Texas International Law Journal

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

Articles from Vol. 35, No. 2, Spring

Adjusting Sovereignty: Contemporary Congressional-Executive Controversies about International Organizations
I. INTRODUCTION This article analyzes the controversies of Congress and the Executive regarding international organizations addressed in the 105th Congress of 1997-98 and, on some matters, in 1999. Today, U.S. sovereignty1 stands in a changing legal...
English Law in Early Hong Kong: Colonial Law as a Means for Control and Liberation
I. THE ROLE OF LAW IN EUROPEAN EXPANSION A. Colonial Law for the Sake ofthe Colonizers and the Colonized The basic chronology and extent of European colonialism and imperialism have been thoroughly explored, but considerable debate still surrounds the...
Judging War Criminals
Judging War Criminals: The Politics of International Justice, by Yves Beigbeder. Adjunct Professor, Webster University, Geneva, Switzerland. Foreword by Professor Theo van Boven. Is the creation of international law only an intellectual and diplomatic...
More Sorry Than Safe: Assessing the Precautionary Principle and the Proposed International Biosafety Protocol
I. INTRODUCTION Recent advances in biotechnology promise tremendous benefits, including fastgrowing, resilient crops, more nutritious foods, new medicines and vaccines, and even new technologies for environmental decontamination. Yet modern biotechnology...
The United Nations Security Council: Promethean Protector or Helpless Hostage?
I. INTRODUCTION When NATO initiated a bombing campaign against Yugoslavia in 1999, the challenge to the authority of the United Nations Security Council could not have been more dramatic. The organization set up "to save succeeding generations from the...
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