Monday, April 25, 2016

New Volume: Japanese Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Japanese Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 58, 2015) is out. Contents include:
  • “Criminalization” of International Law: Impacts of International Criminal Justice on Other Fields of International Law
    • Shuichi Furuya, The “Criminalization” of International Law: A Critical Overview
    • Dire Tladi, Immunity in the Era of “Criminalisation”: The African Union, the ICC, and International Law
    • Michael O’Flaherty & Noelle Higgins, International Human Rights Law and “Criminalization”
    • Catherine Harwood, Human Rights in Fancy Dress? The Use of International Criminal Law by Human Rights Council Commissions of Inquiry in Pursuit of Accountability
    • Kyo Arai, Criminalization of the Security Council
    • Yutaka Arai-Takahashi, The Impact of “Criminalization” on the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law — Judicial Advances of the Law of War Crimes as Salutary Osmosis? —
  • Party Autonomy in Contemporary Private International Law
    • Horatia Muir Watt, Party Autonomy in Global Context: The Political Economy of a Self-Constituting Regime
    • Keisuke Takeshita, Critical Analysis of Party Autonomy: From a Theoretical Perspective
    • Mary Keyes, Party Autonomy in Dispute Resolution: Implied Choices and Waiver in the Context of Jurisdiction
  • ICJ Judgment on Whaling in the Antarctic: Its Significance and Implications
    • Shigeki Sakamoto, The Whaling in the Antarctic Case from a Japanese Perspective
    • Erik Franckx, The Legal Nature of Resolutions of Intergovernmental Organizations: The Contribution of the Whaling in the Antarctic Case
    • Akiho Shibata, ICRW as an Evolving Instrument: Potential Broader Implications of the Whaling Judgment
  • Notes
    • Sondre Torp Helmersen, The Sui Generis Nature of Flag State Jurisdiction
    • Massimo Lando, State Jurisdiction and Immunity of Warships in the ARA Libertad Case