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Rule of Law Series (March 2015)

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  1. Kyoko Hamakawa, "Issues on the Title of the Senkaku Islands: Analysis of the Viewpoints of Japan and China"
    Originally published as 濱川今日子 「尖閣諸島の領有をめぐる 論点―日中両国の見解を中心に」『調査と情報-Issue Brief』 No. 565、国立国会図書館調査及び立法考査局、 2007年2月、1-10頁

  2. Yasuo Nakauchi, "Issues Surrounding the Senkaku Islands and the Japan-China Relationship: A History from Japan's Territorial Incorporation to the Present Day and Contemporary Issues"
    Originally published as 中内康夫 「尖閣諸島をめぐる問題と日中関係:日本の領土編入から今日までの経緯と今後の課題」『立法と調査』334号、参議院事務局企画調整室、2012年、69-84頁

  3. Toshio Okuhara, "Territorial Sovereignty over the Senkaku Islands"
    Originally published as 奥原敏雄 「尖閣列島の領有権」『現代の法律問題―時の法を探る―』法学書院、1979年、237-260頁

  4. Kentaro Serita, "The Senkaku Islands"
    Originally published as 芹田健太郎 「尖閣」国際法事例研究会『日本の国際法事例研究(3)領土』、慶應通信、1990年、149-164頁

  5. Ayano Shimabukuro, "The Circumstances Surrounding the 'Letter of Appreciation' as Seen from the Documentary Records of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs"
    Originally published as 島袋綾野 「外務省記録文書に見る『感謝状』のいきさつ」『石垣市立八重山博物館紀要』第22号、2013年、63-76頁

  6. Susumu Takai, "The Alleged Title over the Island of Takeshima Invoked by the Republic of Korea"
    Originally published as 髙井晉 「韓国の竹島領有論」防衛法学会編『防衛法研究』第37号、2013年、51-67頁

  7. Takashi Tsukamoto, "An Outline of the Territorial Dispute over Takeshima"
    Originally published as 塚本孝 「竹島領有権問題の経緯【第三版】」『調査と情報-Issue Brief-』No. 701、国立国会図書館調査及び立法考査局、2011年2月、1-10頁 

  8. Arata Yokokawa, "Takeshima" 
    Originally published as 横川新 「竹島」国際法事例研究会『日本の国際法事例研究(3)領土』慶應通信、1990年、165-183頁