Faculty Notes

Prof. Julian Ku’s Opinio Juris Post Quoted in Japan Times Story on China’s Campaign Against Japan Over South China Sea Ruling

Julian Ku, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty Director of International Programs

China puts Japan in cross hairs with blistering, sustained attack over alleged role in sea ruling
By Jesse Johnson
The Japan Times
Aug. 2, 2016


Julian Ku, a professor of constitutional law at Hofstra University in New York, said the claims by Liu — who like Yanai is on a United Nations roster of arbitrators available for appointment by the PCA — were “outrageous on so many levels.”

“There is no evidence, and Liu cites none, that any government other than the Philippines paid the arbitrators,” Ku wrote on Opinio Juris, an online forum discussing international law and international relations.

Read the full article at japantimes.co.jp.