The George Washington International Law Review

The George Washington International Law Review is a magazine focusing on Law

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 2, 2002

En Ruta Hacia El Desarrollo: The Emerging Secondary Mortgage Market in Latin America
Securitization' of financial assets has spread throughout the world, from established economies to developing ones. In Latin America, securitization became the new financial instrument and financing alternative during the 1990s. Assets that have been...
Is Interface of Antidumping and Antitrust Laws Possible?
I. INTRODUCTION The costumed protesters on the streets of Seattle in December 1999 claimed success in halting the Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization. In fact, the conference failed for reasons wholly unrelated to the rumpus in the...
Multinational Corporations' Post-Unocal Liabilities for Violations of International Law
NOTE 1. Introduction Until recently, the primary legal liabilities of U.S.-based multinational corporations (MNCs) for their overseas operations consisted of U.S. federal and state laws and the laws of the country that hosted their investments. In addition...
Signaling Behavior, Congressional-Executive Agreements, and the SALT I Interim Agreement
This Article, using a law and behavioral economics perspective, carves out a "signaling exception" to the general rule that Presidents must ratify national security accords as treaties and international trade accords as congressional-executive agreements....
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization: The Legal Status of Al Allied Headquarters to Import and Resell Duty-Free Merchandise within the Conflicts of Law Hierarchy
I. INTRODUCTION Territorial jurisdiction is one of the basic characteristics of state sovereignty. "[T]erritorial jurisdiction is ... the jurisdiction of the State over individuals living on its territory, over things which are on this territory and...
The Winding Course of the Massachusetts Burma Law: Subfederal Sanctions in a Historical Context
INTRODUCTION For centuries, American states have been on the vanguard of human rights activism. Since the prohibition of the slave trade in the 1800s, it has been the practice of states to adopt legislation reflecting the moral impetus of its citizens....