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The Alliance Of Small Island States: Intellectual Property, Cultural Heritage, And Climate Change, Matthew Rimmer 2017 Queensland University of Technology

The Alliance Of Small Island States: Intellectual Property, Cultural Heritage, And Climate Change, Matthew Rimmer

Matthew Rimmer

This article will consider the role of AOSIS in debates over intellectual property, the environment, and climate change. It will consider questions of technology transfer, climate justice, and intergenerational equity. This article will conclude that there is a need for AOSIS to bolster its position on intellectual property, technology transfer, access to genetic resources, and Indigenous Knowledge. Moreover, the group could seek to benefit from the development of international networks – such as the Technology Mechanism established under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 1992, and the Global Indigenous Network announced by Australia at the Rio 20 discussions on ...


The Functions Of Law In International Society, Miriam Theresa Rooney 2017 St. John's University School of Law

The Functions Of Law In International Society, Miriam Theresa Rooney

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


A Human Rights Perspective To Global Battlefield Detention: Time To Reconsider Indefinite Detention, Yuval Shany 2017 Hebrew University of Jerusalem

A Human Rights Perspective To Global Battlefield Detention: Time To Reconsider Indefinite Detention, Yuval Shany

International Law Studies

This article discusses one principal challenge to detention without trial of suspected international terrorists—the international human rights law (IHRL) norm requiring the introduction of an upper limit on the duration of security detention in order to render it not indefinite in length. Part One of this article describes the “hardline” position on security detention, adopted by the United States in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks (followed, with certain variations, by other countries, including the United Kingdom and the State of Israel), according to which international terrorism suspects can be deprived of their liberty without trial ...


Participatory Democracy In Eu And Australia International Investment Law Policy Processes, James Day 2017 The University of Notre Dame Australia

Participatory Democracy In Eu And Australia International Investment Law Policy Processes, James Day

The University of Notre Dame Australia Law Review

This paper turns to the popular field of international investment law, but rather than assessing the consequences of the various bilateral and free trade agreements that dominate this area, it looks at how these agreements are made. Particularly, in an area that is perceived as wanting in legitimacy, it analyses the structures that are involved in making these agreements and assesses them against principles of participatory democracy. Using three participatory sub-principles of openness, inclusiveness and responsiveness as benchmarks, it comments on just how involved the people of the EU and Australia are in making their respective international investment law policies ...


Dual Sovereignty In Europe?: A Critique Of Habermas's Defense Of The Nation-State, Vlad F. Perju 2017 Boston College Law School

Dual Sovereignty In Europe?: A Critique Of Habermas's Defense Of The Nation-State, Vlad F. Perju

Vlad Perju

Jürgen Habermas’s influential account of the transnationalization of democracy is typically seen as a bold attempt to articulate the political-philosophical foundations of European integration. Habermas posits an identity split between individuals as citizens of their nation states and (the same) individuals as members of the future European Union. According to the dual sovereignty thesis, nation states and the EU are co-original and co-determinate.

I challenge this conception on two grounds. First, split identity is a source of fragmentation that subverts the transnationalization of democracy. It would be irrational for EU citizens to partake in a project that empowers states ...


The International Narcotics Control System: A Proposal, M. C. Bassiouni 2017 St. John's University School of Law

The International Narcotics Control System: A Proposal, M. C. Bassiouni

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Dual Sovereignty In Europe?: A Critique Of Habermas's Defense Of The Nation-State, Vlad F. Perju 2017 Boston College Law School

Dual Sovereignty In Europe?: A Critique Of Habermas's Defense Of The Nation-State, Vlad F. Perju

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

Jürgen Habermas’s influential account of the transnationalization of democracy is typically seen as a bold attempt to articulate the political-philosophical foundations of European integration. Habermas posits an identity split between individuals as citizens of their nation states and (the same) individuals as members of the future European Union. According to the dual sovereignty thesis, nation states and the EU are co-original and co-determinate.

I challenge this conception on two grounds. First, split identity is a source of fragmentation that subverts the transnationalization of democracy. It would be irrational for EU citizens to partake in a project that empowers states ...


