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Read full article (PDF file, 667 KB) When Slobodan Milošević passed away on March 11, 2006—more than four years after the trial against him began in the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)—many complained about the length of the proceedings at the ICTY. This criticism of the ICTY's…
Read full article (PDF file, 484 KB) In a wide variety of contexts, aliens have challenged U.S. government actions undertaken outside our territorial limits. Iraqi and Afghan citizens allegedly tortured while detained by the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan have sought damages for violations of their constitutional rights; aliens…
  Read full article (PDF file, 325 KB) Many indigenous and local communities object to the way their communally developed agricultural strains, folklore, and traditional medicines—their "traditional knowledge"—serve as free building blocks for the patents and copyrights of outsiders, often without any recognition, compensation, or control over the way this…
Read full article (PDF file, 259 KB) Suppose that the United States, in opposing Iran's suspected development of nuclear weapons, decides that the best way to halt or slow Iran's program is to undermine the Iranian banking system, calculating that the ensuing financial pressure would dissuade or prevent Iran from…
Read full article (PDF file, 275 KB) Many legal systems around the world fail to protect property rights equally for men and women, leaving women dependent upon their husbands or male relatives to provide housing and land on which to subsist. Women's limited access to property becomes especially damaging in…
Read full article (PDF file, 106 KB) Palestine has had a long and checkered past in its efforts to attain statehood. Although international law failed to facilitate Palestinian statehood more than half a century ago, the legal landscape at the international level is changing. Whereas conventional wisdom assumes that international…
Read full article (PDF file, 209 KB) Reviewed in this issue: The Elusive Promise of Indigenous Development: Rights, Culture, Strategy. By Karen Engle. The Statehood of Palestine: International Law in the Middle East Conflict. By John Quigley. Courting Democracy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Hague Tribunal's Impact in a Postwar…