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There’s No Avoiding Corporate Tax Avoidance

By: Kadmiel Perez* Large corporations are inescapable in modern society. They have embedded their businesses into our lives with their products, entertainment, and advertising, and out of that labor they generate billions of dollars in revenue.[1] Large multi-national corporations (MNCs) are able to make even more money as they instill their brand and way of … Continue reading

An American Deserter in Europe: Asylum Law, War Crimes, and the Curious Case of Andre Shepherd

By Edward Grodin, Journal of Transnational Law & Policy Editor-in-Chief Can an American servicemember qualify for asylum protections in Europe where he deserted for fear of committing war crimes? This question was recently answered in the affirmative by the Court of Justice of the European Union.[1] Andre Shepherd enlisted in the U.S. military in late … Continue reading

Move Over Superman: The Rise of Supranational Judicial Bodies in Free-Trade Regimes

By Steven Specht, Journal of Transnational Law & Policy Member In the pursuit of an intergovernmental free-trade regime, a strong judiciary is crucial for both endurance and possible expansion. Any supranational body can be viewed as an intent to integrate, even for the most minimal of purposes. Political bodies ceding some level of sovereignty for … Continue reading