North Carolina Journal of International Law

"Connecting North Carolina to the World of International Law"


Current Limits Regarding the International Prosecution of Cybercrimes

By: Phil Pullen               The probability that the science-fiction doomsday scenarios involving a key piece of critical infrastructure, such as a state’s nuclear arsenal or electric grid, being taken down has risen from “highly unlikely” to “probable” in recent decades, sending shivers down the spine of just about anyone.  It’s not just the fact…

Report: Australia Moves to Ratify Extradition Treaty with China

By: Demi Davis In 2007, Australia and China signed the Treaty on Extradition between Australia and The People’s Republic of China (“Treaty”). The purpose of the Treaty was to “make more effective the cooperation of the two countries in the suppression of crime….”  Over the years, corrupt officials in China have reportedly fled to Australia after committing crimes such as…