The George Washington International Law Review

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

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 4, 2005

Assessing the Genocide and Political Mass Murder Framework: The Case of Uzbekistan
I. INTRODUCTIONIn No Lessons Learned from the Holocaust? Assessing Risks of Genocide and Political Mass Murder Since 1955, author Barbara Harff lays out "six factors that jointly make it possible to distinguish with 74% accuracy . . . regime collapses...
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: The Status of Current Foreign Investors in a Post-Transition Cuba
I. INTRODUCTIONOne of the most important means Cuba's current government has to obtain foreign capital is to promote foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country.1 While firmly adhering to a socialist political and economic framework, Cuba has taken...
Engineering a Venture Capital Market and the Effects of Government Control on Private Ordering: Lessons from the Taiwan Experience
I. INTRODUCTIONThe basic concept of venture capital is quite simple: a number of investors pool their money to create a venture capital fund. The investors entrust management of the fund to a professional manager who selects and monitors the fund's investments....
Gender Injustice: An International Comparative Analysis of Equality in Employment
Gender Injustice: An International Comparative Analysis of Equality in Employment. Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter. Ashgate Press, 2004. Pp. 306, $114.95 (hardcover).LAW IS NOT ENOUGHI. INTRODUCTIONIn 1995, the United Nations reported "in no society today do...
Is There an International Solution to Intellectual Property Protection for Plants?
I. INTRODUCTIONThe science of plant breeding has existed since the beginning of agrarian society.1 The development of a satisfactory, globally uniform means of protecting the intellectual property of plant breeders, however, has remained elusive. Currently,...
"Of Course This Will Hurt Business"1: Foreign Standing under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act of 1999 and America's War on Drugs
I. INTRODUCTIONThe Oasis Hotel and Convention Center lies approximately fifteen miles south of Tijuana, Mexico.2 What once was a booming beach resort favorite among Americans looking to spend money and soak up the sun3 is now "crippled."4 "Upkeep on...
Property-Grabbing under African Customary Law: Repugnant to Natural Justice, Equity, and Good Conscience, Yet a Troubling Reality
I. INTRODUCTIONIn many of the world's common law jurisdictions, including those of several African countries, a will is a public document that can be inspected by members of the public.1 However, under African customary law,2 formal wills do not exist....