From Treaties To International Commitments: The Changing Landscape Of Foreign Relations Law, Jean Galbraith 2017 University of Pennsylvania

From Treaties To International Commitments: The Changing Landscape Of Foreign Relations Law, Jean Galbraith

Faculty Scholarship

Sometimes the United States makes international commitments in the manner set forth in the Treaty Clause. But far more often it uses congressional-executive agreements, sole executive agreements, and soft law commitments. Foreign relations law scholars typically approach these other processes from the perspective of constitutional law, seeking to determine the extent to which they are constitutionally permissible. In contrast, this Article situates the myriad ways in which the United States enters into international commitments as the product not only of constitutional law, but also of international law and administrative law. Drawing on all three strands of law provides a rich ...


The Limits Of Inviolability: The Parameters For Protection Of United Nations Facilities During Armed Conflict, Laurie R. Blank 2017 Emory University School of Law

The Limits Of Inviolability: The Parameters For Protection Of United Nations Facilities During Armed Conflict, Laurie R. Blank

International Law Studies

This article examines the international legal protections for United Nations humanitarian assistance and other civilian facilities during armed conflict, including under general international law, setting forth the immunities of the United Nations, and the law of armed conflict (LOAC), the relevant legal framework during wartime. Recent conflicts highlight three primary issues: (1) collateral damage to UN facilities as a consequence of strikes on military objectives nearby and military operations in the immediate vicinity; (2) the misuse of UN facilities for military purposes; and (3) direct attacks on fighters, weapons or other equipment that cause damage to such facilities. To identify ...


Negotiating And Mediating Brexit, Horst Eidenmüller 2017 Pepperdine University

Negotiating And Mediating Brexit, Horst Eidenmüller

Pepperdine Law Review

The United Kingdom will leave the European Union. Brexit will involve many complex negotiations. This article analyses the negotiation position of the parties (UK, EU, Member States) based on a set of four key negotiation factors: agreement options, nonagreement alternatives, interests, and perceptions. A special focus here is on the effect of triggering the formal withdrawal process under the Treaty on European Union’s Article 50 on the non-agreement alternatives of the parties. The article considers the likely negotiation strategy of the UK against this background. It further discusses strategic negotiation moves already made by the parties and moves likely ...


The Polycentric Turn: A Case Study Of Kenya's Evolving Legal Regime For Irrigation Waters, Stefan Carpenter, Elizabeth Baldwin, Daniel H. Cole 2017 University of Arizona

The Polycentric Turn: A Case Study Of Kenya's Evolving Legal Regime For Irrigation Waters, Stefan Carpenter, Elizabeth Baldwin, Daniel H. Cole

Natural Resources Journal

Formal legal systems comprise a major part, but not the only part, of the “rules of the game” that structure social and socialecological interactions. Throughout the twentieth century, centralization and consolidation of legal authority were dominant themes among many, if not all, legal systems. That process may have been successful in some cases, but in others the presumed economies of scale from consolidation and centralization either did not materialize or were offset by other social costs, including the failure to accommodate local knowledge, expertise, and preferences. In what could become a theme of the twenty-first century, many countries, including developing ...


Are They Pirates Or Pioneers?, Ashley Song 2017 University of Pennsylvania (2012)

Are They Pirates Or Pioneers?, Ashley Song

Hyein Ashley Song Ms.

Korea has the perceptive corruption level lower than the Western countries and shares the common appetite for the cultural products with the Japanese, often regarding Japanese more noble or superior and Westerns even more. Based on this sentiment, the ‘license musicals’ which have been bilaterally purchased from the West are popularly consumed in Korea. The paper calls this is not the cultural business, but the “self-confined cripples’ money party based on the informational deceptions.” The Korean licensee who has fueled the staggering production in the US transforms to the businessmen, caster, and producer in Korea . The licensed dramatico-musical transforms to ...


