The George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 1, 2000

A Festschrift Honoring Professor Louis B. Sohn (April 8, 2000)
The problem was so simple it was almost staggering when we recognized it. We are a student-published journal fortuitously attached to a law school with a stellar international law department, covering all aspects of world law, including human rights,...
Amplifying the World Court's Jurisdiction through Counter-Claims and Third-Party Intervention
I. INTRODUCTION It is an indication of the optimism, enthusiasm, and industry of Louis Sohn that his classic treatise on reforming the United Nations, World Peace Through World Law (co-authored with Grenville Clark),1 did not propose simply tinkering...
Ensuring Uniformity in the Implementation of the 1997 OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions
I. INTRODUCTION Since the passage of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in 1977,1 the United States has worked to persuade other nations to forbid bribery of foreign public officials in an effort to secure business abroad.2 As a result of pressure...
International Law and the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
I. INTRODUCTION International nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament efforts represent a unique synthesis between the theories and instruments of international law, international relations, and national security. States have long pursued international...
Louis B. Sohn and the Settlement of Ocean Disputes
I. INTRODUCTION The greatest contribution of Professor Louis B. Sohn to the field of international law is his unrelenting effort to confirm that it is a real and enforceable body of sound legal principles. He has promoted this idea throughout his life...
The Globalization of Human Rights Law and the Role of International Financial Institutions in Promoting Human Rights
The dawn of a new millennium is a particularly fitting occasion to reflect on achievements in the field of international human rights law and to consider the challenges that lie ahead. There is only one word that comes to mind in describing what has...
The Long Road: The Roma of Eastern and Central Europe and the Freedom of Movement and Right to Choose a Residence
I. INTRODUCTION Originally from Northern India, the Roma have been present in Europe since the beginning of the fourteenth century.1 Also referred to as gypsies, persecution and hatred are dominant themes in this group's volatile history and anti-Roma...
The Trend toward Liberal Enforcement of Repatriation Claims in Cultural Property Disputes
I. INTRODUCTION In the forty-five years since the first formalized international effort to protect cultural property,1 two significant and conflicting international rationales for protecting and regulating cultural property have emerged.2 One focuses...
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