North Carolina Journal of International Law

"Connecting North Carolina to the World of International Law"


Natural Disaster and IMF Debt: The Caribbean During Hurricane Season

By: Lenore Livingston             Hurricane Irma was devastating; “[n]o other hurricane has matched the strength of Irma’s winds so far east in the Atlantic.[1]  “At its peak, Irma sustained 185mph winds.”[2]  The fact that this is thus far the largest storm as of the 2017 hurricane season[3][4] and has caused significant destruction and damage to…

Report: Embracing the Status Quo: The Paralyzed Reality of International Currency Regulation

By: Shawn Johnston Currency manipulation has established itself as a popular talking point among politicians in any discussion involving trade policy.   These discussions largely focus on unilateral measures that can be taken to address imbalances that result from currency manipulation.  The political discourse seldom considers the availability of recourse that can be delivered by the international governing bodies charged regulating…