The Alien Torts Statute: Back from the Dead?

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A recent decision in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Doe v. Nestle, S.A, has the potential to change the way US companies approach their operations overseas. The decision could force companies to place more stringent checks for human rights...

Responsible Education: Responsibility under International Law for Indoctrination to Hatred and Violence in Education Systems

This Note explores the relation between systematic indoctrination into hatred in education systems and violations of international law during armed conflicts. The Note will examines individual criminal liability for those behind such systematic indoctrination.  This Note argues for the imposition of international legal responsibility on State entities for violations committed by the indoctrinated.

Where Should Companies Arbitrate Disputes with Vietnamese Companies?

Where Should Companies Arbitrate Disputes with Vietnamese Companies?

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In 2015, Vietnam exported $185 billion and imported $169 billion; Vietnam is the 24th largest export economy in the world. For those companies engaging in commercial activity in Vietnam, deciding how to settle disputes becomes a salient issue. Arbitration in Vietnam is a form of dispute resolution which has benefits which have sometimes been overlooked.