The George Washington International Law Review

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

Articles from Vol. 45, No. 1, 2013

A Neofederalist Vision of TRIPS: The Resilience of the International Intellectual Property Regime
A Neofederalist Vision of TRIPS: The Resilience of the International Intellectual Property Regime, by Graeme B. Dinwoodie & Rochelle C. Dreyfuss. Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. 288. $85.00 (hardcover).A Neofederalist Vision of TRIPS examines...
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Does Justice Always Require Prosecution? the International Criminal Court and Transitional Justice Measures
AbstractTwo provisions of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which address complementarity and discretion to decline "in the interests of justice," give the ICC Prosecutor the ability to defer to a State wishing to undertake...
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Legalizing European Central Bank Bond Purchases: How the Ecb Can Protect Its Own Legitimacy and the Future of the Euro
I. IntroductionIn the wake of the 2008 global economic meltdown, Europe has struggled with a severe debt crisis, under which many eurozone1 countries have had limited access to credit to finance their govern- ment activities.2 In response to that crisis,...
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No Gold Diggers: China's Protection of Individual Property Rights in the New Marital Property Regime
I. Introduction"I'd rather cry in a BMW car than laugh on the backseat of a bicycle." After infamously rejecting a potential suitor on a popular Chinese dating show in May 2010,1 Ms. Ma, a then 22-year-old model from Beijing, instantly became one of...
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Revolution without Reform? a Critique of Egypt's Election Laws
AbstractThis Article compares Egypt's election laws before and after the January 25 Revolution to determine whether the changes are sufficient to produce the structural reforms Egyptians demand. This Article concludes that Egyptian elections processes...
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Uncovering Bretton Woods: Conditional Transparency, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund
AbstractInternational law scholars highlight transparency as a key building block for fostering greater accountability within international institu- tions. Despite wider acceptance of the norm of transparency in govern- ance, international institutions...
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