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Al-Bihani, Not So Charming

Jul. 5, 2012—In June 2008, the Supreme Court extended the Suspension Clause to foreign detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.  Since then, courts have struggled to define appropriate standards to govern detainee habeas corpus petitions.  Until recently, no court questioned the relevance of international law to the development of these standards.  But, in January 2010, a D.C. Circuit...

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The United States Guestworker Program: The Need for Reform

Jul. 5, 2012—Although often marginalized, guestworkers are an integral part of the United States economy.  In 2006 alone, the U.S. government certified visas for 18,736 temporary workers.  The program expanded in subsequent years and continues to grow each year.  Despite its broad scope, huge impact on the labor force, and the extensive existing legislation regarding it, the...

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Did Trinko Really Kill Antitrust Price Squeeze Claims? A Critical Approach to the Linkline Decision Through a Comparison of E.U. and U.S. Case Law

Jul. 5, 2012—This Article presents a critical analysis of the Linkline case that refuses to recognize price squeeze claims as antitrust claims under § 2 of the Sherman Act.  It argues that Linkline gives a distorted reading of Trinko without giving proper attention to the application of § 2 of the Sherman Act.  The Linkline decision takes a dogmatic...

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Civilians in Cyberwarfare: Conscripts

Jul. 5, 2012—Civilian-owned and -operated entities will almost certainly be a target in cyberwarfare because cyberattackers are likely to be more focused on undermining the viability of the targeted state than on invading its territory.  Cyberattackers will probably target military computer systems, at least to some extent, but in a departure from traditional warfare, they will also...

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In Defense of Transnational Domestic Labor Regulation

Jul. 5, 2012—Transnational domestic labor regulation (TDLR) is unilateral regulation introduced by a government to influence labor practices in foreign jurisdictions.  TDLR has the potential to empower foreign workers and influence the balance of power in foreign industrial relations systems in ways that might lead to improved labor conditions.  Particularly interesting is the potential for TDLR to...

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Panacea or Pathetic Fallacy? The Swiss Ban on Minarets

Jul. 5, 2012—On November 29, 2009, Swiss voters adopted a ballot initiative introducing a constitutional ban on the construction of minarets.  This Article provides a thick description of the minaret vote’s context.  A legal analysis addresses the implications of the ban under national, regional, and international normative frameworks.  The Article argues that the ban is irreconcilable with...

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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

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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.