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The complete collection of articles and abstracts for the Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal is available in the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library digital archives.

Volume 19  |  Issue 3  |  June 2010

TRANSFORMATION OF LAND RIGHTS IN INDONESIA: A MIXED PRIVATE AND PUBLIC LAW MODEL

Daryono
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 417

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LEGAL LIABILITY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS: THEIR IMPACT ON WORLD AGRICULTURE

Kanchana Kariyawasam
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 459

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THE EMERGENCE OF HOLLYWOOD GHOSTS ON KOREAN TVS: THE RIGHT OF PUBLICITY FROM THE GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Hyung Doo Nam
19 Pac. Rim. L. & Pol'y J. 487

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PUBLIC WELFARE, ARTISTIC VALUES, AND THE STATE IDEOLOGY: THE ANALYSIS OF THE 2008 JAPANESE SUPREME COURT OBSCENITY DECISION OF ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE

Yuri Obata
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 519

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MORI V. JAPAN: THE NAGOYA HIGH COURT RECOGNIZES THE RIGHT TO LIVE IN PEACE

Translation by Hudson Hamilton
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 549

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THE MISAPPLICATION OF LEUNG KWOK HUNG IN HONG KONG: AUTHORIZING THE RATIONALITY REQUIREMENT FOR TEXTUALLY ABSOLUTE RIGHTS

Albert Connor Buchman
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 565

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THE DISPLACED RESIDENTS' RIGHT TO RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: TOWARD AND EQUITABLE URBAN REDEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH KOREA

Jihye Kim
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 587

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CLIMATE REFUGEES REQUIRE RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: GUARANTEEING ADEQUATE LAND ASSETS THROUGH TREATIES BASED ON THE NATIONAL ADAPTATION OF PROGRAMMES OF ACTION

Holly D. Lange
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 613

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Volume 19  |  Issue 2  |  April 2010

Barricades and Checkered Flags: An Empirical Examination of the Perceptions of Roadblocks and Facilitators of Settlement Among Arbitration Practitioners in East Asia and the West.

Shahla F. Ali
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 243

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Islam, the State, and the Constitutional Court in Indonesia

Simon Butt
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 279

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Fee Simple Estate and Footholds in Fishing: The Australian High Court's Formalistic Interpretation of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act

Heather Ahlstrom Coldwell
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 303

The coast of the Northern Territory in Australia boasts some of the world's best fishing and hosts a lucrative commercial fishing industry. The Northern Territory is also home to over 50,000 Aboriginal people who rely on these waters for their subsistence and livelihood. However, the Aboriginal population is effectively barred from participating in the commercial fishing industry by Territory regulations and economic disadvantage.

In July 2008, ten years of litigation over access to coastal waters adjoining Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory culminated with the High Court's decision in Northern Territory of Australia v. Arnhem Land Aboriginal Trust. The High Court recognized that the Aboriginal landowners had estates in fee simple to the tidal waters adjoining their land. While the High Court recognized the boundaries of Aboriginal lands extend over intertidal land, it did not analyze the potential conflict between property interests of the Aboriginal landowners and those rights conferred by a fishing license. This limitation was partially based on the Court's ruling that a license issued under the Northern Territory's Fisheries Act, without more, does not grant permission to enter and take fish from the Aboriginal intertidal waters. However, the decision left open the possibility that the Northern Territory could enact new legislation or amend the Fishing Act in order to augment the Territory's authority to regulate in the granted intertidal waters. This comment argues that unless the Northern Territory acts in accordance with Aboriginal best interests and in cooperation with Aboriginal landowners, such future legislation would likely conflict with Commonwealth law enacted for the benefit of the Aboriginal population.

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Bank Privatization in Vietnam: Examining changes to Management in Vietnam's New Banking Law, Decree No. 59/2009/ND-CP

George B. Radics
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 331

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Hong Kong's Discriminatory Air Time: Family Viewing Hours and the Case of Cho Man Kit v. Broadcasting Authority

Lauren E. Sancken
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 357

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Disproportionate Disenfranchisement of Aboriginal Prisoners: A Conflict of Law that Australia Should Address

Megan A. Winder
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 387

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Volume 19  |  Issue 1  |  January 2010

Curbing Rent-Seeking and Inefficiency with Broad Takings Powers and Undercompensation: The Case of Singapore from a Givings Perspective

Jianlin Chen
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 1

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Why Did China Reform Its Death Penalty?

Kandis Scott
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 63

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Did Dr. Abe Sell His Soul? The Defamation Case in Japan's HIV-Tainted Blood Scandal

Kawakami v. Sakurai translated by Rebecca R. Carlson
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 81

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Certain Opinions of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party [and the] State Council on Promoting the Stable Development of Agriculture and Continuing to Increase Farmers' Income in 2009

Translated by Tobias Damm-Luhr
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 103

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A Current Review of Chinese Land-Use Law and Policy: A "Breakthrough" In Rural Reform?

Robin Dean and Tobias Damm-Luhr
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 121

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Balancing Security and Growth: Defining National Security Review of Foreign Investment in China

Eric Jensen
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 161

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An Examination of the Philippines' Anti-Terror Law-Suaviter in Modo, Fortiter in Re

Brent H. Lyew
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 187

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An Ill Wind: Air Pollution in the Pearl River Delta

Caitlin Morray
19 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 217

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