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- Volume 14, Issue 2
On April 7, 2012, the members of the William S. Richardson School of Law (“WSRSL”) at the University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa, (“UHM”) Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal (“APLPJ”), Pacific Asian Legal Studies Organization (“PALSO”), and LAMBDA Law Student Organization put on a symposium entitled Rainbow Rising: Gender, Solidarity, and Scholarship on Gender Identities and Sexualities [...]
- Volume 14, Issue 1
This fall, the Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal (“APLPJ”) editors ambitiously strove to edit and publish more than double the number of pieces we have published in the past. These thirteen pieces are spread between two issues: Volume 14, Issue 1 and Issue 2. Volume 14, Issue 1 is comprised of articles, comments, and a [...]
- Volume 13, Issue 2
The editors of the Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal (“APLPJ”), proudly present Volume 13, Issue 2, which ambitiously features two translations, five articles, and four comments. The translations include reporting of landmark Chinese cases from 2009 and 2010 by China’s progressive investigative newspaper, the Southern Weekend. The topics covered in the articles include food safety [...]
- The Papahānaumokuākea Precedent: Ecosystem-scale Marine Protected Areas in the EEZ by Alison Rieser
In 2006, the United States designated by presidential proclamation a 362,073 square kilometers protected area around the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, a remote chain of coral atolls, reefs, and islands extending 1200 miles seaward of the U.S.’s fiftieth state. A subsequent proclamation renamed the area Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument to reflect the area’s cultural and spiritual [...]
- Ten Years of Fighting Trafficking: Critiquing the Trafficking in Persons Report through the Case of South Korea by Ayla Weiss
The United States (“U.S.”) took the lead at the beginning of the twenty-first century in the fight against human trafficking with a comprehensive and novel piece of legislation, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (“TVPA”). The TVPA aims to protect trafficking victims, prevent trafficking, and prosecute traffickers domestically and internationally. The portion of the TVPA [...]
- Judging the Successes and Failures of the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia by Seeta Scully
Can the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia (“ECCC”) be considered a success? This question is particularly relevant at this time, when the ECCC has just begun prosecuting its largest case thus far. Four accused persons are currently jointly on trial, facing charges in relation to thousands of witnesses and hundreds of “crime bases” [...]
- Volume 13, Issue 1 is here!
The editors of the Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal respectfully dedicate this issue to Professor Jon M. Van Dyke, who passed away on November 29, 2011. The unexpected loss of Professor Van Dyke has been acutely felt by the students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the William S. Richardson School of Law, as well as [...]