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. 35, No. 1, Winter

Ad Hoc Reparation Mechanisms
I. INTRODUCTION--THE IMPORTANCE OF NATIONAL LEGAL FRAMEWORKS AND SPECIFIC MECHANISMS FOR ENSURING INDIVIDUALS' ACCESS TO REPARATION II. THE DEVELOPMENT OF AD HOC REPARATION MECHANISMS AS A PARTIAL REMEDY TO HARM AND LOSSES RELATED...
Bringing ATS Litigation into Conformity with U.S. Refugee and Asylum Law
I. INTRODUCTION II. PERSECUTION AND NONREFOULEMENT IN REFUGEE AND ASYLUM LAW A. Refugee: Definitional Requirement B. The Principle of Nonrefoulement III. THE ALIEN TORT STATUTE A. History and Content of the Statute B. Forum Non...
Inbound Medical Tourism and Visa Reform: How Increasing Accessibility for Foreign Patients Can Decrease American Healthcare Costs
I. INTRODUCTION II. OVERVIEW OF INBOUND MEDICAL TOURISM IN THE UNITED STATES A. Medical Tourism Defined B. Why Do Patients Travel For Medical Care? C. Benefits of Inbound Medical Tourism D. September 11"s Impact on Immigration III....
International Student Athletes in the NCAA: Professionals or Exploited Children?
I. INTRODUCTION II. FOREIGN STUDENTS IN AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION A. History of Foreign Students in American Colleges and Universities B. Current Economics and Distribution of Foreign Students C. Interests of the American People...
Products Liability Litigation since the Passage of NAFTA and the Unintended Consequences
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE DEVELOPMENT AND SUCCESS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT III. FORUM NON CONVENIENS: DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION IN THE UNITED STATES IV. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DAMAGES AND FORUM NON CONVENIENS ...
Taxation and Expropriation - the Destruction of the Yukos Oil Empire
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE RISE--YUKOS IN THE ERA OF COWBOY CAPITALISM A. The Yeltsin Period--1990 to 1999 B. The Putin Period--2000 to 2008 III. THE FALL--EXPROPRIATION BY LITIGATION IV. THE AFTERMATH--LITIGATION EVERYWHERE A. Russian...
The Dangers of Membership: Participation as an Offense and Liability of Group Leaders
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE ORIGIN OF CRIMINAL MEMBERSHIP AND GROUP LIABILITY UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW III. THE CASES INVOLVED IN THIS INQUIRY A. Afri-Forum v. Malema B. United States v. Al Bahlul C. Victims' Communication Pursuant...