The Calvo Clause

A Problem of Inter-American and International Law and Diplomacy


Donald R. Shea

Donald R. Shea was a member of the political science faculty in the Milwaukee division of the University of Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Table of Cases

i Introduction

ii The Origins of the Calvo Clause
in Governmental Attitudes toward the Calvo Clause Controversy
iv The Calvo Clause before Inter-American Conferences
v The Legal Issues Involved
vi Arbitral Decisions Involving the Calvo Clause up to 1926
vn The North American Dredging Company Case
vin Arbitral Decisions Involving the Calvo Clause since 1926
ix The Future of the Calvo Clause