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  • Volume 24, Issue 1
    Table of Contents for this issue Articles Dr. Bal Kama, Expectations for Foreign Judges in the Implementation of Papua New Guinea’s “Home-Grown” Transformative Constitution Min K. Lee, Arbitrators Unbound: Contesting Arbitral Awards Based on an Error of Law in Korea Comments Pono Arias, Part of the Solution: Addressing Honolulu’s Housing Crisis Through Inclusionary Housing Legislation Madelyn … Read more
  • Volume 23, Issue 2
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  • Volume 23, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Devon H. Miller, Wahiawā Reservoir [Lake Wilson] and the Public Trust: A Neglected State Duty Khajorndej Direksoonthorn, Causation and Loss of a Chance: The Issues Yet to be Addressed in Medical Negligence Claims in Thailand Mark D. Kielsgard, A Comparative Analysis of the Criminal Exclusionary Rule in the People’s Republic of China … Read more
  • Volume 22, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Special Dedication Articles Terina Kamailelauli’i Fa’agau, Reclaiming the Past for Mauna a Wākea’s Future: The Battle Over Collective Memory and Hawai’i’s Most Sacred Mountain Michael C.M. Louis, Dixie Mission II: The Legality of a Proposed U.S. Military Observer Group to Taiwan Constancio C. Paranal III, The Internet as a Public Accommodation and its … Read more
  • Volume 22, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Justice Jae Hyung Kim, The Judicial Responsibility to Guarantee Fundamental Rights: Reviewing the Decision of the Supreme Court of Korea on Conscientious Objection to Military Service Daisuke Akimoto, Takeshima or Dokdo? Toward Conflict Transformation of the Japan-Korea Territorial Dispute Preston Jordan Lim, Applying International Law Solutions to the Xinjiang Crisis Mao-hong Lin, A Legal Game of … Read more
  • Volume 21, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Special Dedication Articles Jongsok Choi, How to Develop an International Arbitration Industry in South Korea` Sabrina Kamakakaulani Gramberg, Piliʻōlelo: E Ahona Kānaka I Ke O‘a Kānāwai Brandon Marc Higa, Unpacking Okinawa’s “Suitcase Murder”: Revisiting Extraterritoriality Protections for Military Contractors Under the U.S.-Japan SOFA Supplementary Agreement Martin Kwan, Understanding the Hong Kong Court of … Read more
  • Volume 21, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Special Dedication Articles Gemelee G. Hirang, Determinants of Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN: A Correlation Analysis Michael Zhiyong Zhong, New Rural Cooperative Finance in China: The Problem and Its Solution  Comments James Daugherty, A Legal Framework for Traditional Rights and Conservation: Yap as a Case Study Ryan C. Schmidtke, “Artificial Islands” of the Future: … Read more
  • Volume 20, Issue 3
    Editor’s Note Articles Rung-Guang Lin, Religion as a Problem: Three Legislative Regulations that Form the Basis of the Relationship Between the State and Religious Organizations in Taiwan Rong T. Kohtz, Current State, Developments, and Trends of Chinese Family Law From Recent Cases Reported by the Supreme People’s Court Allan Chester B. Nadate, Moving Forward from the … Read more
  • Volume 20, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Comments Taylor Brack, The Greatest Wealth: Health as a Human Right in China, Singapore, South Korea, and the United States Hikina Chock, Lost in the Waves of Western Standards: Analyzing the Fundamental Right to a Hawaiian Immersion Education A. Uʻilani Tanigawa Lum, Accessing Traditional Kīpuka: Protecting the Storehouse of Knowledge Through the Rule … Read more
  • Volume 20, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Hiroharu Saito, Japanese Divorce Lawyers: Their Success After Their Own Divorce Yi Wei, Towards the Full Promise of Liberty: A Comparative Approach to the Decriminalization of Male Homosexual Sex in Singapore Friedrich Baumgaertel, Role and Function of Independent and Outside Directors in Japan: After the 2015 Amendment of the Companies Act and the Implementation of … Read more
  • Volume 19, Issue 2
