Suffolk Transnational Law Review

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 1, Winter

Interim Measures and Civil Litigation
INTRODUCTION In the following study Professor Peter Westberg explores what he believes is a distortion in the use and effect of interim measures in Sweden (what are called pretrial or interlocutory orders in the United States). Professor Westberg...
Interim Measures and Civil Litigation
I A Court Drama for an Unperformed Drama II Purposes of this Study III Conventional Wisdom on Interim Measures IV A Different Picture V Overview of the Swedish Regulation A Basic Principles B The General Provision VI A Definitive...
International Law - Core Characteristics Test Determines "Agency or Instrumentality" Status for Takings Exception to Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act
INTERNATIONAL LAW--CORE CHARACTERISTICS TEST DETERMINES "AGENCY OR INSTRUMENTALITY" STATUS FOR TAKINGS EXCEPTION TO FOREIGN SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY ACT--Garb v. Republic of Poland, 440 F.3d 579 (2d Cir. 2006). The Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act (FSIA)...
International Trade Law - Original DSB Rulings Apply to Subsequent Remedial Measures
INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW--ORIGINAL DSB RULINGS APPLY TO SUBSEQUENT REMEDIAL MEASURES--United States--Tax Treatment for "Foreign Sales Corporations," Second Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by the European Communities, WT/DS108/36 (March 14, 2006)....
Opening for Business in India: Retailers' Options
I. INTRODUCTION India's retail market is currently valued at over $250 billion, and reports indicate it is growing at a rate of ten percent each year. (1) This tremendous growth is encouraging even Mickey Mouse to enter India's retail market. (2)...
Precedent of the European Convention on Human Rights to the CIA'S High Value Detainees Program in and through Europe
I. INTRODUCTION: "THE SPIDER'S WEB" Rendering terror suspects to nations that permit the use of torture is one of several methods the United States has added to its national security arsenal in recent decades. News leaks and reports regarding the...
Private Security Contractors in Iraq Violate Laws of War
I. INTRODUCTION When private security contractors killed eleven Iraqis in a shootout in Baghdad, the Iraqi Prime Minister called it criminal. (1) Security contractors called it "by doctrine," meaning they returned fire in order to protect their...
The Use of Cluster Munitions in the War on Terrorism
I. INTRODUCTION Militaries throughout the world value cluster bombs or cluster munitions for their unique and destructive power. (1) But in conflicts where cluster bombs are utilized and when the battles have ended, unexploded cluster bomblets inevitably...
Un-Informed Consent: The United Nation's Failure to Appropriately Police Clinical Trials in Developing Nations
I. INTRODUCTION In 1996, Pfizer, Inc. (Pfizer) distributed an unapproved antibiotic to patients in a field hospital in Kano, Nigeria. (1) Many children suffered and died as a result of this trial, and Pfizer has endured severe criticism for its...
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