Current Topics In International Law

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Mode 1, Mode 2, or Mode 10: How Should Internet Services Be Classified in the Global Agreement on Trade in Service?

November 24th, 2015 in GATS, International Trade, WTO.

Mode 1, Mode 2, or Mode 10: How Should Internet Services Be Classified in the Global Agreement on Trade in Service? By: Usman Ahmed, Brian Bieron, and Gary Horlick[1] BUSL ILJ - Ahmed, Bieron, & Horlick Abstract In the case of United States–Measures Affecting the Cross-Border Supply of Gambling and Betting Services (US –... More

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The U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child: After 25 Years, Should Americans Still Care?

October 29th, 2015 in Juvenile Justice, U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, United Nations.

The U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child: After 25 Years, Should Americans Still Care? Kendall Marlowe[1] BUSL ILJ - Marlowe For many child advocates in the United States, knowledge of the United Nations (U.N.) Convention on the Rights of the Child is limited to two points: (1) the Convention is an admirable... More

The Convergence of U.S. Juvenile Justice Policies and the U.N. Convention On The Rights Of The Child

October 29th, 2015 in Juvenile Justice, Mental Health, U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, United Nations.

The Convergence of U.S. Juvenile Justice Policies and the U.N. Convention On The Rights Of The Child Gene Griffin, J.D., Ph.D.[1] & Paula Wolff, Ph.D.[2] BUSL ILJ - Griffin & Wolff Introduction When South Sudan ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child[3] (CRC) in 2015, it left the United States as... More

What Effects Are “Direct” Enough to Satisfy the FTAIA: An Analysis of 2014 FTAIA Decisions

April 29th, 2015 in Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act, FTAIA.

Lauren Giudice*  I. Introduction The Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act (“FTAIA”) serves to limit the reach of U.S. antitrust laws with respect to certain anticompetitive conduct occurring overseas.[1] The FTAIA fulfills this purpose by requiring that the alleged foreign anticompetitive conduct have a direct, substantial, and reasonably foreseeable effect on U.S. commerce... More

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Trade and History: The Case of EU-Algeria Relations

February 17th, 2015 in EU-Algeria Trade.

Trade and History: The Case of EU-Algeria Relations*  Daniela Caruso†  and Joanna Geneve‡ The centennial of Albert Camus’s birth, duly marked by academic conferences in history and literature departments, has had little resonance in European Union (“EU”) legal scholarship. Yet the political engagement of the French-Algerian Nobel Laureate is a natural entry point into... More

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