Georgetown Journal of International Law

Founded in 1968, the Georgetown Journal of International Law, formerly Law and Policy in International Business, is a professional journal published quarterly by the Georgetown University Law Center. Articles are geared toward lawyers and international businesspeople and topics include Law, International Business and Economics and International Affairs.

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 2, Winter

Designing a Legal Framework to Restructure Sovereign Debt
TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION I. DEFINING THE PROBLEM A. Collective Action Problems 1. Developments in the Sovereign Debt Market 2. The Legal Environment 3. The Pre-Default Problem 4. The Existing Tools: Collective...
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International Legal Compliance: Surveying the Field
INTRODUCTION Does international law matter, or is it but a "fairy ship upon a fairy sea: a beautiful construct of the legal imagination floating upon a sea of false assumptions"? (1) International legal compliance (ILC), (2) the newest and most...
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Private Complainants and International Organizations: A Comparative Study of the Independent Inspection Mechanisms in International Financial Institutions
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. DESCRIPTIONS OF EXISTING INSPECTION MECHANISMS A. Mechanisms at Multilateral Development Banks 1. World Bank Inspection Panel a. Structure b. Procedures c. Experience ...
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Promoting International Business Development While Protecting Domestic Markets: An Analysis of the New Shipper Review Policy of the United States
II. INTRODUCTION This Article analyzes a small component of antidumping law and policy called a New Shipper Review. The discussion begins with a brief refresher on antidumping law according to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and how it is implemented...
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The Great Writ of Incoherence: An Analysis of the Supreme Court's Rulings on "Enemy Combatants"
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. THE CASES AND THEIR BACKGROUND A. Hamdi v. Rumsfeld B. Rumsfeld v. Padilla C. Rasul v. Bush III. THE TENSION BETWEEN THE THREE DECISIONS A. The Interaction of Hamdi and Rasul B. The Interaction...
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The New Universal Jurisdiction: In Absentia Signaling over Clearly Defined Crimes
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION A. Universal Jurisdiction in International Law B. Two Main Issues Confronting Universal Jurisdiction II. UNIVERSAL JURISDICTION IN ABSENTIA A. Defining Universal Jurisdiction in Absentia B. The...
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The Occupation of Iraq
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. THE NATURE OF THE OCCUPATION A. The Structure of the Occupying Authority B. Legal and Institutional Reforms 1. De-Ba'athification 2. Reform of Security and Military Institutions ...
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