Texas International Law Journal

Texas International Law Journal is an academic journal focusing on Texas International Law

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 4, Summer

Deriving a (Moral) Right for Creators
Hos ego versiculos feci, tulit alter honores Sic vos non vobis....1 Virgil 1. INTRODUCTION The goal of U.S. copyright law is to motivate creators2 to generate and share the expression of their "creative genius" with society.3 This encouragement to create...
Globalisation & Legal Theory
GLOBALISATION & LEGAL THEORY. By William Twining. London: Butterworths, 2000. 279 pages, $40.00 Softcover. William Twining is Research Professor of Law at University College, London, and his academic stripes shine through in this collection of essays...
Judging War Criminals: The Politics of International Justice
JUDGING WAR CRIMINALS: THE POLITICS OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE. By Yves Beigbeder. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. 229 pages, $65.00 Hardcover. Legal Secretary to the French judge at the Nuremberg tribunal, Yves Beigbeder has had a distinguished career...
Legal Complexity in Cross-Border Subsidiary Management
I. INTRODUCTION Law plays a central role in business operations and decision making. A recent study, based on evaluations from over 900 senior managers who attended university-based executive programs, concluded that learning about law ranks third in...
No More Than Lanham, No Less That Paris?: A Federal Law of Unfair Competition
I. INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW When his country wants a king, young Arthur-with one swift pull-looses Excalibur from the rock to lift his kingdom's burdens. While not facing as dire a crisis, the modem world of international business litigation continues...
Oil, God, and Gold: The Story of Aramco and Saudi Kings
OIL, GOD, AND GOLD: THE STORY OF ARAMCO AND SAUDI KINGS. By Anthony Cave Brown. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999. 370 pages, $30.00 Hardcover. Valued primarily for its minor strategic value, Saudi Arabia did not step onto the world stage until World...
Race Discrimination: Developing and Using a New Legal Framework
RACE DISCRIMINATION: DEVELOPING AND USING A NEW LEGAL FRAMEWORK. Edited by Gay Moon. Portland, Oregon: Hart Publishing, 2000. 180 pages, $35.00 Softcover. This compilation of papers presented at two seminars sponsored by JUSTICE, an independent legal...
Reconsidering the Concept of Citizenship
SUMMARY I. INTRODUCTION A. Preface Citizenship is the embodiment of the strongest link between the individual and the State, a link which is reflected by the fact that the citizen is entitled to all the rights which the States grants and is subject to...
Strategic Options Available When Catastrophe Strikes the Major International Energy Project
I. INTRODUCTION Imagine the new administration of a foreign government terminates a multi-billion dollar project after a company has spent several hundred million dollars in reliance on its contract. Contemporaneous civil unrest results in damage to...
The Derivative as Fiend: Killer Bunny or Trojan Rabbit?
Derivatives: The Wild Beast of Finance (A Path to Effective Globalisation?). By Alfred Steinherr. United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2000. 308 pages softcover. Although the last several years have spawned too many works on the business of derivatives,...

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