Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

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Neither Private Refugee Assistance Agency Nor its Members have Standing to Contest U.S. Interdiction of Foreign Vessels on High Seas Carrying Undocumented Aliens Haitian Refugee Center v. Gracey, No. 85-5258, slip op. (D.C. Cir. Jan. 9, 1987).

Separation of Citizen Children from Illegal Alien Parents Should be Considered when Determining Extreme Hardship Deportation Proceedings -Cerillo-Perez v. INS, 55 U.S.L.W.2457 (9th Cir. 1987).

California State Court's Exercise of Personal Jurisdiction over Japanese Manufacturer to Indemnify Taiwanese Company is Unreasonable and Unfair in Violation of Due Process. Asahi Metal Industry Co. v. Superior Court of California, 107 S. Ct.1026 (1987).

Nondiscriminatory Ad Valorem State Property Tax on Imported Goods Held in Custom-Bonded Warehouses intended for Domestic Consumption is Constitutional. R.J. Reynolds Co. v. Durham County, N.C., 107 S.Ct. 499 (1986).

Panama Canal Treaty Exempts U.S. Citizens Employed by the Panama Canal Commission from Panamanian Taxation but not U.S. Taxation O'Connor v. U.S., 107 S. Ct. 347 (1986).

Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Does Not Operate Retroactively to Confer Subject Matter Jurisdiction over People's Republic of China Default on Government Bonds Issued in 1911. Jackson v. People's Republic of China, 794 F.2d 1490 (11th Cir. 1986).

Act of State Doctrine does not Bar Texas Depositor's Allegation that Mexican Bank and its Agents Negligently Misrepresented the Security of Mexican Investments. Grass v. Credito Mexicano, S.A., 797 F.2d 220 (5th Cir. 1986).

Narrow Scope of Habeas Corpus Review of a Magistrate's Extradition Order applies to Review of Pre-Extradition Provisional Detention Hearing. In the Matter of the Extradition of Russell, 805 F.2d 1215 (5th Cir. 1986).