New Volume: Japanese Yearbook of International Law

New Volume: Japanese Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Japanese Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 59, 2016) is out. Contents include:

  • Half a Century with the International Covenants on Human Rights: Long-Term Impacts on the World: Part One
    • Kaoru Obata, Overview of a Half-Century of International Covenants on Human Rights; Inter-State Cooperation as the Original Infrastructure and Autonomous Institutionalization
    • Andrew Byrnes, Whose International Law Is It? Some Reflections on the Contributions of Non-State Actors to the Development and Implementation of International Human Rights Law
    • Shin Hae-Bong, Toward a Holistic Understanding and Implementation of Human Rights: Development of Norms and Practice under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
    • Antoine Buyse, Echoes of Strasbourg in Geneva — The Influence of ECHR Anti-Torture Jurisprudence on the United Nations Human Rights Committee —
    • Yasuzo Kitamura, The Influence of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on Prisoners’ Rights and Criminal Justice in Contemporary Japan
    • Teraya Koji, The Impact of the International Covenants on Human Rights on the Rights of Foreigners in Japan
  • Unilateralism and Multilateralism in Regulating Cross-Border Business Transactions: Part One
    • Ralf Michaels, Towards a Private International Law for Regulatory Conflicts?
    • Tadashi Shiraishi, Customer Location and the International Reach of National Competition Laws
    • Keigo Fuchi, Unilateralism, Bilateralism, and Multilateralism in International Taxation
  • Note
    • Takashi Kubota, Financial Stability Concern of the Extraterritorial Impacts Caused by the Recent US Financial Sanctions on Foreign Banks
  • Party Autonomy in Contemporary Private International Law: Part Two
    • Stéphanie Francq, Party Autonomy and Regulation — Public Interests in Private International Law —
    • Yuko Nishitani, Party Autonomy in Contemporary Private International Law — The Hague Principles on Choice of Law and East Asia —
  • ICJ Judgment on Whaling in the Antarctic: Its Significance and Implications: Part Two
    • Shotaro Hamamoto, Paradoxical Role of Experts in the Whaling in the Antarctic Case
  • Japanese Digest of International Law
    • Tomohiro Mikanagi & Hirohito Ogi, The Japanese Views on Legal Issues Related to Security
    • Masahiko Asada, The Destruction of Japanese Abandoned Chemical Weapons in China under the Chemical Weapons Convention
  • Cases and Issues in Japanese Private International Law
    • Béligh Elbalti, The Jurisdiction of Foreign Courts and the Recognition of Foreign Judgments Ordering Injunction: The Supreme Court Judgment of April 24, 2014

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