Texas International Law Journal

Texas International Law Journal is an academic journal focusing on Texas International Law

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 3, Summer

Between Assimilation and Revolt: A Third Option for Hawaii as a Model for Minorities World-Wide
I. INTRODUCTION A glossy brochure touting Hawaiian vacations tempts would-be tourists with "traditional luaus" and "old-world" hospitality. On a shimmering beach at sunset, a smiling Hawaiian woman extends a flower lei to the brochure's owner-a photograph...
Carl H Fulda Award for Excellence in the Field of International Law
The Carl H. Fulda Award is presented by the Texas International Law Journal for outstanding achievement in the field of international law. It is given in honor of Carl H. Fulda, Faculty Advisor to the Journal from 1966 to 1975 and former holder of the...
Comparative Forum Non Conveniens and the Hague Convention on Jurisdiction and Judgements
I. INTRODUCTION The doctrine of forum non conveniens is one part of a complex web of issues relating to the ability of courts to decline jurisdiction in cases connected to more than one legal system.1 While the Latin term was first used in Scotland in...
International Parallel Litigation-A Survey of Current Conventions and Model Laws
I. INTRODUCTION Parallel litigation is difficult to define and sometimes means what the speaker wants it to mean. It may be limited to identical lawsuits with exactly the same parties and the same claims. It may also mean any instance of two or more...
Introduction to Symposium on International Forum Shopping
An advantage which it is hoped will be reflected in a judgment is what makes plaintiffs leave home and incur burdens of expense and inconvenience that would be regarded as oppressive if forced upon them.1 As Justice Jackson's words suggest, "forum shopping"...
Not in the Public Interest? Lubbe V. Cape PLC
I. INTRODUCTION The work of Fritz Juenger did much to enlighten us on a topic, which, to use his words, "has a bad name," namely "forum shopping."1 However, as Professor Juenger so ably argued: [N]ot all forum shopping merits condemnation. Some clearly...
U.S. Conflict-of-Laws Doctrine and Forum Shopping, International and Domestic (Revisited)
I. INTRODUCTION It is a great honor to participate in a conflict-of-laws symposium dedicated to the memory of Friedrich Juenger. During his long and illustrious career, Professor Juenger had occasion to comment on every imaginable issue in conflicts...