Research papers based on student experiences travelling to other countries as part of the International Immersion Program at the University of Chicago Law School

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Submissions from 2019

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Falling Nations, Tammy Adereti

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Religious and Religiously-Affiliated Actors in International Law : Snapshots of Collaboration, Whittney Barth

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Public Anticorruption in Morocco and Tunisia : a Comparative Study, Marcus Bauer

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Freedom of Religion in the 2014 Tunisian Constitution, Allison Bitz

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Hungary's (Soon to Be) New Administrative Courts, Rachel Cheng

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Corporate Governance Reform and State-Owned Entities in Morocco & Tunisia, Brandon Cheung

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When Sharing Is No Longer Caring : a Critical Examination of EU-North Africa Border Management, Jenny Dai

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Overview of European State-Sanctioned Mass Surveillance Law, Michael Fiedorowicz

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The GDPR's Effect on Transatlantic Relations, Christina Gay

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The 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive and Virtual Currency Regulation in the European Union, Travis Gidado

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Fishing for Asteroid Mining Jurisaction : a Real White WhaleFishing for Asteroid Mining Jurisaction : A Real White Whale : Working Paper International Immersion Program: France, Luxembourg, and Belgium, Ryan Hedrick

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(Paper on Internet Piracy and Copyright from the International Immersion Program 2019), Holly Highfill

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The Problem of Criminal Defamation : Hungary vs. The European Union, Justyna Jóźwik

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The Evolution of the Hungarian Tax System, Katie Karnosh

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Divergent Immigration Attitudes within Emerging North African Refugee "Host" Countries : Morocco and Tunisia, Elizabeth Ketchum

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More Than Revenue : Taxation in Hungary as a Political Tool, Austin Kissinger

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Women's Rights in Tunisia Before and After the 2011 Revolution : Progress When It Helps the People in Power, Erica Mail

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True Democracy? : Tunisia and the Road Ahead, Jacob A. McGee

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The European “Right to Be Forgotten”: a Solution to the Nonconsensual Pornography Problem in the United States?, Allie Piacenti

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Enforcing a Right to an Independent Judiciary Against Hungary in Response to Forthcoming Implementation of New Administrative Courts, David Brandon Smith

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To Derogate or Not to Derogate, that Is the Question : a Comparison of Derogation Provisions, Alternative Mechanisms and Their Implications for Human Rights, Paige Tapp

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Challenges of the International Investment Arbitration-Influence of the Achmea Case, Shin-Ying (Chloe) Tsai

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Economic Development in Morocco and Tunisia : Reflections from the International Immersion Program Trip, Richard Tsay

Submissions from 2018

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The Interplay Between China's Climate Policy and Other Development Goals, Sari Amiel

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Tracing the Impact of Migrants, Democracy and Globalization on the Chilean Wine Industry, Ray Andrada

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The Role of Economic Incentives in Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking in Thailand, Jasmine Dela Luna

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(Re)Negotiating, (Re)Constructing Identities in Transit Countries :a Comparative Analysis of Thailand and Egypt's Refugee Laws (and Lack Of), Leena Elsadek

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Social Credits in China : Responses from a Variety of Chinese Citizens About China's New Data Aggregation Initiative, Barry Frett

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Bike Share Development in Chile, Tracy Gao

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"I Can't Get No ... Education"-- Rolling Stones (Chilean Version), Chris Hurley

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Lessons from Thailand : Designing Universal Health Care Coverage for Access to Mental Healthcare, Sara Kim

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The Impact of Culture and Regime Change on Foreign Direct Investment in Thailand, Nicole Labell

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China's New Anti-Monopoly Law, Luke Lechtenberg

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Regulating the Shadow Banking System in China, Megan Lindgren

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The Evolution of Securities Law in Thailand, Jinn-Min (Jimmy) Lin

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Financing of Chilean Public-Private Partnerships : the Shaping of Chile's Public Policy for Economic Development, Laura C. Loaiza

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The Role of Chinese Administrative Courts in Mediating Interregional Inequality, Nabihah Maqbool

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Economic Growth, International Trade and China, Juan Nascimbene

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"Beyond Common Sense :" the Resurgence of Thailand's Anachronistic Lèse Majesté Law, Lauren NuDelman

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Thailand's Troubled Road Towards Democracy, Marusya Rechetnikova

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Chile as a Hub of International Arbitration?: the Dashed Hopes of Chile's Adoption of the UN Model Law, Taylor Richards

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The Culture of Counterfeiting: the Interplay of Social Norms in the Regulation and Creation of Counterfeit Goods, Regina Roediger

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Gender Equity & Rhetoric in Chile, Kimberly A. Rubin

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Recent Changes to Merger Notification in Chilean Antitrust Law, Max Samels

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The Thai Coup Cycle : Why the National Council for Peace and Order's Authoritarian Reforms Are Unlikely to Bring Political Stability to Thailand, David Brandon Smith

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Beating the Legislation Lag: the Dynamic Development of Thailand's E-Commerce Industry, Tarra Theisen

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Chilean Wine Law, Nathan Wages

Submissions from 2017

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"If He Beats You, It Means He Loves You" : Domestic Violence and Women's Rights in Russia, Bianca Chamusco

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Fake Crime and Real Punishment : How a Weak Judiciary Has Held Back Development in Russia, Conor Gilligan

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Recent Legislative Restrictions and Putin's Propaganda Machine: the Russian Government's Attack on Religious Freedom, Jason Grover

