The Legality of the Use of Force under the UN Charter
In the devastating aftermath of World War II, the international community came together to prohibit the use of force in international relations. The Charter of the United Nations...
by John M. B. Balouziyeh
The Syrian Civil War has triggered a humanitarian crisis of biblical proportions. At the time of this writing, 4.3 million Syrians had registered with UNHCR and at least 7.6 million more had been internally...
by Patricie Barricelli, Attorney, São Paulo Bar Association, Brazil *
The Brazilian General World Cup Law was enacted last June with the aim to amend Brazil’s legal regime for sporting events as required to meet International Federation...
By Samir Goswami
U.S. military bases overseas rely on contracted migrant labor for things like food services and laundry-a system that has long imperiled the rights of foreign workers serving the very missions that claim to promote freedom. Though...
Palestinian Statehood under International Law
An Analysis and Discussion by John M. B. Balouziyeh, Esq.
General Assembly Resolution A/67/L.28 on the Status of Palestine at the United Nations was adopted on November 29, 2012...
By Sammy Fang and Moore Lu Download PDF
The rise of consumerism in China over the past ten years, accompanied by huge increases in domestic consumption, has spurred greater regulatory enforcement in the area of product liability, as well as greater...
By Louis M. Solomon
Biomah Flomo, et al. v. Firestone
Natural Rubber Co. , No. 10-3675 (7th Cir. July 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ] , addresses the issue...
In company law those who hold the majority of shares "rule" the company. This has been the case since the court in Foss v Harbottle (1843) 2 Hare 46 recognised the principle. If the majority have made a decision to take or not take certain action...