Tuesday, July 28, 2020

New Volume: Japanese Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Japanese Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 62, 2019) is out. Contents include:
  • Culture and International Law: A Comprehensive Analysis
    • Maki Nishiumi, Introductory Note
    • Toshiyuki Kono, Destruction of Cultural Heritage and Recovery: The World Heritage, Authenticity, and “Process-Thinking”
    • Véronique Guèvremont, The Relationship Between Culture and Development in International Law
    • Yvonne Donders, Cultural Rights in International Human Rights Law: From Controversy to Celebration
    • Jacqueline Mowbray, Language and International Law: How Does International Law Protect Languages and Linguistic Rights?
  • New Legislation on the International Jurisdiction of Japanese Courts on Personal Status Litigations and Domestic Relations Cases
    • Aki Kitazawa, Introductory Note
    • Yuko Nishitani, New International Civil Procedure Law of Japan in Status and Family Matters
    • Yuko Nishitani, International Adjudicatory Jurisdiction in Matrimonial Matters in Japan
    • Masako Murakami, International Jurisdiction of Child-Related Cases in Japan
    • Takami Hayashi, International Jurisdiction in Case Related to Succession: New Rules in Japan
    • Manabu Iwamoto, Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Decisions on Personal Status Litigation and Family Relations Cases
  • Customary International Law in Theory and Practice
    • Georg Nolte, How to Identify Customary International Law? — On the Outcome of the Work of the International Law Commission (2018)
    • Tatsuya Abe, ICJ Practice in Determining the Existence of Customary International Law
    • Hitomi Takemura, Inconvenient Truths About the Identification of Customary International Law in International Criminal Law
  • Public International Law
    • Bjørn Kunoy, How Deep is Your Love: Intercrossing of Inner and Outer Continental Shelf Entitlements
  • Japanese Digest of International Law
    • Atsuko Kanehara, Japan’s Withdrawal from the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling