Achievements

PUBLICATION

In English

Book: International Human Right To Conscientious Objection To Military Service And Individual Duties To Disobey Manifestly Illegal Orders, Springer 2008.

Essay: Disobeying Manifestly Illegal Orders, Peace Review, vol. 18, no. 4, (October-December, 2006)

Article: Big Fish and Small Fish Debate: An Examination of the Prosecutorial Discretion, International
Criminal Law Review, vol. 7 (2007)

Article:’Reconsidering the Meaning and Actuality of the Legitimacy of the International Criminal Court’ Amsterdam Law Forum, vol. 4, no. 2 (May 2012) pp. 3-15

‘In Search of a Workable Division of Labor between National and International
Criminal Jurisdictions’ Frontiers of Law in China, vol. 7, no. 2 (June 2012) pp.225-243

‘Prosecutorial Discretion in International Criminal Justice: Between Fragmentation and Unification’, in Larissa van den Herik & Carsten Stahn (eds.), The Diversification and Fragmentation of International Criminal Law, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2012, pp. 633-656.

Research Note: ‘An Analysis of Legitimacy Discourses in International Criminal Justice through Comparative Research on the ICC and the ECCC’, Journal of International Law and Diplimacy (Kokusaiho Gaiko Zassi), vol. 112, No. 1 (May 2013) pp.56-79

Book Note: “Yi, Ping (2013) ​Sensou to heiwa no aida [Between War and Peace]​, Oslo: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher. xii + 259 pp.” Journal of Peace Research, posted online

‘Unmannned Aerial Vehicles: Humanization from International Humanitarian Law’, Wisconsin International Law Journal, vol. 32, no. 3 (2014) pp. 521-546.

‘易平「戦争と平和の間 発足期日本国際法学における『正しい戦争』の観念とその帰結」、YI Ping, Sensou to Heiwa no Aida: Hossokuki Nihon Kokusaihougaku ni okeru ‘Tadashii Sensou’ no Gainen to sono Kiketsu , Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 2013’ Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law , volume 4, issue 1 (2015) pp. 205-210 .

The Asian Region and the International Criminal Court‘, in Yumiko Nakanishi (ed.), Contemporary Issues in Human Rights Law: Europe and Asia, Springer, 2017, pp. 107-125.

‘Positive Complementarity’, Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law, 2019, posted online.

In Japanese

Research Note: The Temporal Jurisdiction of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, The Hitotsubashi Journal of Law and International Studies, vol. 5, no. 2 (July 2006)

The Concept of Joint Criminal Enterprise in International Criminal Law, The Hitotsubashi Journal of Law and International Studies, vol. 6, no. 2-3 (July and November 2007)

The Principle of Equality of Arms in International Law, The Kyushu International University Law Journal, vol. 15, no. 2 (December 2008)

The Prosecutorial Discretion in Japan and the International Criminal Court, The Kyushu International University Law Journal, vol. 15, no. 3, (March 2009)

The International Criminal Court’s Decision on the Prosecutor’s Application for Arrest Warrant for Mr. Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir, The Kyushu International University Law Journal, vol. 16, no. 3, (March 2010)

The International Criminal Court and Universal Jurisdiction, The Kyushu International University Law Journal, vol. 17, no. 1, (July 2010)

The Achievements and Problems of Review Conference of the International Criminal Court, the Kyushu International University Law Journal, vol. 17, no. 2, (December 2010)

Book reviews: Sato Hiromi, The execution of Illegal Orders and International Criminal Responsibility, the Journal of International Security, vol. 39, no. 1 (June 2011)

Case Note: the Pre-Trial Chamber II’s Decision Authorising the Prosecutor to Commence an Investigation, the Journal of International Human Rights Law Association, Human Rights International (November 2011)

Hitomi Takemura & Yoshihiro Tanaka, ‘Participating in the First General Assembly of Global Young Academy’, Trends in the Sciences, vol. 16, no. 10 (October 2011)

Global Risk and International Law: Focusing on the SPS Agreement, The Kyushu International University Law Journal, vol. 18, no. 1-2 (December 2011)

