Author Archives: Stuart Malawer

About Stuart Malawer

Distinguished Service Professor of Law & International Trade at George Mason University (School of Public Policy).


‘Deference’ doesn’t mean ‘unreviewable’ even as to national security claims, Mr. President. Really very basic civics.  The lead editorial in today’s Wall Street Journal is wrong. S.Ct. cases, Youngstown and Boumediene, fully support the 9th Cir decision against Trump. This … Continue reading

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TRUMP & WTO — The Coming Litigation, Sooner than Later.

                      On President Trump’s first full workday at the White House he signed an executive memorandum requesting the United States Trade Representative to formally withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its negotiations. This was primarily a symbolic … Continue reading

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TRUMP TRADE POLICY — The Upcoming U.S. – China Trade Fight in the WTO ……

                                       China and U.S. litigation in the WTO will almost immediately be ground zero for the new Trump administration’s aggressive global trade policy. This is clearly evidenced by the appointment of his new trade team. These appointments include … Continue reading

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TRUMP & TRADE — Does his business background lead to bad trade policy?

           Trade is about the only international issue Trump has really cared about consistently since his Japan bashing of the 1980s. His business school background at Wharton and then his experience running the Trump Organization have informed his view of trade … Continue reading

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     Trump threatens a great upheaval in foreign policy and global trade relations. Especially in U.S. trade relations with China. But is it somewhat consistent with the Obama’s tough enforcement policy against China in the WTO’s dispute resolution system.    Over … Continue reading

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CyberBulling, Real Estate Scrooge — Global Affairs & National Security — The Next Four Years.

                              Trump has engaged in cyber shaming and this should be held up as a model. As a model for all school children of what never to do.      Trump’s soul is one of the architype scrooge in … Continue reading

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Full working paper at                                INTRODUCTION.      The founding of the Virginia Colony in the New World by the Virginia Company reflected the British Empire’s notion that enlightenment would come through trade. By the post-World War II era this notion was … Continue reading

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