Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

Vanderbilt Journal of transnational Law is a magazine specializing in Law topics.

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 3, May

Anti-Circumvention: Has Technology's Child Turned against Its Mother?
ABSTRACT Because its function is to protect and support innovation, copyright has been deemed a child of technology. Yet, as copyright laws increase the scope of protection for copyrighted material, one may wonder when such protection will begin...
Category III Films and VCDs: The Failure of Deterrence in the Copyright Ordinance of Hong Kong
ABSTRACT In 1997, the government of Hong Kong enacted the Copyright Ordinance. The goal of the Ordinance was to establish a strong deterrent against the illegal manufacture and sale of copyright infringing materials, especially pirated video and...
From Unwritten to Written: Transformation in the British Common-Law Constitution
ABSTRACT This Article posits that the British Constitution is changing by incorporating written principles that restrain Parliament through judicial review. The Author asserts that this constitutional model has basis in the common law and the orthodox...
Multilateral Management as a Fair Solution to the Spratly Disputes
ABSTRACT The Spratlys are a scattered group of islands in the South China Sea over which China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Brunei have made conflicting jurisdictional claims. Although there has been significant academic discussion of...
NAFTA Chapter 11 and Professional Sports in Canada
ABSTRACT Modern professional sports leagues are significant economic enterprises, the most prominent of which span the political border between the United States and Canada. In recent decades, local governments in the United States have invested...
Nigeria's Crisis of Corruption-Can the U.N. Global Programme Hope to Resolve This Dilemma?
ABSTRACT Transparency International consistently rates the levels of corruption in Nigeria among the highest in the world. Pervasive corruption appears to permeate many levels of Nigerian society. The current Nigerian government, however, has taken...
Promoting Intellectual Property for Economic Growth
Address by Her Excellency Ambassador Rita Hayes Deputy Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization Vanderbilt University Law School February 12, 2003 Introduction It is an honor for me to speak to you this afternoon at...