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. 28, No. 2, Winter

Communications Technology, Warfare, and the Law: Is the Network a Weapon System?
I. BACKGROUND II. LOAC CONSIDERATIONS A. Distinction Between Combatants and Noncombatants B. Military Necessity C. Proportionality D. Neutrality III. ANALYSIS A. Legally, Does the Network Constitute a Weapon System? B....
Contractors on the "Battlefield:" Providing Adequate Protection, Anti-Terrorism Training, and Personnel Recovery for Civilian Contractors Accompanying the Military in Combat and Contingency Operations
I. INTRODUCTION II. HISTORY AND STATUS OF CONTRACTORS ON THE BATTLEFIELD A. Scope of Contractor Support B. Status of Contractors III. FORCE PROTECTION A. Contractor's Use of Firearms B. Protecting Contractors IV....
State-Sponsored Crime: The Futility of the Economic Espionage Act
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE PROBLEM A. State-Sponsored Economic Espionage B. Economic Espionage and the Internet C. Economic Espionage: The Usual Suspects? 1. France 2. Russia 3. Japan 4. China 5. Germany ...
Telemedicine: A Conflict of Laws Problem Waiting to Happen - How Will Interstate and International Claims Be Decided?
I. INTRODUCTION II. GENERAL OVERVIEW OF TELEMEDICINE AND TELEHEALTH A. What is Telemedicine? B. What Effects Could Telemedicine Have on Health Care Delivery? C. What Legal Claims Will Affect Telemedicine and Its...
The Impaired Dual System Framework of United States Drunk-Driving Law: How International Perspectives Yield More Sober Results
I. INTRODUCTION II. UNITED STATES' DUAL METHODS OF PROOF IN DRINKING AND DRIVING PROSECUTIONS A. The Highly Subjective, Misplaced Field Sobriety Testing System 1. General Problems with the Field Sobriety Testing System ...