Thursday, November 30, 2017

New Volume: Asian Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Asian Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 21, 2015) is out. Contents include:
  • Articles
    • Ted L. McDorman, The South China Sea Arbitration: Selected Legal Notes  
    • Hsiao-Chi Hsu, The Political Implications of the South China Sea Ruling on Sino-Philippine Relations and Regional Stability  
    • Thi Lan Anh Nguyen, Award of the Republic of Philippines v. the People’s Republic of China: Legal Implications on the South China Sea Disputes  
    • Jacques deLisle, Political-Legal Implications of the July 2016 Arbitration Decision in the Philippines-PRC Case Concerning the South China Sea: The United States, China, and International Law  
    • Alan H. Yang, The South China Sea Arbitration and Its Implications for ASEAN Centrality  
    • Terence Roehrig, Caught in the Middle: South Korea and the South China Sea Arbitration Decision  
    • Leszek Buszynski, Law and Realpolitik: The Arbitral Tribunal’s Ruling and the South China Sea  
    • Eiichi Usuki, China’s Three Distinctive Assertions under the ‘Nine-dash-line’ Claims and the Annex VII Arbitral Tribunal’s Interpretation of Article 121 Regarding an Island and Rocks under the 1982 un Convention on the Law of the Sea  
    • Chie Kojima, South China Sea Arbitration and the Protection of the Marine Environment: Evolution of UNCLOS Part XII Through Interpretation and the Duty to Cooperate  
  • Notes and Commentaries
    • Xiangxin Xu, Guobin Zhang & Guifang (Julia) Xue, China’s Deep Seabed Law: Towards “Reasonably Appropriate” Environmental Legislation for Exploration and Exploitation of Deep Sea Minerals in the Area  
    • Kanami Ishibashi, Further Developments in Fukushima and Other New Movements for Implementing International Human Rights Law in Japan  
    • Taegil Kim & Eonkyung Park, Status and International Cooperation Aspects of Air Quality Control Laws and Policies in Korea  
    • Kyu Rang Kim & Seong Won Lee, The Waste You Left Behind: Polluter Liability as Tort Korean Supreme Court Decision (2009 Da 66549)