APLPJ

The Asian-Pacific Law and Policy Journal (APLPJ) is a web-based, American legal journal covering issues in Asia and the Pacific Rim.

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

The 2017 – 2018 Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
Alicia Fung

Executive Editor
Franklin Troy Fegurgur

Executive Publications Editor
Jill Uehara

Managing Editor
Brandon Singleton

Senior Editors
Lisa Engebretsen
Anita H. Hurlburt
Andrew Kiyuna
Dwane Tegman

Staff Editors
Taylor Brack
Sabrina Rose Kamakakaulani Gramberg
Brandon Marc Higa
Dominic Jancaterino
Jenifer Jenkins
Melody Kaohu
Nathaniel Mueller
Reyn Ono
Evan Oue
Robert Jones
Tyler Saito
Leo Shimizu
Casey Shoji
Miranda Steed
Elise Swain

Faculty Advisors
Mark Levin
Avid Poai
Ronald Brown
Melody Mackenzie

APLPJ Volume 19, Issue 1

Editor's Note Translation Koji Higashikawa, Japan’s Hate Speech Laws: Translations of the Osaka City Ordinance and the National Act to Curb Hate Speech in Japan Articles Jisuk Woo and Justin D. Levinson, Diversity, Dialogue, and Deliberation: An Empirical...

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