In its Spring/Summer 1999 issue, the UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs (JILFA) features pieces that focus on the development of international law in the context of the current geopolitical landscape. The four articles featured in this issue demonstrate the ability of a hegemon to retard, re-direct, and stimulate the evolution of the body of international law.
Politics, International Justice, and the United States: Toward a Permanent International Criminal Court
Free Determination or the Determination to be Free? Self-Determination and the Democratic Entitlement
Suing Multinational Corporations in the U.S. for Violating International Law
Conglomerates, Connected Lending, and Prudential Standards: Lessons Learned
COMMENT: Hong Kong SAR: Autonomy Within Integration?
COMMENT: The Dilemma of China’s Intellectual Property Piracy