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. 3, Summer

A Dose of Reality: Revisiting Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Liability for an HIV Vaccine
I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND: HIV AND THE MANUFACTURING CONTEXT A. The Vaccine Production Process B. Research Partnerships III. THE LIABILITY CONTEXT A. Tort Liability in the United States IV. EXAMINATION AND CRITIQUE...
Policing Future Nontherapeutic Applications of Genetic Enhancement through International Agreement
I. INTRODUCTION II. WHAT THE HECK IS GENE ENHANCEMENT? AND WHAT'S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT? A. Can You Get a Patent on That? B. Gene Therapy: The Beginnings C. The Lesson of Jesse Gelsinger D. Gene Therapy vs. Gene Enhancement ...
The Federalist Society Address
APRIL 26, 2007 PROFESSOR BAKER: My name is John Baker. I teach at LSU Law School and I direct the Hemispheric Trade Program there. I'm going to give a little longer introduction in a few minutes, but to accommodate Ambassador Bolton, who has...
The Journal at 30: An Insider's View
I. INTRODUCTION II. GETTING STARTED III. GAINING MOMENTUM IV. BUDGETARY AND OTHER CHALLENGES V. THE RUSSIAN PETROLEUM LEGISLATION PROJECT VI. SPONSORSHIPS VII. THE LECTURE SERIES VIII. INTERNATIONAL ENERGY ISSUE IX. ADVISORY BOARD ...
"This Does Not Matter in Mexico": Mexico-U.S. Competition Law - Conflicts and Resolutions
I. INTRODUCTION II. MEXICO'S COMPETITION LAW: BEHIND THE LANGUAGE A. Single Agency Enforcement B. Substantive Provisions C. Similar Language, Different Results D. Differences in Legal Systems and Traditions: Civil Law's...
Transitional Justice: When Justice Strikes Back - Case Studies of Delayed Justice in Argentina and South Korea
I. ARGENTINA: 1983-2006 II. SOUTH KOREA: SETTLING AND RECONSTRUCTING THE PAST: 1945-2006 III. DELAYED JUSTICE: A MECHANISM FOR TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IV. DUTY TO PROSECUTE V. LEGAL JUSTIFICATION FOR NONCOMPLIANCE WITH DUTY...