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. 19, No. 2, Winter

Castration of Repeat Sexual Offenders: An International Comparative Analysis
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION A. Castration in the United States: The Debate at Home B. Castration Abroad: Framing the International Debate C. Purpose of Analysis II. WHY DOES THE ISSUE OF CASTRATION CONTINUALLY ...
Consuls at Work: Universal Instruments of Human Rights and Consular Protection in the Context of Criminal Justice
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. THE PROTECTION OF NATIONALS BY CONSULS UNDER CONSULAR AGREEMENTS AND PRACTICES A. Consular Protection Before the Vienna Convention B. The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations C. Consular...
Guevara V. Maritime: Caught in the Wake of Miles V. Apex Marine Corp
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. PUNITIVE DAMAGES AND MAINTENANCE AND CURE A. The History of Maintenance and Cure B. Punitive Damages and Maritime Law C. Punitive Damages and Maintenance and Cure III. MILES V. APEX MARINE CORP.:...
Recent Developments in Admiralty Law in the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit, and the Eleventh Circuit
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. FEDERALISM IN MARITIME LAW A Yamaha Motor Corp. v. Calhoun B. American Dredging Co. v. Lambert C. Baris v. Sulpicio Lines, Inc. D. Wagner v. McDermott, Inc. II. COMPARATIVE FAULT A. Exxon Co., U.S.A. v....
The Court Once Again Sees the Fiction and Ignores the Truth
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. STATEMENT OF THE CASE III. AN ANALYSIS OF WHAT LED THE COURT ASTRAY540 A. The Constitutional Rights of Excluded Aliens B. Barrera's Situation C. International Law is Applicable in Barrera's Case...
The Court Refuses to Drown State Wrongful Death Remedies for Nonseamen
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. STATEMENT OF THE CASE: YAMAHA MOTOR CORP. V. CALHOUN III. ANALYSIS A. From The Harrisburg to Moragne B. Unseaworthiness Becomes a Species of Liability Without Fault C. Moragne Responds to Resulting...
The Web That Binds Us All: The Future Legal Environment of the Internet
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. BACKGROUND A. The Growth of Internet Crime B. The Status Quo in Cyberspace III. ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES A. Contract Law Paradigm B. Model Code C. International Convention 1. Substantive...

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