Chicago Journal of International Law

A biannual journal focusing on international law and policy issues.

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 1, Summer

A Three-Pronged Approach: How the United States Can Use WTO Disclosure Requirements to Curb Intellectual Property Infringement in China
AbstractCounterfeiting and the piracy of consumer goods in China are serious and globally recognised problems. Despite concerns expressed by the US and past efforts, China has been unable to enforce IP rights effectively for decades. As a result, American...
Bringing Pirates to Justice: A Case for Including Piracy within the Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court
I. INTRODUCTIONPirates do not only exist in legends and on rides at Disneyland. Modern pirates are armed with machine guns and rocket launchers and roam the seas in high-speed maneuverable skiffs that are supported by "mother ships," enabling them to...
Challenge of International Cooperation and Institutional Design in Financial Supervision: Beyond Transgovernmental Networks
I. INTRODUCTIONThe Umited role international organizations and networks played in preventing and responding to the global financial crisis is a case of expectations faUing short of reaUty. As David Zaring has noted in this journal, the "international...
From Socialism to Capitalism: A Winding Road
AbstractThree great economic shifts have shaken the world in the last thirty or forty years. The Soviet Union, the torch-bearer of socialism, after engaging in an inner-generated perestroika (reconstruction), increasingly veered toward a stronger role...
International Law and Domestic Political Coalitions: The Grand Theory of Compliance with International Law
AbstractCompliance with international law is always dependent upon a contemporaneous domestic political decision to comply. This Article articulates the importance of the interdependence between home-state domestic politics and foreign-state domestic...
Legal Status of US Forces in Iraq from 2003-2008
I. INTRODUCTIONJust before the end of President George W. Bush's second term, the UN Security Council resolution authorizing US operations in Iraq as part of a MultiNational Force in accordance with international humanitarian law expired.1 To ensure...
Reinventing Lisbon: The Case for a Protocol to the Lisbon Agreement (Geographical Indications)
AbstractThe Doha Development Agenda (Doha Round) of multilateral trade negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) may fail unless a solution to the establishment of a multilateral register for geographical indications on wines and spirits (GIs)...
The Market for Treaties
AbstractCorporations are consumers of treaty law. In this Article, I empirically examine three biodiversity treaty regimes-the Convention on Biological Diversity, Ramsar Convention, and World Heritage Convention-to demonstrate that corporations implement...
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