    Editors Note Film Review Alison W. Conner, Christmas Rose: Hong Kong Movie in a Chinese Time? Articles Cheryl L. Daytec-Yañgot, Transcending Aboriginality and Minority: Indigeneity in Asia as a Construct of Structural Oppression Under the Economic Globalization Regime Harneel K. Lally, Fiji: Various Issues of Alienation of Land Through Failed Land Tenure & Policy Russell Stanley Q. … Read more
  • Volume 19, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Translation Koji Higashikawa, Japan’s Hate Speech Laws: Translations of the Osaka City Ordinance and the National Act to Curb Hate Speech in Japan Articles Jisuk Woo and Justin D. Levinson, Diversity, Dialogue, and Deliberation: An Empirical Investigation of Age, Gender, and Meaningful Decision-Making in Korean Juries Xue Yang, Community Corrections Programs in China: … Read more
  • Volume 18, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Jingmeng Cai, Private Antitrust Enforcement of Resale Price Maintenance in China: What Lessons can China Learn from the United States Yang Feng, The Legislation in Autonomous Areas of China: Progress, Limitations and Recommendations Gary Lilienthal and Nehaluddin Ahmad, The South China Sea Islands Arbitration: Making China’s Position Visible in Hostile Waters Kathryn Stanaway, … Read more
  • Volume 18, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Dedication to Professor Larry Foster Articles Dr. Luca Siliquini-Cinelli, Japan and the Liberal Global-Order Project: A Time to Stop and Stare Qijun Jiang and Ying Zhu, Challenges for Enforcing Food Safety Law and Regulation in China: Case-Studies of Government Agencies in the Shanghai Region Daniel Pascoe, What Rejection of Anwar Ibrahim’s Petition for Pardon Tells … Read more
  • Volume 17, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Eric Corthay, The ASEAN Doctrine of Non-Interference in Light of the Fundamental Principle of Non-Intervention Lezlie Kīʻaha, Thinking Outside The Bars: Using Hawaiian Traditions and Culturally-Based Healing to Eliminate Racial Disparities Within Hawaiʻi’s Criminal Justice System Ivy, Yeung, The Price of Citizenship: Would Citizenship Cost American Samoa its National Identity? Translation Kaori Kano and Stacey Leanne Steele, Japan’s … Read more
  • Volume 17, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Jody M. Prescott, Eiko Iwata and Becca H. Pincus, Gender, Law and Policy: Japan’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security Wei Wen,  How American Common Law Doctrines May Inform Mainland China to Achieve Certainty in Land Sale Contracts Dr. Samrat Sinha and Dr. Upasana Mahanta, Disjuncture in Law, Policy and Practice: The Situation … Read more
  • Volume 16, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Wang Linzhu, The Identification of Minorities in China Jordan Kealaikalani Inafuku, E Kūkulu ke Ea: Hawaiʻi’s Duty to Fund Kahoʻolawe’s Restoration Following the Navy’s Incomplete Cleanup Williamson Chang, Darkness over Hawaii: The Annexation Myth Is the Greatest Obstacle to Progress Special Symposium Issue – The Role of Law and Lawyers for Disaster Victims: A UC Hastings-Waseda … Read more
  • Volume 16, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Rebecca Wolozin, Citizenship Issues and Issuing Citizenship: A Case Study of Sri Lanka’s Citizenship Laws in a Global Context Larry Catá Backer, Crafting a Theory of Socialist Democracy For China in the 21st Century: Considering Hu Angang’s (胡鞍钢) Theory of Collective Presidency in the Context of the Emerging Chinese Constitutional State Megumi Honami, How Successful is Japan’s Labor … Read more
  • Volume 15, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Eric Yamamoto, Miyoko Pettit, and Sara Lee, UNFINISHED BUSINESS: A Joint South Korea and United States Jeju 4.3 Tragedy Task Force to Further Implement Recommendations and Foster Comprehensive and Enduring Social Healing Through Justice Sale Kwon, Facts That Shed Light on Intent of Single-Firm Refusals to Deal: Comparative Review of the United States and … Read more
