Thursday, January 10, 2019

New Issue: Asian Journal of International Law

The latest issue of the Asian Journal of International Law (Vol. 9, no. 1, January 2019) is out. Contents include:
  • Notes and Comments
    • Sergey Sayapin, The General Principles of International Criminal Law in the Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan
    • Wan Pun Lung, International Law before the Courts of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China—Twenty Years On
    • Jacqueline Joyce F. Espenilla, Judicial Fact-Finding Initiatives in the South China Sea Arbitration
  • Articles
    • Prabhakar Singh, Of International Law, Semi-colonial Thailand, and Imperial Ghosts
    • Eliana Cusato, Overcoming the “Logic of Exception”: A Critique of the UN Security Council’s Response to Environmental Damage from the 1990–91 Gulf War
    • Prabhash Ranjan, Police Powers, Indirect Expropriation in International Investment Law, and Article 31(3)(c) of the VCLT: A Critique of Philip Morris v. Uruguay
    • James Ransdell, Institutional Innovation by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
  • Symposium on Onuma Yasuaki’s “International Law in a Transcivilizational World”
    • Antony Anghie, Editorial Preface
    • Lauri Mälksoo, Civilizational Diversity as Challenge to the (False) Universality of International Law
    • Ming Li, The Transcivilizational Perspective: A Legitimate and Feasible Approach to International Law
    • Gustavo Gozzi, Transcivilizational International Law Against the System of International Relations: Onuma Yasuaki’s Normative Choice
    • W. Michael Reisman & Tomo B. Takaki, How Shall We Fashion International Legal Goals and Criteria for Appraisal in a World of Many Civilizations and Cultures? Review of Onuma Yasuaki’s International Law in a Transcivilizational World
    • Florian Couveinhes Matsumoto, The End of the History of Liberalism and the Last “Transcivilizational” Man? Onuma’s Attempt to Define a “New” International Law