Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

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Recent Decisions

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ACT OF STATE--Act of State Doctrine Not a Bar to Adjudication of a Counterclaim

Robert M. Erickson


ADMIRALTY--Ship Mortgage Act of 1920--Deficiency Judgment against Mortgagor in Personam Not Precluded by State Law when Vessels were Sold at Public Foreclosure Auction without Prior Appraisal

Jack F. Stringham, II


ALIENS--Immigration and Naturalization--Restriction of Commuter Aliens' Access to Domestic Employment by Attorney General is Abuse of Discretion

Alan Marchisotto


EXTRADITION--Principle of Specialty--Specialty does not Preclude Prosecution for Similar Offense when Asylum Nation Would Not Consider it a Breach of Faith

Attorney General of the United States, 462 F.2d 475 (2d Cir. 1972),petition for cert. filed, 41 U.S.L.W. 3114 (U.S. Aug. 26, 1972) (No.332).

James T. Campbell


JURISDICTION--Forum Selection Clauses--United States Courts will Enforce Forum Selection Clauses in International Towage Contracts Absent Exceptional Circumstances

Ralph C. Oser


TAXATION--Foreign Tax Credit--Foreign Income Tax Credit Under Section 901 Allowable Only for Taxes Imposed on Net Gain or Profit

David A. Boillot