  • Volume 15, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Eric San Juan, Cultural Jurisprudence Heather Whitney, Vietnam: Water Pollution and Mining in an Emerging Economy Ching-Ping Shao, Representative Litigations in Corporate and Securities Laws by Government-Sanctioned Nonprofit Organizations: Lessons from Taiwan Mark D. Kielsgard & Lei Chen, The Emergence of Private Property Law in China and Its Impact on Human Rights
  • Volume 14, Issue 3
    Editors’ Note Bibliography Mark Levin and Adam Mackie, Truth or Consequences of the Justice System Reform Council:  An English Language Bibliography from Japan’s Millennial Legal Reforms Translation Southern Weekend Editorial Board, The Ten Most Influential Cases for 2011 Articles Andrew Wolman, Looking Back While Moving Forward:  The Evolution of Truth Commissions in Korea Breann Swann Nu`uhiwa, Government of the … Read more
  • Volume 14, Issue 2
    Editors’ Note Articles Yun-Hsien Diana Lin, Lesbian Parenting in Taiwan:  Legal Issues and the Latest Developments Carole Petersen, A Case for Strategic Use of Human Rights Treaties and the International Reporting Process Rebecca Stotzer and Holning Lau, Sexual Orientation-Based Violence in Hong Kong Essay Hiroyuki Taniguchi, Japan’s 2003 Gender Identity Disorder Act:  The Sex Reassignment Surgery, No Marriage, and … Read more
  • Volume 14, Issue 1
    Editors’ Note Articles Jonathan Odom, What Does a “Pivot” or “Rebalance” Look Like?  Elements of the U.S. Strategic Turn Towards Security in the Asia-Pacific Region and Its Waters E. Sunny Greer, Na Wai Hoʻōla i Nā Iwi?  Who Will Save the Bones:  Native Hawaiians and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Comments Bradley Sova, Double-Double Trademark … Read more
  • Volume 13, Issue 2
    Editors’ Note Translations Southern Weekend Editorial Board, The Ten Most Influential Cases That Changed China in 2009 Southern Weekend Editorial Board, Announcing the Ten Most Influential Cases of 2010 Articles John Balzano, China’s Food Safety Law: Administrative Innovation and Institutional Design in Comparative Perspective Robert Johnson, Japan Closes the Nuclear Umbrella: An Examination of Nonviolent Pacifism and Japan’s Vision for a … Read more
  • Volume 13, Issue 1
    Editors’ Note Articles Vivienne Bath, China, International Business, and the Criminal Law Ellen M. Bublick, China’s New Tort Law:  The Promise of Reasonable Care Shigenori Matsui, Justice for the Accused or Justice for Victims?:  The Protection of Victims’ Rights in Japan  Priti Nemani, Globalization Versus Normative Policy:  A Case Study on the Failure of the Barbie Doll in the … Read more
  • Volume 12, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Kevin Bennardo, The Rights and Liberties of the Palau Constitution Christine Forster, Ending Domestic Violence in Pacific Island Countries:  The Critical Role of Law Comments Ryan Kananiokahome Poiekeala Kanaka‘ole, The Indivisible ‘Ohana:  Extending Native Hawaiian Gathering Rights to Non-Hawaiian Family Members  Lyle Keanini, ADR in Hawai‘i Courts:  The Role of Restorative Justice Mediators Jeannin-Melissa Kapuakawekiu Russo, How … Read more
  • Volume 12, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Alison W. Conner, Movie Justice: The Legal System in Pre-1949 Chinese Film James Parry Eyster, Antigone in China: Teaching American Law and Lawyering in Shenzhen Naomi Johnstone, Indonesia in the ‘REDD’: Climate Change, Indigenous Peoples and Global Legal Pluralism Justice Margaret McMurdo AC and Jodi Gardner, Traditional Pacific Land Rights and International Law: Tensions and Evolution … Read more
  • Volume 11, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Eva Pils, Waste No Land: Property, Dignity, and Growth in Urbanizing China Chih-Chieh Yang, A Comparative Study of the Models Employed to Protect Indigenous Traditional Cultural Expressions Comments Ryan William Nohea Garcia, Who Is Hawaiian, What Begets Federal Recognition, and How Much Blood Matters Michael A. Panton, Politics, Practice and Pacifism: Revising Article 9 of the … Read more
  • Volume 11, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Kuan-Chun Chang, From Zero to Something: The Necessity of Establishing a Regulatory System of Financial Conglomerates in China Kyungho Choi, Korean Foreign Legal Consultants Act: Legal Profession of American Lawyers in South Korea Diane A. Desierto, Justiciability of Socio-Economic Rights: Comparative Powers, Roles, and Practices in the Philippines and South Africa Orhon Myadar, Nomads in a … Read more
