Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law is a magazine specializing in Law topics.

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 2, Winter

Reaching out to the International Community: Civil Lawsuits as the Common Ground in the Battle against Terrorism
"In a very real sense, the world no longer has a choice between force and law. If civilization is to survive, it must choose the rule of law." --Dwight D. Eisenhower (1) INTRODUCTION At a time when fears of terrorism dominate the international...
The Competence of Nations and International Tax Law
"How is the cooperation of these vast numbers of people in countries all over the world, which is necessary for even a modest standard of living, to be brought about?" (1) INTRODUCTION This article proposes a conceptual foundation for the field...
The United States' Withdrawal from International Court of Justice Jurisdiction in Consular Cases: Reasons and Consequences
INTRODUCTION In 2005, the United States withdrew from the Optional Protocol to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations Concerning the Compulsory Settlement of Disputes. The Optional Protocol provides for jurisdiction in the International Court...
The U.S. Discovery-EU Privacy Directive Conflict: Constructing a Three-Tiered Compliance Strategy
INTRODUCTION Because of the different regulatory approaches of the United States and the European Union, litigants involved in U.S.-EU transborder litigation face a difficult situation regarding discovery. U.S. discovery procedures require litigants...