Sunday, April 28, 2013

New Volume: Japanese Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Japanese Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 55, 2012) is out. Contents include:
  • Recent Trends and Challenges of the ICJ Jurisprudence
    • Hugh Thirlway, Some Observations on Recent Trends in the Work of the International Court of Justice
    • Alexander Orakhelashvili, Substantive Applicable Law, Consensual Judicial Jurisdiction, and the Public Interest in International Litigation
    • Takane Sugihara, The Principle of Jura Novit Curia in the International Court of Justice: With Reference to Recent Decisions
    • Hironobu Sakai, La Bonne Administration de la Justice in the Incidental Proceedings of the International Court of Justice
    • Karel Wellens, The Legal Significance Given to the Security Council in the Court’s Jurisprudence since Lockerbie
    • Yasuhiro Shigeta, Obligation to Protect the Environment in the ICJ’s Practice: To What Extent Erga Omnes?
    • Mariko Kawano, Standing of a State in the Contentious Proceedings of the International Court of Justice — Judicial Procedure on the Basis of the Consent of the Parties and the Development of International Legal Rules to Protect the Common Interests of the International Community as a Whole or as Established by a Treaty
    • Yoshiyuki Lee-Iwamoto, The Repercussions of the LaGrand Judgment: Recent ICJ Jurisprudence on Provisional Measures
  • New Japanese Rules on International Jurisdiction: Part Two
    • Yoshiaki Nomura, Activity-Based Jurisdiction of Japanese Courts — A Bold but Unnecessary Departure
    • Nozomi Tada, International Civil Jurisdiction Based on the Place of the Tort
    • Tadashi Kanzaki, Jurisdiction over Consumer Contracts and Individual Labor-Related Civil Disputes
  • Japanese Court Cases Involving East Asian Citizens and Corporations: Part One
    • Yayohi Satoh, Law Applicable to Personal Status of Korean and Chinese Nationals before Japanese Courts
  • Public International Law
    • Toshiki Mogami, Towards Jus Contra Oligarchiam — A Note on Critical Constitutionalism
    • Taira Nishi, Enemy and Criminal — Analysis of the Different Structures of Legal Protection
  • Private International Law
    • Guo Yujun, Changing Private International Law in China