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. 29, No. 1, Fall

Incentivizing and Protecting Informants Prior to Mass Atrocities Such as Genocide: An Alternative to Post Hoc Courts and Tribunals
I. INTERNATIONAL RESPONSES TO GENOCIDE AND MASS ATROCITY A. The International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory...
Olympic Ideal Demolished: How Forced Evictions in China Related to the 2008 Olympic Games Are Violating International Law
I. INTRODUCTION II. PROPERTY RIGHTS IN CHINA A. Development of "Modern" Property Law B. Major Changes Since 1978 III. CHINESE GOVERNMENT TAKING LAND IN PREPARATION FOR THE 2008 OLYMPICS AND CITIZENS' REACTIONS A. Chinese Citizens...
Prescription Drugs: India Values Their Compulsory Licensing Provision-Should the United States Follow in India's Footsteps?
I. INTRODUCTION II. RECENT PATENT LEGISLATION IN INDIA AND THE UNITED STATES A. International Agreements Leading to India's Revised Act B. India's Compulsory Licensing Provision in the Revised Act C. Patent Rights...
The Floodgates Are Not Going to Open, but Will the U.S. Border?
I. OVERVIEW--THE BASICS OF ASYLUM LAW II. THE FIRST LIMITING FACTOR--THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE MUST RISE TO THE LEVEL OF PERSECUTION III. THE SECOND LIMITING FACTOR--PROVING NEXUS IV. THE THIRD LIMITING FACTOR--ESTABLISHING A CONVENTION GROUND V. THE...
The Iranian Nuclear Threat: Israel's Options under International Law
I. INTRODUCTION II. IRAN'S PURSUIT OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS A. A Primer on Nuclear Technology and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty B. Iran's Covert Nuclear Efforts C. Negotiations with the International Community 1. Iranian...
To Offshore or Not to Offshore: Which Nations Will Win a Disproportionate Share of the Economic Value Generated from the Globalization of White-Collar Jobs?
I. INTRODUCTION II. ECONOMICS OF OFFSHORING A. Why Are Companies Offshoring? B. Will Offshoring Improve or Hinder the Economy of a Developed Nation? C. Will Offshoring Further Exploit Developing Nations? III. LEGISLATING...