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. 1, Fall

Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico and the 1994 Crisis; a Legal Perspective
I. Introduction II. Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico A. Introduction B. From the 1917 Constitution to the 1989 Regulations C. The Law to Promote Mexican Investment and to Regulate Foreign Investment D. The 1989 Regulations...
If This Is the Global Community, We Must Be on the Bad Side of Town: International Policing of Child Pornography on the Internet
I. INTRODUCTION This Comment discusses child pornography as it exists on the Internet and the global battle by nations against its proliferation. It addresses the development and mechanics of how child pornography began appearing on the Internet....
Is This the Global Community, We Must Be on the Bad Side of Town: International Policing of Child Pornography on the Internet
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND III. HOW AND WHY CHILD PORNOGRAPHY IS ON THE INTERNET A. Ease Of Access, Production, and Distribution in a Global Market 1. Access 2. Production 3. Distribution B. Anonymity C. Limited...
... or I'll Take My Toys and Go Home: The Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996
I. BACKGROUND A. The History of the ILSA B. The GAYT 1. History and Structure 2. The WTO C. Economic Coercion & International Law D. Secondary Boycott II. U.S. OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE WTO AND THE GATT III. ECONOMIC COERCION...
The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction as Applied to Non-Signatory Nations: Getting to Square One
I. Introduction II. The Hague Convention in a Nutshell A. Provisions 1. Wrongful Removal or Retention 2. Habitual Residence 3. Discretionary Exceptions B. Limitations 1. Mechanics 2. Non-Signatories III. Non-Convention...
The Time Is Now for Full Privatization of PEMEX
I. INTRODUCTION II. PRIVATIZATION HAS BEEN SUCCESSFUL ELSEWHERE IN LATIN AMERICA A. Overview of Other Latin American Privatizations B. Argentina' Successful Privatization Experience C. Why Privatization Is a Preferred Economic Policy III....