuban baseball players embark on the journey from Serie Nacional to MLB. Part III concentrates on the legal ...


Treaty Of Amity, Commerce, And Navigation Between Brazil And The U.S., Prof. Dr. Attila S.L. Andrade Jr. Aug 2016

Treaty Of Amity, Commerce, And Navigation Between Brazil And The U.S., Prof. Dr. Attila S.L. Andrade Jr.

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

This Article deals with the analytical history of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce and Navigation between the U.S. and Brazil. In the first part of the Article, the author analyzed all the provisions of the Treaty entered into between the two countries on December 12, 1828. The second part examined the historical causes for the early termination of the Treaty, 13 years after its execution. It suggests and evidences that the historical cause lies in a political factor, that is, the conflicts between a Republican form of government and the Brazilian Imperial political system. The third and final part ...


Abetting Mass Prison Escape: A Defense, David W. Frank Aug 2016

Abetting Mass Prison Escape: A Defense, David W. Frank

University of Miami Race & Social Justice Law Review

No abstract provided.


Law And Regime Change: The Common Law, Knowledge Regimes, And Democracy Between The Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries, Kunal Parker Jan 2016

Law And Regime Change: The Common Law, Knowledge Regimes, And Democracy Between The Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries, Kunal Parker

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Using a change in knowledge regime as a paradigm of regime change, this paper explores the career of common law thinking in the United States between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It shows how, under the pressures of anti-foundational thinking, knowledge moved from a nineteenth-century regime of “knowledge that,” a regime of foundational knowledge, to an early-twentieth-century regime of “knowledge how,” a regime of anti-foundational knowledge concerned with the procedures, processes, and protocols of arriving at knowledge. It then shows how common law thinkers adapted to this change in knowledge regimes, transforming the common law from a body of substantive ...


Actions And Reactions: The Evolution Of Environmental Common Law And Judicial Activism In India And The United States, Elizabeth B. Fata Dec 2015

Actions And Reactions: The Evolution Of Environmental Common Law And Judicial Activism In India And The United States, Elizabeth B. Fata

University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review

No abstract provided.


Right To Act: United States Legal Basis Under The Law Of Armed Conflict To Pursue The Islamic State In Syria, Samantha Arrington Sliney Nov 2015

Right To Act: United States Legal Basis Under The Law Of Armed Conflict To Pursue The Islamic State In Syria, Samantha Arrington Sliney

University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review

Shortly after the beginning of the Syrian Civil War, the Islamic terror group ISIS captured the world’s attention with their rapid advance through Iraq and acts of severe brutality. In short order, the group captured large swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria and declared the formation of an Islamic State. With the integrity of Iraq in the balance, the United States committed to taking military action against ISIS but quickly discovered that as pressure was put on ISIS in Iraq they retreated into Syrian lands, where U.S. warplanes could not go.

This article explores the legal justifications ...


Why Opposing Hyper-Incarceration Should Be Central To The Work Of The Anti-Domestic Violence Movement, Donna Coker, Ahjané D. Macquoid Jul 2015

Why Opposing Hyper-Incarceration Should Be Central To The Work Of The Anti-Domestic Violence Movement, Donna Coker, Ahjané D. Macquoid

University of Miami Race & Social Justice Law Review

No abstract provided.


Should The United States Move Towards Portugal's Decriminalization Of Drugs?, Lauren Gallagher May 2015

Should The United States Move Towards Portugal's Decriminalization Of Drugs?, Lauren Gallagher

University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review

No abstract provided.


“Dope” Dilemmas In A Budding Future Industry: An Examination Of The Current Status Of Marijuana Legalization In The United States, Steven A. Vitale Oct 2014

“Dope” Dilemmas In A Budding Future Industry: An Examination Of The Current Status Of Marijuana Legalization In The United States, Steven A. Vitale

University of Miami Business Law Review

This Comment provides an in-depth analysis of the current status regarding legalization of marijuana in the United States. It begins by tracing a brief history of the legalization movement in this country. The next section addresses the federal-state law conflict issue, coupled with a thorough analysis of two recent and relatively unexamined developments—the Department of Justice’s August 29, 2013 memorandum issued as a guide to federal prosecutors concerning marijuana law enforcement, and the September 10, 2013 judicial committee hearing on the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws. So long as the federal-state law conflict exists, it seems ...


Lies And Their Protection: A Comparison Of The Right To Lie About Receiving A Military Honor In The United States And Canada, Marilyn N. Harvey May 2014

Lies And Their Protection: A Comparison Of The Right To Lie About Receiving A Military Honor In The United States And Canada, Marilyn N. Harvey

University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review

No abstract provided.


Where Is The Justice? The Sexual Assault Crisis Plaguing The Military And A Lack Of Meaningful Justice, Marc Edward Rosenthal Apr 2014

Where Is The Justice? The Sexual Assault Crisis Plaguing The Military And A Lack Of Meaningful Justice, Marc Edward Rosenthal

University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review

No abstract provided.


Biodefense And Constitutional Constraints, Laura K. Donohue Apr 2014

Biodefense And Constitutional Constraints, Laura K. Donohue

University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review

No abstract provided.


Cyber Utilities Infrastructure And Government Contracting, Corey P. Gray Oct 2013

Cyber Utilities Infrastructure And Government Contracting, Corey P. Gray

University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Extradition Treaty Between Jamaica And The United States: Its History And The Saga Of Christopher “Dudus” Coke, Kenneth L. Lewis Jr. Oct 2013

The Extradition Treaty Between Jamaica And The United States: Its History And The Saga Of Christopher “Dudus” Coke, Kenneth L. Lewis Jr.

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Match Made On Earth: Getting Real About Science And The Law, Susan Haack Jan 2013

A Match Made On Earth: Getting Real About Science And The Law, Susan Haack

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Modern legal systems increasingly depend on scientific testimony; but they also need somehow to ensure, so far as possible, that fact-finders aren't misled by highly speculative, poorly-conducted, or dishonestly-presented science. The Critical Common-sensist understanding of science that the author has developed in Defending Science and elsewhere sheds some light on why these interactions between law and science have proven so problematic. But Ms. Acharya's approach to these difficult issues rests on a flawed conception of the supposed "scientific method, " and an idea of legal "legitimacy" too weak to bear the weight she places on it; and her claim ...


New Zealand's Litigation-Related Name Suppression Policies: A Workable Model For The United States, Candice Lazar Oct 2012

New Zealand's Litigation-Related Name Suppression Policies: A Workable Model For The United States, Candice Lazar

University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review

No abstract provided.


Pnr In 2011: Recalling Ten Years Of Transatlantic Cooperation In Pnr Information, Valentin M. Pfisterer Jul 2012

Pnr In 2011: Recalling Ten Years Of Transatlantic Cooperation In Pnr Information, Valentin M. Pfisterer

University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review

In Fall 2011, U.S. and EU negotiators agreed on new parameters for the collection, processing, use, storage and crossborder transfer of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data. 2011 also marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington D.C., which provides the historic reason for the cooperation in this area. These two events thus provide a timely basis and background against which to review the ten year history of the cooperation between the U.S. and the EU in PNR information management.

This ...


Owner Beware: Osha's Impact On Tort Litigation By Independent Contractors' Injured Employees Against Business Premises Owners, Jon M. Philipson Jul 2012

Owner Beware: Osha's Impact On Tort Litigation By Independent Contractors' Injured Employees Against Business Premises Owners, Jon M. Philipson

University of Miami Law Review

No abstract provided.