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. 26, No. 1, Fall

Are Corporate Information Assets, in the Midst of Dynamic Technological and Infrastructural Advances, Best Secured by Legal or Self-Help Remedies?
I. INTRODUCTION II. MODERN INCARNATIONS OF TRADE SECRET THEFT A. Federal Surveillance and Disclosure Generally 1. Is Computer Surveillance Subject to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986? 2. Key Logger Systems...
Comparative Study of the Formation of Electronic Contracts in American Law with References to International and Mexican Law
I.INTRODUCTION II.FIELD OF APPLICATION III. AUTONOMY OF THE PARTS (EXCLUSIONS, EXCEPTIONS, AND MODIFICATIONS) IV.FORMATION OF THE ELECTRONIC CONTRACT A. The Offer B. The Acceptance C. The Perfection V.ADDITIONAL OR DIFFERENT...
Forum Selection Clauses in Seamen's Contracts: Are We Protecting Commercial Progress by Denying Seamen Their Rightful Day in Court?
I.INTRODUCTION II.BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONAL PROTECTIONS IN CONTRACT AND MARITIME LAW A. Fundamental Concepts in Contract Law B. The Necessity of Judicial Intervention C. The Foundation of Admiralty and Maritime...
International Law and the United States Constitution in Conflict: A Case Study on the Second Amendment
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE AMERICAN RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS A. Legal Status 1. History 2. Text 3. Case Law B. Cultural Status III. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL LAW AND UNITED STATES MUNICIPAL LAW A....
The Common Law of Mexican Law in Texas Courts
I. INTRODUCTION/SCOPE OF ARTICLE II. TEXAS ABOLISHED THE DISSIMILARITY DOCTRINE IN 1979, ALLOWING TEXAS COURTS TO APPLY MEXICAN LAW WHEN MEXICO HAS THE "MOST SIGNIFICANT" RELATIONSHIP TO THE LITIGATION A. Gutierrez Abolished...