Welcome Incoming LLM Students
Welcome to Chicago-Kent College of Law and the Fall semester 2005. We are looking forward to meeting each of you in person during Orientation week, which begins on Monday August 15th 2005.
Welcome Incoming JD students
Welcome back to school for Fall 2005 – we have a lot of exciting internationally-oriented events coming up this term...
The Problem(s) with Cafta
Some would say that our trade agreements are both the operating systems of our global economy and the fertilizer, reflecting not only what can be agreed upon between the elites of the nation states, but also the dominant intellectual trade regime paradigm, known for years by the cognoscenti and now the rest of us as the so-called "Washington consensus." The basic metaphor for this paradigm is that 'a rising tide will lift all boats' which means, for those who believe that this naval truism applies to the world economy, that as long as the global economy is growing, whatever problems anyone encounters along the way will be ameliorated by an overall increase in wealth and particularly in corporate profits which will be used to generate new productive enterprises and thus more wealth.