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. 20, No. 3, Spring

Conference on Investing in Russia under the Law of Production Sharing Agreements
April 16, 1998 University of Houston Hilton Houston, Texas Moderated By Professor William P. Streng Vinson & Elkins Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center; Consultant, Bracewell & Patterson, Houston Panelist Jim Skelton Corporate...
In Re Kasinga: An Expansion of the Grounds for Asylum for Women
I. INTRODUCTION In granting asylum to Fauziya Kasinga under Section 208 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recognized a segment of the Tchamba-Kunsuntu Tribe of northern Togo as a "particular social...
Project Finance and Privatization: The Bolivian Example
I. INTRODUCTION In recent years, many countries in the Third World and the former Eastern Bloc have moved from state ownership of various industries and natural resources to private ownership.(1) This move towards privatization, with the encouragement...
The Future of Hemispheric Free Trade: Towards a Unified Hemisphere?
I. INTRODUCTION Although the push for free trade among neighboring nations has been a reality for some time, as evidenced by the implementation of bilateral treaties between nations, the concept of free trade itself has taken on global proportions....
The North American Development Bank: For Cleanup or Profit?
I. INTRODUCTION The North American Development Bank (NADBank or the Bank),(1) one of two joint U.S.-Mexico institutions, is credited with calming the fears of public interest organizations(2) that oppose the North American Free Trade Agreement...