The George Washington International Law Review

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

Articles from Vol. 44, No. 3, 2012

Customary Justice and the Rule of Law in War-Torn Societies
Customary Justice and the Rule of Law in War-Torn Societies, Edited by Deborah Isser. Washington, D.C.: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2011. Pp. 386. $29.95 (paperback).Customary justice systems-long-standing community-based mechanisms-are the...
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Icescr Minimum Core Obligations and Investment: Recasting the Non-Expropriation Compensation Model during Financial Crises
ABSTRACTThis Article proposes a reassessment of current methods for valuing compensation owed by host States for breaches of non-expropriation standards of investment treaties, when the host State breaches such standards in order to fulfill obligations...
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Is "Defamation of Religions" Passé? the United Nations, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, and Islamic State Practices: Lessons from Pakistan
ABSTRACTThis Article examines the current status and future of the "defamation of religions" Resolutions adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council. Although, since 2011, no explicit resolutions on this subject have been passed in the Human Rights...
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Regulation of Issuers and Investor Protection in the US and EU: A Transatlantic Comparison of the Basics of Securities and Corporate Law
Regulation of Issuers and Investor Protection in the US and EU: A Transatlantic Comparison of the Basics of Securities and Corporate Law, by P.A. van der Schee. The Hague, The Netherlands: Eleven International Publishing, 2011. Pp. 315. $133.50 (paperback).A...
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"Think You Can Steal Our Caravaggio and Get Away with It? Think Again." an Analysis of the Italian Cultural Property Model
I. INTRODUCTIONOn August 21, 1911, the Mona Lisa was stolen.1 An amateur painter was copying the Mona Lisa at the Louvre, and when he returned the next day to continue working, the enigmatic portrait had vanished.2 After a few hours of frantic searching,...
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Witness Intimidation in International Trials: Balancing the Need for Protection against the Rights of the Accused
ABSTRACTOver the past decade, the international criminal tribunals have encountered extensive problems with witness intimidation. This has led to the injury and death of individuals, and to the withdrawal of testimony and the dropping of charges. There...
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