Recent Issues

The most recent issues of the New York International Law Review can be ordered through the New York State Bar Association website.

Vol. 31 No. 1 (Winter 2018)


“Beyond ‘Sex Slaves’ and ‘Tiny Terrorists’: Toward a More Nuanced Understanding of Human Trafficking Crimes Perpetrated by Da’esh” by Caroline Fish (2017 Pergam Award Winner) 

“A New Exception to the Autonomy Principle for Standby’s and Letters of Credit? The Negative Stipulation Heresy and the Creation of Commercial Uncertainty in Australia” by Richard Q. Sterns (Pergam Runner-Up)


“Patently Obvious: Why the United Kingdom’s Participation in the Unified Patent Court & the Unitary Patent in a Post-Brexit Regime will be Beneficial for UK Citizens” by Erin Seery

Case Summary:

Quentin Alexandre (LLM Staff Member)’s Case Summary on Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland Ltd. from the High Court of Ireland.

Recent Decisions:

Thai-Lao Lignite Co. v. Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, 864 F.3d 172 (2d Cir. 2017) by Ipek Basaran

Water Splash, Inc. v. Menon, 137 S. Ct. 1504 (2017) by Joshua Lahijani

Vol. 30 No. 2 (Summer 2017)


“The Tribunal Secretary in International Arbitrations” by Francisco Blavi & Gonzalo Vial

“A Bridge Too Rigid: A Comparative Study of American and German Constitutional Rigidity” by Tyler J. Smith


“LOOTERS AND TRAFFICKERS AND DESTROYERS, OH MY: Criminals Must Be Held Liable For Violating Jus Cogens and Prosecuted by the International Criminal Court” by Laina Boris

Recent Decisions:

Puerto Rico v. Sanchez Valle, 136 S. Ct. 1863 (2016) by Danielle Connolly

Republic of the Marshall Islands v. United States, 58 A.D.3d 186 (2008) by Michael Joseph

Maestracci v. Helly Nahmad Gallery, 155 A.D.3d 401, 63 N.Y.S.3d 376 (1st Dep’t 2017) by Carina Vitucci