Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law is a magazine specializing in Law topics.

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 3, Spring

Are Muslims the New Catholics? Europe's Headscarf Laws in Comparative Historical Perspective
INTRODUCTION A popular movement is sweeping across Europe aimed at restricting the public expression of European Muslim identity. (1) Perhaps the best known example is the 2004 French law banning students, parents, and teachers from wearing hijabs...
Do Unto Others: The Importance of Better Compliance with Consular Notification Rights
INTRODUCTION Litigation involving the right of consular notification for foreign nationals arrested or detained in the United States has exploded in recent years. In the last decade alone, there were almost 400 cases in federal courts involving...
From Divergence to Convergence? A Comparative and International Law Analysis of LGBTI Rights in the Context of Race and Post-Colonialism
INTRODUCTION Understanding diverging and converging state approaches towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersexual (1) ("LGBTI") rights is particularly important in the international and comparative law context. International law...
Losing the War against Dirty Money: Rethinking Global Standards on Preventing Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing
"We must now wage an all-out war to prevent money laundering and the financing of terrorism." (1) "One and one is two. Two and two is four. I feel so bad 'Cause I'm losing the war." (2) INTRODUCTION Since at least the 1970s, there...
Siting Foreign Law: How Derrida Can Help
"I want to read what is, however, not written." --Maurice Blanchot (1) Jacques Derrida was born to a Sephardic Jewish family near Algiers in 1930, in what was then French Algeria (at school, says Derrida, there was "not a word about Algeria,...