Vanderbilt Law Review

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A study of contemporary procedure and jurisdiction of the Supreme Court is a prerequisite of any plans for the expansion of the business of the World Court in the future. The present emphasis on international organization may lead to new legal problems in much the same manner as the growth of federal power has done in this country in the last quarter-century. This paper will discuss only those cases in which an opinion was rendered, omitting the admittedly significant memorandum reports for lack of space. Due to the complicated and detailed nature of many of the decrees, analysis of the substantive law of these interstate controversies is confined to a review of general principles.