蔡沛倫:Hamdan v United States

Pei-Lun Tsai
Ph.D. student, School of Law,
University of Nottingham

On 16 October 2012, the United States (US) Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit reversed the decision of the US Military Commission convicting Salim Ahmed Hamdan, Osama bin Ladan’s former personal driver and bodyguard, for material support for terrorism and ordered the conviction be vacated.  In addition, Hamdan was also the petitioner of a famous 2006 US Supreme Court case, Hamdan v Rumsfeld.  Different aspects of the law of war were involved in these two judgments, and this contribution attempts to briefly introduce the background and the 2006 Supreme Court case, identify the main issues in the 2012 Court of Appeals case, and outline the responses to the judgement so far.

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李柏翰、黃海寧、羅勝軒:外本勞基本工資脫鉤政策是否違反國際規範之初步分析

李柏翰:東吳大學法學院法律研究所國際法組四年級
黃海寧:國立臺灣大學法律研究所國際法組二年級
羅勝軒:東吳大學法學院法律研究所國際法組碩士

壹、     前言

有關日前行政院勞委會登廣告指出:「我國為世界貿易組織(WTO)成員,且各國簽訂自由貿易協定(FTA)時,必含勞動條款,外勞如不適用基本工資,恐將因違反國際經貿組織的公平貿易原則,不僅不利推動與外國簽訂自由貿易協定,並易遭致國際勞工組織或消費者團體的抵制,產品出口受限,反而影響我國經濟發展。」

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