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The Yale Journal of International Law publishes articles, essays, notes, and commentary on a wide range of subjects in the fields of international, transnational, and comparative law on a biannual basis. Its online companion journal, YJIL Online, publishes shorter analytical essays throughout the year. In both its print and online editions, the Journal is committed to publishing cutting-edge, provocative, and thoughtful scholarship at the forefront of the field.

LATEST ONLINE ARTICLES

  • The Problematic Extraterritorial Reach of US Regulators and Nonconventional Securities
    Written by Alexander S. Birkhold
    The Problematic Extraterritorial Reach of US Regulators and Nonconventional Securities In Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., the Supreme Court established a nascent framework for the extraterritorial reach of federal statutes. The Court, however, left open the question of whether the Securities and Exchange Commission or Department of Justice could bring enforcement actions or criminal prosecutions against defendants for violating securities laws when such a prosecution would…
    in Volume 40 (Spring 2015) Read more...
  • What Is Patentable Under the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
    Written by Burcu Kilic, Hannah Brennan, Peter Maybarduk
    What Is Patentable Under the Trans-Pacific Partnership? On October 16, 2014, WikiLeaks released a complete draft of the Intellectual Property Chapter of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). The TPP is a controversial free trade agreement being negotiated behind closed doors by officials from Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States, and Vietnam. The United States’ most…
    in Volume 40 (Spring 2015) Read more...
  • RICO and International Legal Ethics
    Written by Christina Parajon Skinner
    RICO and International Legal Ethics Despite the proliferation of international and transnational litigation in recent years, normative rules governing the conduct of international lawyers remain practically non-existent.  Given the varied nature of international law—and the many settings in which it is interpreted and applied—it is perhaps unsurprising that international law has not been successful in regulating those appearing before international courts…
    in Volume 40 (Fall 2014) Read more...
  • The Hidden Costs of the European Court of Human Rights’ Surrogacy Decision
    Written by Nila Bala
    The Hidden Costs of the European Court of Human Rights’ Surrogacy Decision In 2000, Sylvie and Dominique Mennesson, French citizens, decided to enlist the help of a surrogate from California in order to have children. Since the birth of their twins, Valentina and Fiorella, in California, the Mennessons have struggled in a legal battle to move back to France and have their children recognized as French citizens.  On…
    in Volume 40 (Fall 2014) Read more...

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