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. 3, Spring

Incremental Steps for Achieving Space Security: The Need for a New Way of Thinking to Enhance the Legal Regime for Space
I. INTRODUCTION II. AN EXAMINATION OF THE CURRENT LEGAL REGIME FOR SPACE IS NECESSARY TO DETERMINE HOW TO IMPROVE IT A. The Origins of the Space Regime B. The Evolution of the Space Environment 1. New Actors Due to the...
Looking at the Constitution through World-Colored Glasses: The Supreme Court's Use of Transnational Law in Constitutional Adjudication
I. WHY IS THE COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW INDISPENSIBLE? II. BACKGROUND A. Why is the Supreme Court Historically Allowed to Use Transnational Law in Its Decisions? B. How has the Supreme Court Used Transnational ...
Securing Harmonized Effects of Arbitration Agreements under the New York Convention
I. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS A. The Role and the Interpretation of Article H of the New York Convention 1. The Interpretive Concerns Regarding Article H of the New York Convention B. The Importance of a Single Harmonized ...
Stealing Beauty: Stopping the Madness of Illicit Art Trafficking
I. INTRODUCTION II. CONCEPTUAL AND FACTUAL BACKGROUND AND ANALYSIS A. Risky Business: Black Market Art Trade Will Never Be Completely Eliminated B. Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder: Defining Cultural Property...
The Proliferation Security Initiative and the Evolution of the Law on the Use of Force
I. INTRODUCTION: THE PROLIFERATION SECURITY INITIATIVE AND ITS OBJECTIVES A. A New Form of Multilateralism II. THE GRAVEST DANGER: WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION A. Political Support from International Institutions B....
The Tiger on the Peninsula Is Digitized: Korean E-Commerce Law as a Driving Force in the World's Most Computer-Savvy Nation
I. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND A. South Korea: The "Tiger" on the Peninsula B. The World's Most Computer-Savvy Nation C. Korean E-Commerce: Dramatic Growth II. OBJECTIVES OF THE ARTICLE III. ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES A. The First Electronic...