The Current Situation and Issues surrounding the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia — From the Standpoint of Legitimacy Building in International Criminal Justice, The Kyushu International University Law Journal, vol. 18, no. 3 (March 2012)

Participating in the 2012 LSA Annual Meeting in Honolulu, the Sociology of Law, vol.77 (2012)

Some Legal Issues on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Journal of law and political science (Kitakyushu Shiritsu Daigaku hou-sei ronshu), vol. 40, no. 4 (March 2013) pp. 203-241

The Content of the Duty of States to Cooperate with the International Criminal Court and its Legal Bases (1), the Journal of the Faculty of Foreign Studies Aichi Prefectural University, Area Studies and International Relations, no. 47 (March 2015) pp. 235-271.

The Content of the Duty of States to Cooperate with the International Criminal Court and its Legal Bases (2), Bulletin of the Graduate School of International Cultural Studies Aichi Prefectural University, no. 16 (March 2015) pp. 111-136.

The Function and Challenges of the International Criminal Court, Rekishi Chiri Kyouiku, issue 837 (July 2015) pp. 119-127.

Keiko Ko and Hitomi Takemura (trans.): Claus Kress, ‘Germany and the Crime of Aggression’, Journal of International Law and Diplomacy, vol. 114, no. 2 (August 2015)  pp. 25-44.

‘Immunities of Heads of State and Other State Officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction : Delineating Their Contours and Their Relationships with International Criminal Jurisdiction’, The Journal of International Law and Diplomacy, vol. 114, no. 3 (November 2015) pp. 251-279.

‘Is Escaping the Best Solution?: Extradition of Fugitives’ in Koichi Morikawa, Tadashi Mori, Naoki Iwatsuki, Iwao Fujisawa and Tomofumi Kitamura (eds.), Kokusaiho de Sekai ga Wakaru (Iwanami, 2016) pp. 126-136

‘Case Note: Destruction of World Heritage as a War Crime in the Prosecutor v. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi: Admisson of Guilt by the Defendant and the Judgment of the ICC, 27 September 2016’ The Hitotsubashi Journal of Law and International Studies Vol.16,No.2 (July 2017) pp. 201-225

‘An Analysis of the Cases from the Viewpoint of International Human Rights Law: the European Court of Human Rights Judgment in the case of Al-Saadoon & Mufdhi v. United Kingdom and Judgments by the High Court and the Court of Appeals of the England and Wales in the Case of Al-Saadoon & Others v. Secretary State for Defence’, Review of European Law, No. 3 (August 2017) pp. 73-104

‘The Prosecutorial Strategy and the Duties of States for the Effective Implementation of the International Criminal Court Statute System’, Kokusaiho Kenkyu [Tokyo Review of International Law], No. 6 (March 2018) pp. 21-45

Study Group on the International Law Commission, ‘The 69th Session of the UN International Law Commission’, the Journal of International Law and Diplomacy, vol. 116, no. 4 (January 2018) pp. 87-128
(Writing the sections of ‘Succession of States in respect of State Responsibility’ and ‘Conclusion’)

‘The Genealogy of the Codification of the Crimes against Humanity’, the Horitsu Jiho, vol. 90, no. 10 (September 2018) pp. 29-34

’Judicial Review of the Refugee Status Determination for the Four Syrians: a Case Note for the Judgment by the Tokyo District Court on 20 March 2018’, Shin Hanrei Kaisetsu Watch (12 October 2018)

‘Legitimacy and Effectiveness of the International Criminal Court’, The Hitotsubashi Journal of Law and International Studies (November 2018) pp. 79-94

‘The Asian Region and the International Criminal Court’, in Yumiko Nakanishi (ed.), Jinnkennho no Gendaiteki Kadai (Horitsu Bunkasha, 2019) pp. 129-144

’Judicial Review of the Refugee Status Determination for the Four Syrians’, Shin Hanrei Kaisetsu Watch, vol. 24 (2019) pp. 281-284

‘The Cessation Clause of the Refugee Convention and the Judgment of Compulsory Recognition of Refugee Status’, Jurist, vol. 1531, Heisei 30 Nendo Juyo Hanrei Kaisetsu (2019) pp. 276-277

