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Vol. 51 No. 5


Vol. 51 No. 5 – Table of Contents

· Nov-15-2018 · 51 VAND. J. TRANSNATL L. 1242 1242 (2018)

Reconciling Transnational Jurisdiction: A Comparative Approach to Personal Jurisdiction over Foreign Corporate Defendants in US Courts

PDF · Gerlinde Berger-Walliser · Nov-14-2018 · 51 VAND. J. TRANSNATL L. 1243 1243 ()

China’s Belt and Road Development and A New International Commercial Arbitration Initiative in Asia

PDF · Weixia Gu · Nov-13-2018 · 51 VAND. J. TRANSNATL L. 1305 1305 (2018)

“Enemy-Controlled Battlespace”: The Contemporary Meaning and Purpose of Additional Protocol I’s Article 44(3) Exception

PDF · Kubo Mačák* and Michael N. Schmitt · Nov-12-2018 · 51 VAND. J. TRANSNATL L. 1153 1153 (2018)

Understanding Serious Bodily or Mental Harm as an Act of Genocide

PDF · Nema Milaninia · Nov-10-2018 · 51 VAND. J. TRANSNATL L. 1381 1381 (2018)

CEDAW, the Islamic State, and Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

PDF · Christine Gibbons · Nov-9-2018 · 51 VAND. J. TRANSNATL L. 1521 1421 (2018)

Pharming Out Data: A Proposal for Promoting Innovation and Public Health through a Hybrid Clinical Data Protection Scheme

PDF · Lea M. Gulotta · Nov-7-2018 · 51 VAND. J. TRANSNATL L. 1467 1467 (2018)



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The Journal is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 Board of Editors. Complete-Masthead-2018-2019

Vanderbilt University Law School Professor Michael A. Newton’s 2016 VJTL Article entitled How the International Criminal Court Threatens Treaty Norms  was cited by the International Criminal Court prosecutor’s November 2017 filing seeking investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan.

May 2018 Issue on the Second Israel Defense Forces International Conference on the Law of Armed Conflict. Read more about the Journal’s May 2018 issue here.

Thank you to everyone who attended the Journal’s 50th Anniversary celebration on October 5, 2017! View photos from the event here and read about the Journal’s history here.

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The Journal is pleased to listed as the #5 International Law Journal by the 2017 Washington and Lee Law Journal Rankings.

The Journal is very excited about the success of our February 2017 Symposium, “Sovereign Conduct on the Margins of the Law.” Read more about our February 2017 Symposium here

Please join us in congratulating the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 2017-2018 Write-On Competition Winners.

Video is available from the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law’s 2015-2016 SymposiumThis is Not a Drill: Confronting Legal Issues in the Wake of International Disasters. Watch here.