Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal

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.

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.

2019 – 2020 Asian Pacific Law & Policy Journal

Executive Board & Staff Editors

Brian Wild

Executive Editor
Zack Naqvi

Executive Publications Editors
Michael Louis

Toan Nguyen

Managing Editor
Justin Homma

Senior Editors
Norman Capinpin

Thomas Christensen
Rachel Goldberg
Christopher Han
Jennifer Maruyama
Ashllyn Melo-Pang
Ian Tapu

Staff Editors
Terina Faagau

Kristin Fujiyama
Kira Goo
Rocky Hadley
Ethan Higa
Henderson Huihui
Yun Kim
Kamrie Koi
Alika Luague
Steven Mewha
Devon Miller
Katie Pham

Faculty Advisors
Mark Levin
Melody K. MacKenzie
Ronald Brown

Volume 21, Issue 2

Editor's Note Special Dedication Articles Jongsok Choi, How to Develop an International Arbitration Industry in South Korea` Sabrina Kamakakaulani Gramberg, Piliʻōlelo: E Ahona Kānaka I Ke O‘a Kānāwai Brandon Marc Higa, Unpacking Okinawa’s “Suitcase Murder”:...

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