Volume 32, Issue 1


The New Frontiers of User Rights, Niva Elkin-Koren

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The Role of Human Rights in Copyright Enforcement Online: Elaborating a Legal Framework for Website Blocking, Christopher Geiger and Elena Izyumenko

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Copyright Divisibility and the Anticommons, Jyh-An Lee

Link to Lee Article

Public Policies for Education in Latin America and the Difficulties Imposed by International Obligations for Technological Protections Measures, Marcela Palacio Puerta

Link to Puerta Article

Safeguards for Defendant Rights and Interests in International Intellectual Property Enforcement Treaties, Kimberlee Weatherall

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The Quest for a User-Friendly Copyright Regime in Hong Kong, Peter K. Yu

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The Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard: A Search for a Better Balance in International Investment Agreements, Kendra Leite

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Volume 31, Issue 4


Food Speculation: Between Virtual . . . and Reality, Alexandra Esmel

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Known Unknowns: State Cyber Operations, Cyber Warfare, and the Jus Ad Bellum, Peter Z. Stockburger

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Indefinite Detention, Deadly Conditions: How Brazil’s Notorious Criminal Justice System Violates the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Layla Medina

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2015 HRA Articles Online Version (Print Forthcoming Vol. 32.2)


Rape by Any Other Name: Mapping the Feminist Legal Discourse Regarding Rape in Conflict onto Transitional Justice in Cambodia, Sarah Deibler

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Volume 31, Issue 3

Seventeenth Annual Grotius Lecture Series:

Some Thoughts About Grotius 400 Years On, Sir Kenneth James Keith

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TRIPS-Plus, Public Health and Performance-Based Rewards Schemes Options and Supplements for Policy Formation in Developing and Least Developed Countries, Mohammed K. El-Said

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No Due Process, No Asylum, and No Accountability: The Dissonance Between Refugee Due Process and International Obligations in the United States, Marissa Hill

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The Student-Athlete’s Right to Organize: How the United States is Violating the International Labor Organization Constitution and Declaration of Fundamental Rights, Matthew Phifer

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Volume 31, Issue 2


What Is “Colonial” About Colonial Laws?, Arudra Burra

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Decriminalizing Same Sex Relations in Asia: Socio-cultural Factors Impeding Legal Reform, Dinusha Panditaratne

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ADM Jabalpur‘s Antecedents: Political Emergencies, Civil Liberties, and Arguments from Colonial Continuities in India, Kalyani Ramnath

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The Evolution of Corporate Law in Post-Colonial India: From Transplant to Autochthony, Umakanth Varottil

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Australia’s Guantanamo Bay: How Australian Migration Laws Violate the United Nations Convention Against Torture, Katelin Morales

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Volume 31, Issue 1


The Demise of Accountability at the World Bank?, Dr. Natalie Bugalski

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International Double Jeopardy: U.S. Prosecutions and the Developing Law in Europe, Frederick T. Davis

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Keystonewalled: TransCanada’s Discrimination Claim Under NAFTA and the Future of Investor-State Dispute Settlement, Dillon Fowler

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