Texas International Law Journal

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

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 2, Spring

After the Glass Has Shattered: A Comparative Analysis of Orthodox Jewish Divorce in the United States and Israel
SHATTERED GLASS The kalah' and chatan2 stand under the chupah.3 The chazan4 chants the Seven Blessings. The rings have been exchanged, the ketubah5 has been read and signed, and then, in the midst of the happiness, the chatan smashes a wineglass wrapped...
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International Law by Other Means: The Twilight Existence of International Financial Regulatory Organizations
DAVID ZARING^ I. INTRODUCTION This article seeks to shed light on a major question of international law by examining a narrowly defined group of participants in international life. The question is, How do relevant international rules develop? Given the...
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PITEX and Maquiladora Import Programs: A Working Guide and Comparative Evaluation
I. INTRODUCTION One of the first questions asked of any Mexican attorney by foreign companies looking to do business in Mexico is: What are my options? Two summers ago, I confronted this inquiry quite often while working as a law clerk in a well-established...
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Posner's Economic Approach to Comparative Law
WILLIAM EWALDt+ Law and Legal Theory in England and America. By Richard A. Posner. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996, pp. xii, 134. Preface, Appendix of the English Judiciary, Appendix of the Udu Case, Index. What is law? And what is the best way to compare...
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The Schizophrenias of International Criminal Law
STEVEN R. RATNER^ Imagine a system of criminal law that accepts the following anomaly: A soldier from one country intentionally kills an innocent civilian in another country during a war between those two states and is criminally responsible; but if...
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The United Nations Convention on the Law of Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses, Customary International Law, and the Interests of Developing Upper Riparians
AARON SCHWABACH^ I. INTRODUCTION The past year has seen two major developments in public international law regarding the non-navigational uses of the waters of transboundary watercourses. In May, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention...
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The U.S.-Mexican Trucking Dispute: A Product of a Politicized Trade Agreement
INTRODUCTION The passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) opened a new era of friendly relations between the United States and Mexico. After years of mutual distrust, the United States and Mexico, along with Canada, bound their political...
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