This Article reviews the Uruguay Round Agreements and examines the implications of this new multilateral trading system on U.S. sovereignty. Specifically, this Article reviews the new dispute settlement process and the relevant U.S. legislation. Part I provides an overview of the Uruguay Round Agreements. It reviews the Agreement Establishing the WTO and the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes. Part II provides an overview of the U.S. implementing legislation. Part III reviews the proposed Dispute Settlement Review Commission. Part IV examines the implications of the Uruguay Round Agreements on U.S. sovereignty. Specifically, it analyzes the impact of the dispute settlement process on both federal and state law.
William J. Aceves,
Lost Sovereignty? The Implications of the Uruguay Round Agreements,
19 Fordham Int'l L.J. 427
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