Making the Case for Amazon

MAKING THE CASE FOR AMAZON Kaylynn Noethlich* “The Case Against Amazon” is a familiar phrase that dominates headlines and underpins popular political platforms.[i] Yet, not long ago, and arguably still today, Amazon was the poster child of consumer benefits – consistently bringing more products at lower prices through innovative delivery methods to consumers across the…

ELECTION 2016: Breaking Down Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy

By Nick Laneville November 1, 2016 Throughout his campaign to be the next President of the United States, Donald Trump has expressed a range of views on foreign policy.  Issues that have been particularly pronounced in his rhetoric in this area are those of collective security, immigration, and trade.  This blog post will attempt to…

ELECTION 2016: Breaking Down Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy

By Ayat Mujais  (@Ayat_Mujais) October 31, 2016 Numerous individuals, and much of the media, call Hillary Clinton a foreign policy “hawk.”  In general, Clinton often supports the use force along with using diplomacy and negotiation tactics, often called “smart power.”  She has a record of endorsing new wars, and can be seen as confrontational or…

Symposium Panel One – Resale Royalty Rights: A Comparative Discussion on Increased Moral Rights for Artists in America

By: Alejandra Aramayo & Reema Taneja* Speakers: Kevin Amer, Counsel for Policy and International Affairs, United States Copyright Office Irina Tarsis, Esq., Founder and Director, Center for Art Law; Chair, Cultural Heritage and the Arts Interest Group, American Society of International Law Lisa L. Jones, Director, Silver and Decorative Arts, Costumes, Textiles and Fashion, Sloans & Kenyon…

Symposium Editor’s Note

By: Merve Stolzman On Wednesday, February 18, 2015, the American University International Law Review (“AUILR”), together with the American University Intellectual Property Brief, the American Society of International Law (“ASIL”) Cultural Heritage and the Arts Interest Group, and Center for Art Law, hosted a symposium titled “Protecting Art and Cultural Property Through International Law” at ASIL’s…

Protecting Art and Cultural Property Through International Law

February 18, 2015 1:00-7:00pm Location: ASIL, Tillar House 2223 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington DC 20008 Presented in partnership with Art and cultural property have held a special significance for humankind for centuries. Collectors derive pleasure from the art or cultural property’s aesthetic and emotive value. Creators see the art or cultural property as an expression of their…