Houston Journal of International Law

This journal publishes articles in international and comparative law, including international business, finance, torts, crime and human rights.

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 1, Fall

An Overview, Survey, and Critique of Administrating Cross-Border Insolvencies
I. INTRODUCTION II. INTERNATIONAL PROVISION WITHIN THE U.S. BANKRUPTCY CODE: SECTION 304 A. Limited Jurisdiction of a Bankruptcy Court B. The International Provision in the Code: Scope and Purpose of Section 304 C. Why...
Charting the Transnational Dimension of Law: U.S. Free Trade Agreements as Benchmarks of Globalization
I. TWO RADICAL CHANGES II. PREDICTING THE FUTURE III. LAW IN THE THIRD DIMENSION IV. SEARCHING FOR BENCHMARKS A. The five agreements B. Imagining a template C. Three sensitive issues V. THREE PARADOXICAL LESSONS I. TWO RADICAL...
Do DEA Field Agents Have the Power to Unilaterally Execute a Trans-Border Abduction? the Ninth Circuit's Take on Alvarez-Machain V. United States
I. CASE RECITATION A. Facts 1. DEA Agent Camarena and DEA Informant Zavala's abduction and murder 2. Alvarez's Abduction B. Procedural Posture 1. Alvarez's Criminal Trial 2. Alvarez's Civil Action ...
Privacy Rights under Mexican Law: Emergence and Legal Configuration of a Panoply of New Rights
I. INTRODUCTION II. PRIVACY RIGHTS IN MEXICO: USE OF THE TERM "PRIVACY RIGHTS" A. Personality Rights in Mexico B. Constitutional Rights: The Constitutional Doctrine of Embedded Privacy Rights C. Civil Rights D. Human...
Protecting the Protectors: Can the United States Successfully Exempt U.S. Persons from the International Criminal Court with U.S. Article 98 Agreements?
I. THE UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNALS A. International Crimes and the United States B. International Crimes by U.S. Persons C. U.S. Article 98 Agreements II. PROCEDURE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT III. OBLIGATIONS...
Universal Moral Principles and the Law: The Failure of One-Size-Fits-All Child Labor Laws
I. INTRODUCTION II. EVOLUTION OF ANTI-CHILD LABOR SENTIMENT IN THE UNITED STATES III. ATTITUDES TO CHILD LABOR IN INDIA A. Historical Development of Child Labor Laws in India: British Rule to Independence and the CLPRA ...
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