Friday, December 2, 2011

New Issue: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

The latest issue of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (Vol. 44, no. 4, October 2011) is out. Contents include:
  • Foreign State Immunity at Home and Abroad
    • John B. Bellinger III, The Dog that Caught the Car: Observations on the Past, Present, and Future Approaches of the Office of the Legal Adviser to Official Acts Immunities
    • Chimène I. Keitner, Foreign Official Immunity After Samantar
    • David J. Bederman, The "Common-Law Regime" of Foreign Sovereign Immunity: The Actual Possession Rule in Admiralty
    • Peter B. Rutledge, Samantar and Executive Power
    • Lewis S. Yelin, Head of State Immunity as Sole Executive Lawmaking
    • Roger O'Keefe, State Immunity and Human Rights: Heads and Walls, Hearts and Minds
    • David P. Stewart, The Immunity of State Officials Under the UN Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property
    • Paul B. Stephan, The Political Economy of Jus Cogens
    • Christian Tomuschat, The International Law of State Immunity and Its Development by National Institutions