  • Volume 10, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Jasper Kim, Socrates v. Confucius: An Analysis of South Korea’s Implementation of the American Law School Model Qinglan Long, Relevancy Between Corporations and Clans: Ideologies Behind Corporate Law Hao Duy Phan, A Blueprint For a Southeast Asian Court Of Human Rights Comments Katherine Dover, Epigenetics and the Patentability of Methylation Patterns in Japan Joshua D. Freeman, Taming … Read more
  • Volume 10, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Lowell B. Bautista, The Historical Context and Legal Basis of the Philippine Treaty Limits Zhengxin Huo, A Tiger without Teeth: The Antitrust Law of The People’s Republic of China Jonghyun Park, The Judicialization of Politics in Korea Jessica I. Yeh, Promoting Human Rights in China Through Education: An Empirical Impact Evaluation of the Swedish Approach from … Read more
  • Volume 9, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Article Ernest B. Abbott, Law, Federalism, the Constitution, and Control of Pandemic Flu Translations Teruki Tsunemoto, Commentary on Important Legal Precedents for 2006: Trends in Constitutional Law Cases, translation by Asami Miyazawa and Angela Thompson The Jury System in Pre-War Japan: An Annotated Translation of ‘The Jury Guidebook’ (Baishin Tebiki), translation by Anna Dobrovolskaia Arudou … Read more
  • Volume 9, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles J. Mark Ramseyer, Stacking the Friday Workshop: An Introduction Dan Puchniak, The Japanization of American Corporate Governance? Evidence of the Never-Ending History of Corporate Law Jie Yuan, Formal Convergence or Substantial Divergence? Evidence from Adoption of the Independent Director System in China Peter Lawley, Panacea or Placebo? An Empirical Analysis of the Effect of the Japanese … Read more
  • Volume 8, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Colin P.A. Jones, In the Best Interests of the Court: What American Lawyers Need to Know about Child Custody and Visitation in Japan Felicity Hammond, Terrorism’s Next Victim? Judicial Review of the Malaysian Internal Security Act of 1960 John A. Tessensohn, Publish and Not Perish – Japan’s Universities Designated to Enjoy Patent Novelty Grace Period … Read more
  • Volume 8, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Trevor Ryan, Japan’s 2004 Pension Reforms in Response to Demographic Change: A Legal Critique Andrew White, The Paradox of Corruption as Antithesis to Economic Development: Does Corruption Undermine Economic Development in Indonesia and China and Why Are the Experiences Different in Each Country? Comment Katie Lula, Neither Here Nor There But Fair: Finding an International … Read more
  • Volume 7, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Blaine Rogers, Raising the Bar: The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Public Land Trust, and a Heightened Standard of Fiduciary Duty David T. Johnson, Japan’s Secretive Death Penalty Policy: Contours, Origins, Justifications, and Meanings Transitions in Chinese Laws Jessica C. Stabile, Clashes Between Economies and Environments: Consumerism Versus Conservation in Taiwan and Hong … Read more
  • Volume 7, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Mark A. Levin and Daryl S. Takeno, A Tribute to Dr. Kaoru Kashiwagi Aviam Soifer, Charles L. Black, Jr.: Commitment, Connection, and the Ceaseless Quest for Justice Book Review Vincent R. Johnson, A Review of Chenglin Liu’s Chinese Law on SARS Symposium Articles Shan Wirt, Protecting Indigenous Identities: Struggles and Strategies Under International and Comparative Law, … Read more
  • Volume 6, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Savitri Taylor, The Pacific Solution or a Pacific Nightmare?: The Difference between Burden Shifting and Responsibility Sharing Mark Levin, Tobacco Industrial Policy and Tobacco Control Policy in Japan Kenneth M. Davidson, Creating Effective Competition Institutions: Ideas for Transitional Economies Comments Christopher Chaney, The Despotic State Department in Refugee Law: Creating Legal Fictions to Support Falun Gong … Read more
