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. 26, No. 3, Spring

A Constitutional Dilemma: The Conflict of the Title VII Alien Exemption Clause with the Civil Rights Act of 1991
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND OF CURRENT LAW A. The Aramco Decision 1. The Presumption against Extraterritoriality 2. Congress Responds to ARAMCO B. The Courts' Interpretation of the Civil Rights Act of 1991 ...
Charterer's Liabilities under the Ship Time Charter
I. BACKGROUND II. SCOPE III. THE TIME CHARTER A. Nature Of the Time Charter 1. Contract 2. Allocation of Duties B. Limited Duties of a Time Charterer 1. Cargo Risk of Loss 2. Safe Ports/Berths ...
Post-WTO China and Independent Judicial Review
I. INTRODUCTION II. CONFUCIANISM, ASIAN VALUES, AND PARTICULARISM A. The Method and Need to Study Chinese Jurisprudence B. Ethos of Confucianism and Legalism C. Asian Values: Reality or Rhetoric III. CHINA AND INDEPENDENT...
The Wide World of Sports Is Getting Wider: A Look at Drafting Foreign Players into U.S. Professional Sports
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE RULES OF THE GAME A. Immigration Laws Affecting Foreign Athletes 1. The Current 0 Visa 2. The Current P Visa 3. Effect of the Current Legislation 4. Practical Application to...
To Protect the Defenseless: The Need for Child-Specific Substantive Standards for Unaccompanied Minor Asylum-Seekers
I. INTRODUCTION II. UNACCOMPANIED REFUGEE CHILDREN A. Definition B. Reasons Why Children Leave Their Countries of Origin III. OVERVIEW OF ASYLUM LAW A. 1951 United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees...
TRIPS Compliance: Dealing with the Consequences of Drug Patents in India
I. INTRODUCTION II. RESPONDING TO THE THREAT OF INCREASED DRUG PRICES A. Will Drug Prices Actually Rise? B. Drug Price Controls C. Governmental Purchasing Power D. Compulsory Licenses E. Lax Enforcement of Patent Rights F....
U.S. Policy on the Enforcement of Foreign Export Restrictions on Cultural Property & Destructive Aspects of Retention Schemes
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND III. CULTURAL NATIONALISM & CULTURAL INTERNATIONALISM IV. NATIONAL IDENTITY & CULTURAL PATRIMONY V. REPATRIATION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY & FREE TRADE VI. DEFINING CULTURAL PROPERTY VII. U.S....