Saturday, June 15, 2019

New Volume: Japanese Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the Japanese Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 61, 2018) is out. Contents include:
  • Development of the Law of the Sea in Historical Perspective and Prospect
    • Akio Morita, Introductory Note
    • Akio Morita, Interference with Ships on the High Seas: Historical Development Hidden in the "Right of Visit" Argument
    • Kentaro Wani, Development of the Law of the Sea and the Legal Status of International Strait in Time of International Armed Conflict
    • Shizuka Sakamaki, Measures Against Non-Innocent Passage of Warships and Other Government Ships Operated for Non-Commercial Purposes
    • Tomoaki Nishimura, Complications and Mutual Supportiveness Between the Law of the Sea and International Environmental Law: A Study on Climate Geoengineering
    • Dai Tamada, UNCLOS Dispute Settlement Mechanism: Contribution to the Integrity of UNCLOS
  • International Development of Consumer Collective Redress
    • Dai Yokomizo, Introductory Note
    • Kazuhiko Yamamoto, Special Proceedings for the Collective Redress for Property Damage Incurred by Consumers — About So-Called "Japanese Class Action" —
    • Dai Yokomizo, Consumer Collective Redress and Japanese Conflict of Laws
    • Stefaan Voet, Europe's Collective Redress Conundrum
    • Catherine Piché & Geneviève Saumier, Consumer Collective Redress in Canada
  • Half a Century with the International Covenants on Human Rights: Long-Term Impacts on the World, Asia and Japan: Part Three
    • Lauri Mälksoo, The Controversy over Human Rights, UN Covenants, and the Dissolution of the Soviet Union
  • Private International Law
    • Masato Dogauchi, The Aftermath of the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Accident: How Japanese Lawyers Have Been Playing Their Roles with Regard to the Nuclear Damage?