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[Hague Agreement], Julia Haines

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An Analysis of the Three Major Cross-Border Insolvency Regimes, Ryan Halimi

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"The Laws Are the Same for Everyone" : Regulating Protest in the United States and Russia, Morgan Herrell

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The Destruction of Cultural Property at the International Criminal Court : the Prosecutor v. Al Mahdi, Shiva Jayaraman

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Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap : the Economic and Legal Challenges of Bringing Clean Energy Innovation to the Russian Federation, Matt Klomparens

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The Singapore Legal Industry : a Brief Overview and Comparison, Hannah Loo

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Greasy Luck to Whalers : How the International Whaling Commission and International Court of Justice Can Use Principles of American Administrative and Environmental Law to Keep Japan From Circumventing the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, Christina Carey McClintock

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Notes on Singapore's Development Strategy, Maria Mondeja

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Hong Kong's Role in Sino-African Trade Relations: a Tripartite Coalition, Josephine Oshiafi

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Covert Consensus: Why the United States Supreme Court Won't Admit That It Uses Concensus to Interpret the Constitution, Joshua Pickar

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Arbitration in Singapore and Hong Kong, Piyush Prasad

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Russia's Disabled "Orphans" : Suggestions for Institutional Change, Eileen Prescott

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Gender Discrimination Against Refugees, Abhinaya Prithivi

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Russia's Economic Development Since Crimea and Its "Pivot" Towards China, Marusya Rechetnikova

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Intertwining Public Morality, Prosecutorial Discretion, and Punishment : Low Crime and Convictions in Singapore, Zachary Reynolds

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Reviving a Historic Economic Powerhouse: Dutch Private Equity, Taylor Richards

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Unhelpful Consistency: the History and Methodology of Soviet Commercial Courts from Lenin to Khrushchev, John Rizner

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The Growth of Singapore and Hong Kong in the Face of Climate Change and Environmental Degradation, Alexander K. Robinson

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Russia and Climate Change : Bipolar Near the North Pole, Andrew Sabintsev

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"Great Laws, Bad Implementation" : Criminal Justice Reform in Russia Since the Fall of the Soviet Union, Taryn Strohmeyer

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Religious Freedom and International Law : the Protection of Religious Minorities in International Tribunals, Anagha Sundararajan

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In an Era of FinTech : Strategies of Government to Deal With Virtual Currencies, Kamolnich Swasdiphanich

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Promised Land or Fool's Paradise? : a Comparison of International Wildlife Crime and United States Drug Crime, Sarah E. Welch

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License to Drill : the OFAC Licensing Regime and How to Obtain Clearance to Invest in Russian Financial and Commodities Markets, Zachary Z. Zermay

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A Tale of Two Cities: Comparative Study of Public Housing Policies of Hong Kong and Singapore, Richard Junqi Zhang

Submissions from 2016

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Confronting the Colonial Legacy : Retaining and Rejecting Spanish Colonial Law in Nineteenth Century Latin America : Mexico and Argentina, Tyler Joseph Cerami

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Koreans in Japan : a Struggle for Acceptance, Young-Min Cho

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Failing Fast in the Gulf : Entrepreneurship, Bankruptcy, and Islamic Law, Sam Fleuter

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Does Japan's Quiet Approach to International Investment Law Work in a World of Recurrent Conflict?, Marcos D. Garcia Dominguez

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Assessing the Constitution’s Role as a Protector of Minorities: a Comparative Examination of Japan’s Homogenous Approach and the United States’ “Acceptance” of Heterogeneity, Ruby Garrett

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Private Equity in Japan, William R. Halaby III

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Moving Towards Equality : a Strategy for Getting Queer Japanese Citizens Protection and Increased Visibility, Darell Hayes

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The Issue of Japan's Aging Population, Dallin Jack

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The Uncertain Future of Equity Crowdfunding and Entrepreneurial Finance in Japan : a Comparative Summary, Matt Klomparens

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Cultural Impediments to Investments : a Case Study of Japan, Shelby Klose

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Argentina and China: the Soybean Trade and its Consequences, Allen S. Li

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A New Economic Era: How Macri's Holdout Solution Hopes to Attract Foreign Investnemt and Revitalize Argentina's Economy, Shelly Malik

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Walking the Beate : How One American Woman Helped Change Japanese Marriage Law Forever, Elise Meyer

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Bitcoin in Argentina : Inflation, Currency Restrictions, and the Rise of Cryptocurrency, Elena Christine Moreno

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#NiUnaMenos : Femicide in Argentina, Hannah Jean Musgrave

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The Future of Free Speech in Argentina : Implications of the 2009 Media Law, Maggie O'Connor

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No Small Triumph : the Outlook for Argentina's Renewable Energy Programs, Nicolas R. Oliver

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What Does the Iran Deal Have to Do with the Price of Rice in Dubai?, Nick Oliveto

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Electricity Deregulation in Japan, Deven Parmar

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Japan's Defensive Constitution : Nuclear Weapons as a Better Alternative Than Expanding Collective Self-Defense, Joshua Pickar

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Islamic Microfinance : a Vehicle for Promoting Financial Inclusion, Karice Rhule

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Corporate Governance in Islamic Financial Institutions, Emily Samra

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Land Use in Dubai, Beau Shaw

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Strategic Underenforcement in the Context of Argentine Insurance Regulation, Luke Sperduto

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Resolving Islamic Finance Disputes Through International Commercial Arbitration in the Gulf Region, Alison Wirtz