The George Washington International Law Review

The George Washington International Law Review is a magazine focusing on Law

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 5, 2004

Legal Title to Land as an Intervention against Urban Poverty in Developing Nations
I. INTRODUCTIONFrom Chicago to Accra, the enigma of urban poverty persists despite the trillions of dollars spent globally on various anti-poverty programs and direct aid to the poor. Urban areas are both incubators of the most abject poverty and at...
Sarbanes-Oxley: Ignoring the Presumption against Extraterritoriality
I. INTRODUCTIONOn July 30, 2002, Congress passed sweeping corporate reform legislation, popularly known as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.l Reacting to the sudden collapse of Enron Corporation and its catastrophic results for U.S. investors, Congress...
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God: Resurrecting the Odious Debt Doctrine in International Law
I. INTRODUCTIONIn 1741 the Puritan preacher Jonathan Edwards delivered the sermon Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. Edwards's sermon provides, in pertinent part, as follows:"There is nothing that keeps wicked men at any one moment out of hell, but...
Sleeping with the Enemy: Tales of Yankee Power, Globalization, and the Transformation of Economy by Cartel in the European Union
SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY: TALES OF YANKEE POWER, GLOBALIZATION, AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF ECONOMY BY CARTEL IN THE EUROPEAN UNION Regulating Cartels in Europe: A Study of Legal Control of Corporate Delinquency. Christopher Harding and Julian Joshua. Oxford:...
The History, Development, and Decline of Crimes against Peace
The "just war" tradition has profoundly shaped the popular perception of the conditions justifying the resort to armed force by nation-states. This philosophical perspective provides that war should be undertaken only for a "just cause" and should be...
The Right to Water: The Road to Justiciability
I. INTRODUCTIONWater is the spring of life. It is essential for living. The current state of water security, however, is bleak and does not reflect water's fundamental importance.Today, unsanitary water is the cause of serious illnesses, such as diarrheal...
Transient Copying and Public Communications: The Creeping Evolution of Use and Access Rights in European Copyright Law
I. INTRODUCTIONThe adaptation of economic rights to digital uses is one of the most complex and controversial issues for current intellectual property doctrine. Nearly all industries concerned with this issue have suggested responses to the perceived...

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