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- Bombs in Paradise: A Legal, Social, and Political Discussion of Militarization in the Pacific
The Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal (APLPJ) is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of its Spring 2015 symposium entitled “Bombs in Paradise: A Legal, Social, and Political Discussion of Militarization in the Pacific.” The symposium was held on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the William S. Richardson School of Law and it was free and open to the public. The one-day […]
- 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 […]
- Bridging the Gap?: The Role of Regional and National Human Rights Institutions in the Asia Pacific by Carole J. Petersen
Although the United Nations has been encouraging the development of regional human rights mechanisms for decades, there is still no regional human rights commission or human rights court in the Asia Pacific region. The lack of such a mechanism is often attributed to the region’s vast size and to the diversity of political, economic, and religious […]