Houston Journal of International Law

This journal publishes articles in international and comparative law, including international business, finance, torts, crime and human rights.

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 1, Fall

Fueling Violence along the Southwest Border: What More Can Be Done to Protect the Citizens of the United States and Mexico from Firearms Trafficking
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND INFORMATION A. Victim accounts B. Where does the blame fall? C. Factors that led to the U.S.-Mexico border becoming a war zone III. ANALYSIS A. Why the policy method of incrementalism is the ...
Game, Set, Match-Fixing: Will International Anti-Doping Initiatives Pave the Way for Similar Reform for Corrupt Betting in Tennis?
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE CURRENT STATE OF CORRUPTION IN TENNIS A. The "Most Notorious Match in Tennis History" B. Structure of Governance in International Tennis C. Current Methods of Enforcement III. PROBLEMS WITH THE CURRENT MEANS OF ...
National Security Policy and Ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
I. INTRODUCTION II. PART ONE: WORK TOWARDS A COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR TEST BAN III. PART TWO: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CTBT IN THE U.S. SENATE IV. PART THREE: POLITICAL FALLOUT OF THE REJECTION OF THE CTBT V. PART FOUR: INTERNATIONAL...
Rekindling the Flame: How the Coming Fundamental Changes in U.S. Financial Markets Due to the Global Financial Crisis Could Improve Foreign Direct Investment in the United States
I. THE CURRENT STATUS OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT LAW IN THE UNITED STATES II. SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS AND OTHER SOURCES OF FDI IMPACTED BY FINSA III. POTENTIAL PLANS FOR REFORM IN THE U.S. FINANCIAL INDUSTRY AS A RESULT OF THE FINANCIAL...
The Legal, Framework for Cross-Border Insolvency in Brazil
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF CROSS-BORDER PROVISIONS A. Universalism and territoriality B. Theoretical models and the practice III. BRAZILIAN INSOLVENCY SYSTEM A. Consumer insolvency B. Corporate insolvency IV....