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East Asia’s Renewed Respect for the Rule of Law in the 21st Century: The Future of Legal and Judicial Landscapes in East Asia

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Edited by: SetsuoL Miyazawa, Weidong Ji, Fukurai Hiroshi, Kay-Wah Chan, Matthias Vanhullebusch

ISBN13: 9789004274198
Published: March 2015
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £131.00

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This volume showcases the most recent research on the future of the legal and judicial landscape in East Asia and its renewed respect for the rule of law in the 21st century. The book features research on emerging judicial stratifications in the legal profession; war crimes and their legacies in the post-colonial era; citizens' participation in the justice system; gender, law, legal culture and profession as well as environmental justice.

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Other Jurisdictions , Asia
Foreword: Asia’s Changing Legal and Judicial Landscape
Tom Ginsburg
List of Contributors
List of Figures and Tables
Setsuo Miyazawa, Weidong Ji, Hiroshi Fukurai, Kay-Wah Chan and Matthias Vanhullebusch

Part 1 Emerging Judicial Stratifications in Legal Profession
The Development and Prospect of Legal Aid in China’s Criminal Trial
Weimin Zuo
Stratification or Diversification? 2011 Survey of Young Lawyers in Japan
Setsuo Miyazawa, Atsushi Bushimata, Keiichi Ageishi, Akira Fujimoto, Rikiya Kuboyama and Kyoko Ishida

Part 2 War Crimes and Their Legacies in the Post-Colonial Era
Justice Delayed: Post-Colonial Hauntings in the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Hybrid Court System
Yvonne Y. Kwan
“Post-Colonial” Legal Interpretation in Macau, China: Between European and Chinese Influences
Denis de Castro Halis
The Right to Truth and the Legacies of World War II: A Way Forward for China?
Matthias Vanhullebusch

Part 3 Citizens’
Participation in the Justice System
China’s Lay Participation in the Justice System: Surveys and Interviews of Contemporary Lay Judges in Chinese Courts
Zhuoyu Wang and Hiroshi Fukurai
What’s Happening in the Jury Room? Analyzing Shadow Jury Deliberation in Korea
Jae-Hyup Lee, Jisuk Woo, June Woong Rhee, Jeong Min Choi and Hyunki Shin
Outlook and Contents of the “Civil Tribunal System” as Proposed by the Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA)
Harumi Takebe

Part 4 Gender and Law
Changes in Gender Composition and the Future of Gender Balance in the Legal Professions in Korea
Haesook Kim
Gender, Law and Legal Professions in China
Xiaonan Liu

Part 5 Environmental Justice and Legal Culture
China’s Past, Present and Future Approach to Climate Change
Patricia Blazey and Xiangbai He
Thailand’s Climate Policy and Law in the Making: Can the Tradition of Thai Civil Law Cope with Climate Governance?
Kridtiyaporn Wongsa
Legal Instrumentalism in China: The Case of Hukou Legislation in Beijing and Shenzhen
Qiqi Fu and Paola Pasquali
Invisible People, Pollution, and Places: Nuclear Contamination on the Tibetan Plateau, Himalayan Rivers, and Water Users
Abigail Brown

Author Index
Subject Index