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The Rise of Independent Directors In Australia: Adoption, Reform, and Uncertainty

 

 

LUKE NOTTAGE & FADY AOUN – Anglo-American corporate governance has long remained fixated on ensuring that the interests of dispersed shareholders in publicly listed corporations prevail over competing managerial interests.3 The main solution offered here has been to conceptualize directors as the stockholders’ agents for monitoring managers.4 But the rise of large institutional stockholders in global […]

 

 

An Anti-SLAPP in the Face: One Way The First Amendment Can Avert Right of Publicity Issues

 

 

NIKKI RIGL – The Hurt Locker, an award-winning historical thriller film about a United States Army explosive ordinance disposal technician in the Iraq War, recently came under inspection of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.[1] Sergeant Jeffrey Sarver, a member of the Army unit upon which the dramatic film was based, sued […]

 

 

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An Anti-SLAPP in the Face: One Way The First Amendment Can Avert Right of Publicity Issues

 

 

NIKKI RIGL – The Hurt Locker, an award-winning historical thriller film about a United States Army explosive ordinance disposal technician in the Iraq War, recently came under inspection of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.[1] Sergeant Jeffrey Sarver, a member of the Army unit upon which the dramatic film was based, sued […]

 

 

Shifting Attitudes: The United States and its Budding Economic Relationship with Cuba

 

 

GINA LOREDO – On Monday, March 21, 2016, the entire world witnessed an unprecedented historic event, as United State’s President Barack Obama gathered with Cuban President Raul Castro at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana, Cuba.[1] This makes Obama the first sitting President to visit Cuba in 88 years, since President Calvin Coolidge’s visit […]

 

 

ICLR Editorial Board Member and 3L/LL.M Student Danielle Gauer Wins Third Place Oral Advocate at the 23rd Annual John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition

 

 

International and Comparative Law Review Editorial Board Member, Danielle Gauer, competed in the 23rd Annual John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition in San Francisco. This year the competition was Co-Sponsored by The University of San Francisco School of Law, with major funding provided by the Houston law firm of Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams […]

 

 

Preferential Treatment Given to Cuban Immigrants under Outdated Laws is Unjust

 

 

KEVIN NESLAGE – Since the passage of the Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966[1], Cubans have been given preferential treatment in their immigration process to the United States. The preferential treatment has taken different forms over the years, but the lasting effect is that a Cuban who makes it to any beach or border of the […]

 

 

Good Intentions but lack of U.S. Action – Whereabouts still unknown, Robert Levinson, Iranian Hostage

 

 

ELISE HAVERMAN – Many people were pleased with the January swapping of hostages between Iran and the United States, but one family was utterly disappointed and heart broken. The Levinson family has suffered for nine years, over 3,000 days, because their father/husband/grandfather, the longest held United States civilian hostage in history, was left behind again.[1] […]

 

 

 

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