  • Volume 5, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Jiangyu Wang, Dancing with Wolves: Regulation and Deregulation of Foreign Investment in China’s Stock Market Michael Dutra, Sir, How Much is that Ming Vase in the Window?: Protecting Cultural Relics in the People’s Republic of China Recent Developments Eric Yong-Joong Lee, The Six-Party Talks and the North Korean Nuclear Dispute Resolution under the IAEA Safeguards … Read more
  • Volume 4, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Joseph E. Horey, The Right of Self-Government in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Chris X. Lin, A Quiet Revolution: The Ongoing Process of Chinese Judicial Reform Comments Kim David Chanbonpin, Holding the United States Accountable for Environmental Damages Caused by the U.S. Military in the Philippines, A Plan for the Future Andrew Daisuke … Read more
  • Volume 4, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Milagros Rivera Sanchez and Ang Peng Hwa, Effective Regulators: A Response to the International Telecommunication Union’s Case Study on Singapore Shin-yi Peng, Universal Telecommunications Service in China: Trade Liberalization, Subsidy, and Technology in the Making of Information Equality in the Broadband Era Roda Mushkat, Globalization and the International Environmental Legal Response: The Asian Context Comments … Read more
  • Volume 3, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Article Edward C. King, Custom and Constitutionalism in the Federated States of Micronesia International ADR Conference Article K. Bartlett Durand, Jr., International ADR Conference Mediation Simulation and Panel Discussion Materials Comment Mark Hamilton, Sailing in a Sea of Obscurity: The Growing Importance of China’s Maritime Arbitration Commission Symposium Articles Patrick W. Hanifin, Rice Is Right Paul M. … Read more
  • Volume 3, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Craig P. Wagnild, Civil Law Discovery in Japan: A Comparison of Japanese and U.S. Methods of Evidence Collection in Civil Litigation Comments Shellie K. Park, Broken Silence: Redressing the Mass Rape and Sexual Enslavement of Asian Women by the Japanese Government in an Appropriate Forum Anthony T.J. Quan, ‘Respeta I Taotao Tano’: The Recognition and … Read more
  • Volume 2, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Robert F. Grondine, An International Perspective on Japan’s New Legal Education Mark Levin, The American Kaizen of Law Teaching Gerald Paul McAlinn, Reforming the System of Legal Education: A Call for Bold Leadership and Self-governance Luke Nottage, Reformist Conservatism and Failures of Imagination in Japanese Legal Education Dan Rosen, Schooling Lawyers Carl E. Schneider, On American Legal Education … Read more
  • Volume 2, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Articles Gary F. Bell, The New Indonesian Laws Relating to Regional Autonomy: Good Intentions, Confusing Laws Jae Won Kim, The Ideal and the Reality of the Korean Legal Profession Daniel E. Hall, Curfews, Culture, and Custom in American Samoa: An Analytical Map for Applying the U.S. Constitution to U.S. Territories Kanishka Jayasuriya, The Exception Becomes the Norm: … Read more
  • Volume 1, Issue 2
    Editor’s Note Articles Randall Peerenboom, The Evolving Regulatory Framework for Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in the PRC Shin-yi Peng, The WTO Legalistic Approach and East Asia: From the Legal Culture Perspective Reinhard Drifte, Japan and Security Council Reform: Multilateralism at a Turning Point? Comments James C. Hitchingham, Korean Buddhist Dae Won Sa Temple of Hawai`i v. Sullivan: Unconscious Christian-based … Read more
  • Volume 1, Issue 1
    Editor’s Note Symposium Articles Yukio Yanagida, A New Paradigm of Legal Training and Education in Japan Setsuo Miyazawa, Legal Education and the Reproduction of the Elite in Japan Mark Levin, Legal Education for the Next Generation: Ideas from America Articles Robert Sheppard, Towards A UN World Parliament: UN Reform For The Progressive Evolution Of An Elective And Accountable Democratic … Read more