Remedies For Breach Of A Buyer’S Obligation To Open A Letter Of Credit In Cisg Contracts—Part I, Edgardo Muñoz 2017 Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara

Remedies For Breach Of A Buyer’S Obligation To Open A Letter Of Credit In Cisg Contracts—Part I, Edgardo Muñoz

Edgardo Muñoz

A clause in a sales contract requiring the buyer to open a letter of credit
creates an obligation for the buyer to have a bank assume an obligation to
pay the contract price against documents towards the beneficiary of the
credit, i.e. the seller. This obligation to open a letter of credit is enforceable
under the law governing the sales contract. Questions arise as to the
enforcement and effects of the buyer’s obligation under that law. In
particular, whether failing to open the letter of credit, or a non-compliant
letter of credit, may entitle the seller to claim ...


Traditional Knowledge In The Time Of Neo-Liberalism: Access And Benefit-Sharing Regimes In India And Bhutan, Indrani Barpujari, Ujjal Kumar Sarma 2017 Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis

Traditional Knowledge In The Time Of Neo-Liberalism: Access And Benefit-Sharing Regimes In India And Bhutan, Indrani Barpujari, Ujjal Kumar Sarma

The International Indigenous Policy Journal

In a neoliberal world, traditional knowledge (TK) of biodiversity possessed by Indigenous and Local Communities (ILCs) in the global South has become a valuable "commodity" or "bio-resource," necessitating the setting up of harmonized ground rules (international and national) in the form of an access and benefit-sharing regime to facilitate its exchange in the world market. Despite criticisms that a regime with a neo-liberal orientation is antithetical to the normative ethos of ILCs, it could also offer a chance for developing countries and ILCs to generate revenue for socioeconomic development—to which they are gradually becoming open, but only under fair ...


Detention By Armed Groups Under International Law, Andrew Clapham 2017 Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Detention By Armed Groups Under International Law, Andrew Clapham

International Law Studies

Does international law entitle armed groups to detain people? And what obligations are imposed on such non-state actors when they do detain? This article sets out suggested obligations for armed groups related to the right to challenge the basis for any detention and considers some related issues of fair trial and punishment. The last part of this article briefly considers the legal framework governing state responsibility and individual criminal responsibility for those that assist armed groups that detain people in ways that violate international law.


Legal Attitudes Of Immigrant Detainees, Emily Ryo 2017 University of Southern California

Legal Attitudes Of Immigrant Detainees, Emily Ryo

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

A substantial body of research shows that people’s legal attitudes can have wide-ranging behavioral consequences. In this article, I use original survey data to examine long-term immigrant detainees’ legal attitudes. I find that the majority of detainees express a felt obligation to obey the law, and do so at a significantly higher rate than other U.S. sample populations. I also find that the detainees’ perceived obligation to obey U.S. immigration authorities is significantly related to their evaluations of procedural justice, as measured by their assessments of fair treatment while in detention. This finding remains robust controlling for ...


Review Of: Legalization And World Politics (Judith L. Goldstein Et Al. Eds.), James Pross 2017 University of New Hampshire

Review Of: Legalization And World Politics (Judith L. Goldstein Et Al. Eds.), James Pross

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

Review of the book: Legalization and World Politics (Judith L. Goldstein et al., eds., MIT Press 2001). Preface, Bibliographic References. ISBN 0-262-57151-X [319 pp. $24.95. Paper, 5 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142- 1493].


The U.S. Supreme Court And The Alvarez-Machain Cases: Recasting International Law, Sherri Burr 2017 University of New Mexico

The U.S. Supreme Court And The Alvarez-Machain Cases: Recasting International Law, Sherri Burr

Sherri Burr

No abstract provided.


Newsroom: Cybersecurity: Obama's Conflicted Legacy 02-17-2017, Peter Margulies 2017 Roger Williams University School of Law

Newsroom: Cybersecurity: Obama's Conflicted Legacy 02-17-2017, Peter Margulies

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Introduction, Mark L. Movsesian 2017 St. John's University School of Law

Introduction, Mark L. Movsesian

Journal of Catholic Legal Studies

No abstract provided.


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