Volume 32 - Issue 2

A Revised Take on the Immunity of International Organizations in U.S. Courts: Jam v. International Finance Corporation

By Colin Trundle, Staff Member Introduction In a recent decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled international organizations possess only the same sovereign immunity that foreign governments enjoy under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA).[1] This ruling undoubtedly impacts all international organizations that operate in the United States. Procedural Posture The Defendant, International Finance Corporation…

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25 Years, Where Are We Now? Global Trade & Sovereign Debt

Symposium Sam Engel shared the following post in anticipation of our 2016 Symposium: 25 Years, “Where Are We Now? Global Trade & Sovereign Debt.” Learn more here, register, and view schedule here. Priorities in Global Trade: India and Neoliberalism Sam Engel, MJIL Symposium Editor Last summer India’s frustration resulted in a months-long protest of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement…

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The Supreme Court of India                

Anne Longfellow, MJIL Staff Member:   On his recent visit to the University of Minnesota, Justice Scalia spoke to my Administrative Law class. During his lecture he mentioned taking a trip to India with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He then mentioned the Supreme Court of India’s broad original jurisdiction powers and how powers like that…

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Japanese Curry (カレー)

Sukanya Momsen, MJIL Managing Editor: There are many things to love about the Japanese culture, and food is definitely one of those things. One of my favorite Japanese foods is Japanese curry. My mom was born in India, and I have grown up loving traditional Indian curry, but when I first tried Japanese curry in…

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