PRESENTATION

Presentation of “Recent Trends in Prosecutorial Discretion and Forum Selection for International Criminal Justice” at the International Conference on “Regionalizing International Criminal Law” University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 20 August 2006

Presentation of “Reopening the Big Fish Small Fish Debate – An Examination of the Prosecutorial Discretion of the Ad Hoc and Hybrid International Criminal Tribunals” at the Eighth Annual Student Conference 2007 on “International Criminal Accountability” University of Nottingham, Nottingham, the United Kingdom, 24 February 2007

Presentation of “Rights and Duties of the Individual to disobey Manifestly Illegal Orders under International Law” at the International Conference on “War, Virtual War and Human Security” hosted by the Interdisciplinary-Net, Budapest, Hungary, 5 May 2007

Presentation of “A Critical Analysis of Positive Complementarity” at the XVth International Congress of Social Defence, as a competitor for the Cesare Beccaria Award for Young Researchers, Toledo, Spain, 22 September 2007

Presentation of “Rights and Duties of the Individual to Disobey Manifestly Illegal Orders under International Law” at Peace Movements in the Cold War and Beyond: An International Conference, London School of Economics, 31 January – 2 February 2008

Presentation of “Impartiality and Prosecutorial Discretion in International Criminal Justice” (a selected paper) at the 12th Biennial Joint Conference between Kyushu Association of International Law and Yongnam Society of International Law, Seinan Gakuin University, Fukuoka Japan 28 March 2009.

Presentation of “The Meanings and Problems of the Notion of Prosecutorial Discretion – Mainly from the Perspective of the International Criminal Court — ” the 112th Japanese Society of International Law, the Autumn Session, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan 11 October 2009.

Presentation of “What the Young Academy is” Science Council of Japan, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan 4 March 2010.

Presentation of ‘Increasing Importance of Workable Division of Labour between National and International Criminal Jurisdictions’ funded by Oslo University, Conference: The Creation of International Law: An Exploration of Normative Innovation, Contextual Application, and Interpretation in a Time of Flux, Oslo, Norway 6-7 August 2010

Presentation of ‘The Achievements and Problems of the Review Conference of the International Criminal Court’ the 106th meeting of the Kyushu Branch of Criminal Law Society of Japan, Kyushu University, 30 October 2010

Presentation of ‘The Definition and Conditions of Exercise of Jurisdiction of the Crime of Aggression’ 22nd Session of the International Human Rights Law Association of Japan, Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan, 14 November 2010

Presentation of ‘The Achievements and Problems of the Review Conference of the International Criminal Court’ the 150th meeting of Kyushu International Law Association, Kyushu University, 18 December 2010

Presentation of ‘In Search of a Workable Division of Labour between Universal and International Criminal Jurisdictions’, the Third Biennial Conference of the Asian Society of International Law, 26-27 August 2011

Presentation of ‘Reconsidering the Meaning and the Actuality of Legitimacy of the International Criminal Court’ 2012 International Conference on Law and Society, Honolulu, Hawaii, 5 June 2012

Presentation of ‘An Exploration of the Meaning of Legitimacy in International Criminal Justice: Focusing on the ECCC and the ICC’ 156th meeting of Kyushu International Law Association, Kyushu University, 7 July 2012

Presentation of ‘The Privileges and Immunities of Heads of State and Senior State Officials’ the Research Group on the Crime of Aggression, JMSDF Staff College, 29 July 2012

Presentation of ‘Exploring the Contours of the Legitimacy of International Criminal Justice — Focusing on the ICC and the ECCC’ The 2012 Joint Conference of JSIL and KSIL, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan, 6 October 2012.

Workshop Rapporteur: ‘Revisiting the Concept of Joint Criminal Enterprise’, the 11th Workshop ‘Conceptualizing International Criminal Law and the International Criminal Court’, the 91st meeting of the Criminal Law Society of Japan, Chuo University, 26 May 2013.

Presentation:’An Introduction to the ICC Legal Tools’, the Research Group of the Aoyama Gakuin University Research Institute, Aoyama Gakuin University, 12 June 2013.

