|授業科目名||特殊講義Ⅱ（International Law From Japanese Perspectives）|
|履修条件||Minimum knowledge of basic international law desired but not obligatory.|
|科目の目的・到達目標||At the end of the course, students will be expected to understand the basic characteristics of Japanese international legal theory and practice.|
|授業の概要||The Course Structure:
The course will deal with some of the major international law problems concerning Japan:
Topics will include Japan’s historical experience with international law, International Law in Japanese Diplomacy , International Human Rights Law in Japan, Japan’s Territorial Disputes, International Law and culture, Law of the Sea, State (Non) Recognition, International Dispute Settlement and so forth. Key concepts and cases in these topics will be introduced and discussed in English. We will focus on the basic ideas, rules, important precedents and cases.
01 Introduction to the course & A very short general introduction to international law
―"De-centralized" nature of International Law ~the basics of Jurisdiction
II International Law in Japanese Legal System – Part 1
02 Acceptance and Application of International Law
①Relations between International Law and Domestic Law（General Theory)
②Effect of International Law in the Domestic Legal System(Case of Japan)
03 Application of International Law by Japanese Courts - Case Study
①in the Case of Treaty
②in the Case of Customary International Law
04 Implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea （UNCLOS）in Japan
III. International Law in Japanese Legal System – Part 2
05 Regulation on Navigation of Foreign Vessels in Japan
06 Diplomacy and its Democratic Control
①Procedure of the conclusion of Treaties
②State recognition and Diplomatic Relations
07 The Protection of the Marine Environment and Japan
IV. Problems of International Human Rights Law in Japan
08 Implementation of international human rights treaties in Japan
09 Major human rights issues in Japan from global perspectives
10 Facts and defects on refugee recognition law in Japan
V. Various Problems
11 Territorial Disputes between Japan and Her Neighbor Countries
12 International Responsibilities of Japanese Corporations
13 International Dispute Settlement: Comparative Case Studies
VI. Wrap up & responses
14 International Law from my country’s (or my own) perspective:: Presentation by participants
|評価方法||Grading will be based on class attendance(20％), active participation in class discussion(20％) and a final paper explained below(60％). Minimum attendance(80%) is required for getting any grading.
Participants must submit to professor, by the end of the semester, a paper of approximately 6000 English words, which is related to any topics included in the above parts of this book.
|テキスト・参考文献等||Handout and/or reading materials will be provided for each topic.
For those who need a basic knowledge of international law in English:
Lowe,Vaughan, International Law: A very short Instruction (Oxford Univ.Pr,< Very short introductions ser.>,2016) might be a handy and convenient Introduction.
References ; Iwasawa, Y.," Domestic Application of International Law", Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law Vol.378,(2016) pp.9-262.; Yanagihara,M. "Significance of the History of the Law of Nations in Europe and East Asia", Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law, Volume.371(2015); The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law(Oxford Univ.Pr.)
|授業外の学習活動||Questions and request for instruction will be dealt with after each class.|