Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

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

Articles from Vol. 46, No. 4, October

Blood Diamonds and Non-State Actors
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. WAR II. ACTIVISM III. REGULATION IV. POLITICAL WILL AND POLITICAL WON'T V. CONCLUSIONS I. WAR During the 1990s and into the 2000s, rebel armies in several African countries--bereft of the great-power backing that proliferated...
Cognitive Conflicts and the Making of International Law: From Empirical Concord to Conceptual Discord in Legal Scholarship
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. EMPIRICAL CONCORD: THE PLURALIZATION OF INTERNATIONAL LAWMAKING A. Manifestations of Pluralization in the Practice of International Lawmaking B. Persisting State Dominance? III. CONCEPTUAL...
Constraining Global Corporate Power: A Short Introduction
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. PRIVATE LAWMAKING II. MIXED PUBLIC-PRIVATE REGIMES III. FULL LEGALIZATION IV. CONCLUSION: CONTINUUM OR TRAJECTORY? The rise of non-state actors is among the most important facets of globalization. It is also among the most challenging,...
Constraining Targeting in Noninternational Armed Conflicts: Safe Conduct for Combatants Conducting Informal Dispute Resolution
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. INFORMAL DISPUTE-RESOLUTION PROCESSES III. FLAWS IN TARGETING: DISPUTE RESOLUTION AS A CASUALTY OF WAR IV. STEWARDSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL LAW AND IMPLIED SAFE CONDUCT FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION A. Harmonizing...
Lawyers and Precedent
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. THE PUZZLE OF INTERNATIONAL PRECEDENT III. FROM PRODUCT TO PRACTICE IV. PRECEDENT AS ARGUMENT V. LAWYERS AND NORMAL PEOPLE I. INTRODUCTION What role do lawyers, as lawyers, play in the creation, development,...
Reverse-Rhetorical Entrapment: Naming and Shaming as a Two-Way Street
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION II. HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY: NAMING AND SHAMING III. HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH (HRW), THE UNITED STATES, AND TORTURE: FROM NAMING AND SHAMING TO CONSEQUENTIALIST ARGUMENTS A. Shaming Torture Before 9/11: The...