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. 43, No. 3, Spring

Afghan Corruption - the Greatest Obstacle to Victory in Operation Enduring Freedom
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. THE AFGHAN VIEW A. Daily Life B. Law Enforcement and the Military C. Senior Leaders D. Kabul Bank E. Afghan Government Rationalizations F. Afghan Anti-Corruption Efforts III. THE...
A Financial Transactions Tax: Inefficient or Needed Systemic Reform?
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. FINANCIAL MARKET TRADING--THE FACTS III. PROPONENTS OF A FINANCIAL TRANSACTION TAX (FTT) IV. EUROPEAN COMMISSION REPORT V. IMF REPORTS A. A Fair and Substantial Contribution by the Financial Sector: ...
Bridging the Global Governance Gap: Reforming the Law of Trade Adjustment
IV. REALIZING THE PRINCIPLES OF TRADE ADJUSTMENT TAA and other means of assisting trade's losers can be characterized as a second-best, non-ideal alternative. (154) Given the impossibility of achieving Pareto efficiency and the logistical and political...
Court Delays in Poland: Mediation as a Way Forward in Commercial Disputes
I. INTRODUCTION II. POLAND'S POST-COMMUNIST TRANSITION AND THE COURT SYSTEM TODAY A. The Transition B. The Court System C. Sources of Delay III. THE RISE OF COMMERCIAL MEDIATION WORLDWIDE A. Mediation in Europe: The European...
General and Complete Disarmament: Not Just for Nuclear Weapons States Anymore
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE EARLY MODERN USAGE OF THE CONCEPT OF GCD AND THE BIRTH OF THE NPT II. INTERPRETATION OF THE NPT ARTICLE VI GCD OBLIGATION A. Interpreted in Light of the VCLT General Rule on Interpretation,...
Is the State Secrets Privilege in the Constitution? the Basis of the State Secrets Privilege in Inherent Executive Powers & Why Court-Implemented Safeguards Are Constitutional and Prudent
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. ORIGINS, CONTEXT, AND CONTROVERSY: BACKGROUND TO THE STATE SECRETS PRIVILEGE A. The Origins of the Privilege B. The State Secrets Privilege in Context of Other Government Privileges ...
Leveraging Climate Change Benefits through the World Trade Organization: Are Fossil Fuel Subsidies Actionable?
2. "Like Products" under the SCM Agreement Under the SCM Agreement, it is not clear just how tightly the accordion of likeness should be squeezed. The SCM Agreement explicitly defines "like products" to mean products that are "identical, i.e., alike...
The Removal of International Law from Guantanamo Detainee Litigation: Problems and Implications of Al-Bihani V. Obama
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. DETENTION AUTHORITY: AN EXAMINATION OF PAST PRACTICES III. DETENTION AUTHORITY AND THE WAR ON TERROR A. Post 9/11 Sources of Detention Authority B. The Examination of Post 9/11 Sources of Detention ...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership - towards a Free Trade Agreement of Asia-Pacific?
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. APEC--WHAT IS IT AND WHAT IS ITS PURPOSE? III. THE BOGOR DECLARATION IV. RECENT APEC YEARS V. THE EMERGENCE OF BINDING COMMITMENTS AMONG APEC ECONOMIES A. FTAs, RTAs, and Other Arrangements ...