Invigorating Enforcement Mechanisms of the International Labor Organization in Pursuit of U.S. Labor Objectives

The purpose of international labor law at the beginning of the twentieth century and a motivating influence behind the formation of the International Labor Organization (“ILO”) was the prevention of international competition that exploited the vacuum of labor regulation at the expense of workers.’ World governments were hesitant to institute greater protections for workers due … Read more

International Legal Problems in the Peaceful Use and Exploration of Outer Space

Advances in space science and technology have led to the evolution of a new rubric of international law that impacts upon public, private, and comparative law. In order to deal with the growing demands imposed by humankind on this embryo branch of jurisprudence, Professor Maurice Andem has selected the vital topics of international and regional … Read more

Indigenous Peoples’ Rights: Mabo and Others v. State of Queensland

Australian Aboriginals share the common heritage of indigenous peoples. It is a history of violent dispossession, followed by alternating neglect and paternalism, culminating in belated and bewildered concern.’ An international movement has evolved to rectify these wrongs.’ 1993 is to be the International Year of the World’s Indigenous Peoples” during which…

Human Security and Social Development

Global issues no less than community concerns influence social development, though the impact is not always apparent to those most closely involved. One of the harshest realities facing communities in the twenty-first century is the impact of a global economy as this is played out locally, whether on an American Indian reservation in Oregon or … Read more