The Asian-Pacific Law and Policy Journal (APLPJ) is a web-based, American legal journal covering issues in Asia and the Pacific Rim. Our objectives are to disseminate legal research by law professors, legal practitioners, social scientists, economists, and students; to increase awareness of legal issues impacting the region; and to provide a forum to discuss legal topics that fall within the Journal’s geographic scope. In addition to the web format, the journal is available through the legal databases LexisNexis and Westlaw. We invite authors to submit original manuscripts for consideration. Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Please address your comments to aplpj@hawaii.edu.

APLPJ publishes articles, translations, book reviews, essays, case notes, and comments on current topics in comparative and transnational law focused on one or more of the following countries or geographic entities: Australia, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China (including Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macau Special Administrative Region), East Timor, Fiji, Hawai‘i, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Nauru, New Zealand, North Korea, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam.

Additionally, within the William S. Richardson School of Law, APLPJ serves as the official Register of the Executive Branch of the student-run law school government.


The 2014-2015 Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief:  Garrett I. Halydier & Joshua J. Michaels

Managing Editor:  Frannie Demapan

Executive Editor:  Lisa Sugai

Executive Publications Editor:  Joelle Yamamoto

Senior Editors:  Megumi Honami, Michelle Ching, Karen Vance

Staff Editors:  Stephanie Batzer, Derek Brow, Jordan Davis, Michael Dunford, Fern Ann Grether, Saisamoa Grey Price, Stephanie Lee, Keone Nakoa, Nadezna Ortega, Raven Julia Sevilleja, Rebecca Soon, Louise Togiai, Jessica Uchida, Ivy Yeung

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