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. 34, No. 1, Fall

A Tribute to Mont P. Hoyt
Mont P. Hoyt was one of the few true gentlemen I have known in my life. He was enormously blessed with a wide array of talents and diverse interests, all of which he put to use for the benefit of his fellow man. I was lucky enough to be included among...
Born in the USA: An All-American View of Birthright Citizenship and International Human Rights
I. INTRODUCTION II. IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP IN THE UNITED STATES A. History of Immigration B. Citizenship III. THE HISTORYAND RIGHTS UNDERLYING THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT A. Debate Over the Meaning B. The Historical Context...
Environmental Refugees: The Latest Enterprise of Corporate Social Responsibility
I. INTRODUCTION II. CORPORATIONS AND THEIR IMPACT A. Multinational corporations substantially contribute to the warming of the climate system B. The current international system does not recognize environmental refugees under...
From Paralysis in Rwanda to Bold Moves in Libya: Emergence of the "Responsibility to Protect" Norm under International Law - Is the International Community Ready for It?
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE GENOCIDE IN RWANDA AND THE LACK OF EFFECTIVE ACTION BY THE UNITED NATIONS A. Events Leading Up to the Genocide B. The Tragic Events Between April 6 and July 18, 1994 III. INACTION BY THE INTERNATIONAL...
From Paralysis in Rwanda to Boldness in Libya: Has the International Community Taken "Responsibility to Protect" from Abstract Principle to Concrete Norm under International Law?
I. TWENTIETH-CENTURY HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION Military Intervention in Kosovo in 1999 II. INTERVENTION IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Non-Security-Council-authorized, Multilateral Humanitarian Intervention III. EFFECT OF...
Genocide in Rwanda, State Responsibility to Prosecute or Extradite, and Nonimmunity for Heads of State and Other Public Officials
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE DUTY TO INITIATE PROSECUTION OR TO EXTRADITE III. UNIVERSAL JURISDICTION IV. NONIMMUNITY FOR GENOCIDE AND OTHER CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY V. CONCLUSION I. INTRODUCTION Crimes against humanity, including...
Introduction
"There is no den the wide world to hide a rogue. Commit a crime and the Earth is made of glass." --Ralph Waldo Emerson In the fall of 2010, the Houston Journal of International Law hosted a symposium at River Oaks Theater featuring a documentary...

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