Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

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

Articles from Vol. 46, No. 1, January

"Gray Zone" Constitutionalism and the Dilemma of Judicial Independence in Pakistan
B. The Judiciary's Great Leap Forward Almost immediately after Chaudhry's reinstatement, the Supreme Court began to reassert itself, making clear its intention to resume a forceful role as both a guardian of constitutionalism and an arbiter of core...
Jurisdictional Standards (and Rules)
This Article uses the jurisprudential dichotomy between two opposing types of legal requirements--"rules" and "standards"--to examine extraterritorial regulation by the United States. It argues that there is natural push toward standards in extraterritorial...
Liberalizing the Law in the Land of the Lord: Limits to the Americanization of Israeli Religious Jurisprudence
ABSTRACT This Note presents an analysis of American and Israeli constitutional jurisprudence concerning matters of religion. Recently, there has been a shift in Israel's High Court of Justice toward implementing values of individual rights and religious...
Returning Sovereignty to the People
Governments across the world regularly invoke sovereignty to demand that the international community "mind its own business" while they commit human rights abuses. They proclaim that the sovereign right to be free from international intervention in...
The Point of a Points System: Attracting Highly Skilled Immigrants the United States Needs and Ensuring Their Success
ABSTRACT In a globalizing world, labor is an increasingly mobile and competitive resource. Responding to this changing labor market, countries like Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia have adopted points systems with the goal of attracting...