The International Association of Democratic Lawyers published a new issue of the International Review of Contemporary Law on 23 November 2018. This issue focuses on “The South China Sea Disputes: Current Developments, the Rule of Law and Peace Initiatives.”

The contents of the issue include materials from two conferences convened by IADL and its partners, Japanese Lawyers for International Solidarity (JALISA) and the Russian International Fund ―The Way for Peace, in 2017 in Japan and in 2018 in Russia.

The Editor-in-Chief of the Review is Evelyn Dürmayer. Le Thi Kim Thanh and Marjorie Cohn gathered and edited the materials for this issue, and the publication was designed by Le Khac Quang of the Vietnam Lawyers Association.

The issue includes materials from both conferences, gathered in three focus areas:

1. Developments in the South China Sea since the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s ruling in 2016;
2. The rule of law in the region and infringement of the court’s ruling in the South China Sea; and
3. Peaceful resolutions of and initiatives to resolve the disputes in the South China Sea.

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