Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

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Recent Decisions Immigration--Entry Resident Alien Who Makes Brief Visit Outside the Country is Deportable if He Reenters United States at an Unauthorized Location while Aiding Illegal Aliens to Enter

Kate Eyler


International Banking--Bankruptcy--When Foreign Law Prohibits a Foreign Banking Corporation from Supplying Required Creditors List, Chapter XI Petition Should Not be Dismissed as Inherently Defective

Margaret Helen Young


The instant case represents a change in long-standing ICC policy at once consistent with its statutory groundwork, yet with potentially drastic economic impact. In the final analysis, the issues were whether the subsequent legislation represented a congressional expression of its earlier intent and, if so, what that intent was. Faced with conflicting inferences," the court made its determination, one which cannot be rejected as clearly erroneous. The court's conclusion with respect to the rail-ocean paradigm has a strong foundation in the statutory provisions.

B. Rowland Heyward


Plaintiff, Thomas S. Culver, a former United States Air Force captain, brought an action to set aside his court-martial conviction. In May 1971 Culver, a captain in the Judge Advocate General's Corps stationed in Suffolk, England, organized and participated in a protest of 200 United States military and civilian personnel against United States involvement in the Vietnam War. The protest culminated in the presentation to representatives at the United States embassy in London of petitions signed by Air Force personnel opposing the war. Plaintiff was thereafter tried and convicted by general court-martial of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman.

Gary I. Christian