Law and Justice in a Globalized World
Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Law and Justice
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The book consists of a selection of papers presented at the Asia-Pacific Research Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities. It contains essays on current legal issues in law and justice, and their role and transformation in a globalizing world. Topics covered include human rights, criminal law, good governance, democracy, foreign investment, and regional integration. The conference focused on Asia and the Pacific, two regions where law has taken an important position in creating and shaping the regional integrations, new legal institutions, and norms. This reconfirms the idea that the legal system is extremely important in the global world. This book provides new insights and new horizons on how law and justice took part in globalizing human interaction, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.
Table of Contents
Law. Law and Islamic Science. Intellectual Property Law. Labor Law. Natural Resources Law. State Finance Law. Governance. International Trade Law. Economic Law. Human Rights Law. Judicial Practices. Criminal Justice System.
Harkristuti Harkrisnowo is a Professor at the Faculty of Law, Universitas Indonesia, who obtained her master and doctoral degree from Sam Houston State University. Her main interest is Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Criminology and Human Rights. She contributed in various books, e.g. Theory and Application of A Common World , Support for Victims of Crime in Asia (2007) and various journals. She was a member and in a number of occasions the head of Government of Indonesia delegation to the UN treaty bodies mechanisms e.g. UPR, CEDAW, CRC, CAT and CERD. Today she is in the Drafting Team of the Indonesian Criminal Code and she serves also as the Acting Executive Director of Human Rights Resource Center, a Jakarta-based think-thank focusing on human rights issues in ASEAN.
Hikmahanto Juwana is a Professor at the Faculty of Law Universitas Indonesia. He studied law at Universitas Indonesia, Keio University, and University of Nottingham. His interests include international law, human rights, international trade law, air and space law. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Melbourne, National University of Singapore and Nagoya University Japan. He has served in many government committees at national and international levels. He has published articles in journals such as Asia Business Law Review, Singapore Journal of International and Comparative Law, Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law as well authored several books.
Yu Un Oppusunggu is a lecturer at Faculty of Law Universitas Indonesia. He studied law in Universitas Indonesia, Leiden University, and the University of Washington. His interests include private international law, international business law, and comparative law. He has served as legal expert for a number of governmental bodies. Representing Indonesia, he is a member of the Commission on Asian Principles of Private International Law (CAPPIL). He is the co-author of an entry on Indonesia in Jürgen Basedow, Gisela Rühl, Franco Ferraru and Pedro Alberto de Miguel Asensio (eds.), Encyclopaedia of Private International Law (2016).