Divergent Paths: Settlement In US Litigation And International Arbitration

This Article first reviews the rise in settlement efforts among US judges over the past few decades and considers some of the methods deployed by US judges to promote settlement. The Article then considers why international arbitration cases tend to settle less often Read More …

Refugee Reception and Perception: U.S. Detention Camps and German Welcome Centers

Download Full Essay Full Article Available in: Fordham International Law Journal Volume 40, Number 2 Suggested Citation: Valeria Gomez and Karla Mari McKanders, Refugee Reception and Perception: U.S. Detention Camps and German Welcome Centers, 40 Fordham Int’l L.J. 523 (2017)

“So Close, Yet So Far”: The United States Follows the Lead of the European Union in Mandating GMO Labeling. But Did It Go Far Enough?

Download Full Note Full Article Available in: Fordham International Law Journal Volume 40, Number 2 Suggested Citation: Courtney Begley, “So Close, Yet So Far”: The United States Follows the Lead of the European Union in Mandating GMO Labeling. But Did Read More …

Criminal Records and Immigration: Comparing the United States and the European Union

Because the revolution in information technology has made individual criminal history records more comprehensive, efficient, and retrievable, an individual’s criminal history has become an ever more crucial marker of character and public identity. The broad range of collateral consequences of Read More …

Soziale Kompetenz: A Comparative Examination of the Social-Cognitive Processes that Underlie Legal Definitions of Mental Competency in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Part I of this Article will examine plain-text selections of legal language concerning mental competency from the constitutions, codes, or relevant decisions by the highest national courts, of three countries: the United States, Germany, and Japan. As three of the biggest economic powers on Read More …