Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

Vanderbilt Journal of transnational Law is a magazine specializing in Law topics.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 2, March

A Technological Dream Turned Legal Nightmare: Potential Liability of the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act for Operating the Global Positioning System
ABSTRACT The U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS) provides precise positioning information to anyone in the world, regardless of nationality, as long as they have access to an inexpensive receiver. However, in managing and providing the GPS for...
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East Timor, the U.N. System, and Enforcing Non-Recognition in International Law
ABSTRACT This Article seeks to assess how the U.N. system has enforced regimes of non-recognition under international law. Claims by certain communities to constitute states and claims by some states to hold title to certain pieces of territory...
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Europe and Overseas Commodity Traders V. Banque Paribas London: Zero Steps Forward and Two Steps Back
ABSTRACT While international securities transactions have become the norm in today's globalized economy, such transactions necessarily implicate the laws of more than one nation, thereby creating both conflict and confusion. Due to the depth and...
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Negotiation and Native Title: Why Common Law Courts Are Not Proper Fora for Determining Native Land Title Issues
ABSTRACT The displacement of indigenous populations is an obvious but often-overlooked consequence of worldwide European colonization. Until relatively recently, the rights of these groups have consistently been held to lower standards of protection...
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Phantom Menace or New Hope: Member State Public Tort Liability after the Double-Bladed Light Saber Duel between the European Court of Justice and the German Bundesgerichtshof in Brasserie Du Pecheur
ABSTRACT This Article examines the interactions between European Community and national law, in the context of Member State public tort liability. Specifically, the Article analyzes Brasserie du Pecheur v. Federal Republic of Germany, a case that...
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