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. 21, No. 2, Winter

Connecting Currents: Toward the Integration of North American Electricity Markets
I. INTRODUCTION As recently as 1991, closed markets and governmentally owned or regulated monopolies characterized the electricity industries of Canada, Mexico, and the United States.(1) In the past, trade in electricity among these nations consisted...
PIC, POPs and the MAI Apocalypse: Our Environmental Future as a Function of Investors' Rights and Chemical Management Initiatives
I. INTRODUCTION An increase in the environmentally destructive capabilities of humankind can be quite vividly linked with the development of the corporate form. Recently, however, these legal entities have grown and developed into multi-national...
Send Me Your Money: Controlling International Terrorism by Restricting Fundraising in the United States
I. INTRODUCTION Policy relating to international terrorism has long been a hotly debated issue in the United States.(1) While virtually everyone would agree that terrorism is bad, few agree whether to bargain with terrorists, how to punish terrorists,...
The European Systems of Central Banks: Quo Vadis?
I. INTRODUCTION After years of unsuccessful attempts to achieve monetary integration within the area of the European Union (Elf),(1) the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), as set forth under the newly designed Treaty Establishing the European Community...