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. 21, No. 3, Spring

Democracy, Judicial Reform, the Rule of Law and Environmental Justice in Mexico
I. ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND THE RULE OF LAW IN MEXICO The long and difficult negotiations leading up to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) finally concluded in 1992,(2) but only after the governments of Canada, Mexico, and the United...
Fallen Tiger: The Story of Thailand's Currency Devaluation in 1997
I. INTRODUCTION According to the Chinese calendar, 1998 was the year of the Tiger.(1) However, the prospects of a successful 1998 remained in doubt for the "Tiger" economies of Southeast Asia(2) in light of the economic turmoil unleashed in 1997...
Recent Developments in Admiralty Law in the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit, and the Eleventh Circuit
I. INTRODUCTION The Supreme Court decided two maritime cases during the 1997-1998 term. In the case of California v. Deep Sea Research, Inc.,(1) the Court clarified, and slightly narrowed, the states' Eleventh Amendment immunity from suits in rem,(2)...
The Right to Privacy Is Coming to the United Kingdom: Balancing the Individual's Right to Privacy from the Press and the Media's Right to Freedom of Expression
I. INTRODUCTION On January 25, 1990, Gorden Kaye, a well-known English actor, was in an automobile accident in which he sustained substantial head injuries.(1) While recovering from brain surgery in the hospital, journalists gained unauthorized...
What's the Connection? Vietnam, the Rule of Law, Human Rights and Antitrust
I. INTRODUCTION Foreign attempts to support advancing the rule of law(1) in Vietnam have taken many forms. In addition to focusing almost exclusively on economic law, existing legal assistance projects tend to concentrate on obvious targets such...
Where the United States Goes the World Will Follow - Won't It?
I. INTRODUCTION To compete in the rapidly emerging global economy, business and commerce must have strong encryption schemes, available on an international basis, to protect the confidentiality and integrity of business transactions and electronic...

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