Suffolk Transnational Law Review

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 2, Summer

A Thousand Thumbs in the Dike: Microlending and a New Role for International Finance in Afghanistan
I. INTRODUCTION The villages of the Jurm valley sit in the mountains of the remote Afghan province of Badakhshan. (1) Though never conquered by the Taliban in its rise to power, like most of Afghanistan the valley's infrastructure, economy, and...
Criminal Law-Stateless Vessel Analysis Incorporated into Federal Maritime Drug Trafficking Statute Ignored Bilateral Treaty-United States V. Matos-Luchi
CRIMINAL LAW--STATELESS VESSEL ANALYSIS INCORPORATED INTO FEDERAL MARITIME DRUG TRAFFICKING STATUTE IGNORED BILATERAL TREATY--United States v. Matos-Luchi, 627 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2010). Stateless vessels upon the high seas do not enjoy the legal protection...
Cumulative Convictions in International Criminal Law: Reconsideration of a Seemingly Settled Issue
Despite the jurisprudential developments in international criminal law in the last 20 years, the legal permissibility of cumulative convictions for international crimes remains in flux. Three of the core crimes, namely war crimes, crimes against humanity,...
International Business and Law in Cross-Border Transactions: A European Perspective
SATURDAY, JULY 17, 2010 EOTVOS LORAND UNIVERSITY, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY In July 2010, the International LL.M program in Global Law and Business, held annually at Eotvos Lorand Law Faculty (ELTE), Budapest, Hungary, hosted an innovative academic program...
Sustainability: Can Law Meet the Challenge?
It is commonplace to note that the world is experiencing an unprecedented rate of change. (1) The "boundary shattering force[s]" (2) of globalized markets and new technologies are likely to continue smashing through pre-existing social and political...
Territorial Stalemate: Independence of Nagorno-Karabakh Following the Dissolution of the Soviet Union, and Its Lingering Effects Decades Later
"For Nagorno Karabakh to go back [to] being [a] part of Azerbaijan, somebody needs to bring back Joseph Stalin, who gave Karabakh to Azerbaijan in 1921 against our will, and the Soviet Union, which forcefully kept Karabakh inside Azerbaijan despite...
United States-China Trade War: Signs of Protectionism in a Globalized Economy?
I. INTRODUCTION China and the United States have waged an ongoing legal battle over trade policies since 2006, using the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement system as a forum. (1) Despite negotiation talks during the Doha Development...
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