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A General Look at Specific Jurisdiction
By Lea Brilmayer “Success, in domestic and international litigation alike, depends on finding a court with jurisdiction over the defendant. American constitutional law, which governs assertion...
Exiting the United Nations: Paths and Potential
Written by Tracy Nelson On the very first day of the 115th Congress, Representative Mike Rogers (R-AL) introduced H.R. 193, the American Sovereignty Restoration...
Accepting that War-Sustaining Objects are ‘Legitimate Targets’ under IHL is a Terrible Idea
Written by Iulia E. Padeanu In a recent article, Professor Ryan Goodman puts forth a controversial argument: “war sustaining” objects in non-international armed conflicts,...
Treasuring the ‘Treasure Island of Korea’: A Cautionary Tale of Chinese Real Estate Development in Jeju Island
Written by Hyun-Soo Lim Home to the highest mountain in South Korea, the world’s longest lava caves, and unique lava forests, Jeju Island is...
When Do Treaties Preempt State Law?
Written by Sarah Weiner The American Law Institute is in the middle of an effort to update its Restatement (Third) of the Foreign Relations Law of...
Brexit and the Law Symposium
Introduction by Professor Harold Hongju Koh “Breaking up is Hard to Do,” the song goes, and for graphic proof, we need look no further...
Call for Modified Transparency in the Korea-Lone Star Funds Arbitration
By Hyun-Soo Lim In June 2016, the final oral argument for the investment dispute between South Korea (Korea) and Lone Star Funds (LSF) took...
International Law and the Lame-Duck Congress
By Tracy Nelson As the Republican-controlled 114th Congress reconvenes for its lame-duck session, expectations for the session’s productivity are low. While issues including military...
Investment Arbitration: A Poor Forum for the International Fight Against Corruption
By Leo O’Toole As international investment arbitration has grown in prominence and as international norms against corruption have strengthened, the number of allegations of...
An Update on the Malaysian 1MDB Case
By Quentin Johnson Tension continues to build in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this month. The corruption investigation into the Malaysian sovereign wealth fund, 1Malaysia Development...
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