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. 30, No. 1, Fall

Cutting off the Building Blocks to Methamphetamine Production: A Global Solution to Methamphetamine Abuse
I. A SLEEPING GIANT: WHERE DID METHAMPHETAMINE COME FROM? A. A History of Methamphetamine B. Methamphetamine Production C. An International Affair II. THE U.S. RESPONSE TO METHAMPHETAMINE ABUSE A. State Action B. Federal...
Legal Policy for a Twilight War
I. How LAWYERS FOUND THEMSELVES AT THE CENTER OF THE POLICY DEBATE II. REFRAMING THE DEBATE: FROM "CAN" TO "SHOULD" III. A LEGAL POLICY PERSPECTIVE: SHOULD WE TREAT THIS AS AN ARMED CONFLICT? IV. A LEGAL POLICY PERSPECTIVE: QUESTIONING ...
Legal Secularism in France and Freedom of Religion in the United States: A Comparison and Iraq as a Cautionary Tale
I. INTRODUCTION A. FRANCE B. UNITED STATES II. LAICITE IN FRANCE A. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND B. MODERN LEGAL CONCEPTS III. FREEDOM OF RELIGION IN THE UNITED STATES A. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND B. LEGAL CONCEPTS: FROM FIRST ...
The European Patent Convention: A Moral Roadblock to Biotechnological Innovation in Europe
I. FROM WHENCE THEY CAME A. In the Beginning, Logic Prevailed B. Out of Right Field: A Radical Shift in Logic C. The World Reacts: Perspectives on the Ideological Shift D. Ideology Realized: A Directive is Not Advisory ...
The Fair Track to Expanded Free Trade: Making TAA Benefits More Accessible to American Workers
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE POLITICS OF U.S. TRADE LIBERALIZATION A. U.S. Trade Liberalization After Smoot-Hawley B. The Quid Pro Quo of Trade Adjustment Assistance for Fast Track Authority III. THE DEFECTIVE CERTIFICATION PROCESS...