Presentation:’Immunity of State Officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction: its Relationships between the ICC, State Parties and Non-State Parties’, the Research Group on the Crime of Aggression, Osaka University, 22 September 2013.

Presentation:’Immunity of State Officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction: its Relationships between the ICC, State Parties and Non-State Parties’, the 116th Japanese Society of International Law, Shizuoka Convention & Arts Center “GRANSHIP”, Shizuoka, Japan, 14 October 2013

Workshop Rapporteur: ‘The Developments and Some Problems of the Concept of Joint Criminal Enterprise at the ICTY’, the ICC Study Group of the International Human Rights Law Association of Japan, Nagoya University, Japan, 24 November 2013

Presentation of ‘10 Years of the ICC — Clarification of the indicia of the effectiveness of international criminal trials’, the 162nd meeting of Kyushu International Law Association, Seinan Gakuin University, 14 December 2013

Presentation of ‘Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Humanization from International Humanitarian Law’, the University of Wisconsin Law School, WILJ Annual Symposium, the United States of America, 4-5 April 2014

Presentation of ‘The Contents of the Duties of States to Cooperate with the International Criminal Court and their Legal Bases’, Aichi Research Group of International Law, Nanzan University, Nagoya campus, 28 June 2014

Presentation of ‘The History of the Defense of Superior Orders and Its Intersection with International Human Rights Law’, Historical Origins of International Criminal Law, the Imperial Hotel New Delhi, India, 29 November 2014

Presentation of ‘The Effectiveness of the International Criminal Court and the Duties of States to Cooperate’, the 168th Meeting of Kyushu International Law Association, Seinan Gakuin University, 4 July 2015

Presentation of ‘The Prosecutorial Strategy and the Duties of States for the Effective Implementation of the International Criminal Court Statute System’, the 370th Todai Kokusaiho Kenkyukai, the University of Tokyo, 1 October 2016

Workshop Rapporteur: ‘An Overview of Recent Trends in the Activities of the Assembly of States Parties: the Amendments to the Rules of Procedure and Evidence and the Rome Statute’, the ICC Study Group of the International Human Rights Law Association of Japan, Hosei University, Japan, 13 November 2016

Presentation of ‘A Summary and an Examination of the International Criminal Court Trial Chamber’s Judgment in the Case of Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi of 27 September 2016’, the 174th Meeting of Kyushu International Law Association, Seinan Gakuin University, 17 December 2016

Presentation of ‘The Asian Region and the International Criminal Court’, EUSI Symposium ‘Human Rights Issues in Europe and Asia’, Hitostubashi Hall, Tokyo, Japan, 30 January 2017

Presentation of ‘Analyses of Cases from the viewpoints of Int’l Human Rights Law, Int’l Humanitarian Law and Int’l Criminal Law: the ECtHR Judgment in the case of Al-Saadoon & Mufdi v. United Kingdom and Judgments by the High Court and the Court of Appeals of the England and Wales in the case of Al-Saadoon & Others v. Secretary State for Defence’, the Hitotsubashi University Research Group of EU Law, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan, 15 April 2017

Presentation of ‘The Summary of the 69th Session of the United Nations International Law Commission (Group Presentation)’, the International Law Research Group of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 20 October 2017

Presentation of ‘Codification and Progressive Development of International Criminal Law at the 69th Session of the United Nations International Law Commission’, the Research Group of International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, 17 December 2017

Presentation of ‘Inconvenient Truths about the Identification of Customary International Law in International Criminal Law’, the Honourable Shigeru Oda Commemorative Lecture, the 118th Japanese Society of International Law, Sapporo Covnetion Center, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 4 September 2018

Presentation of ‘Legal Issues surrounding the Situations in Myanmar and Palestine’, the 1st meeting of the International Criminal Court Practice Research Group, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 19 October 2018

Other Activities

Member of Japanese Society of International Law, American Society of International Law, Criminal Law Society of Japan, International Human Rights Law Association, the Japanese Association of Sociology of Law, Kyushu International Law Association

Special Affiliate Member of Science Council of Japan, A member of Young Academy Committee, January 2010-September 2011

Work Programme of Global Young Academy, “Founding National Young Academies and the Global Scientists Young Academy” Berlin, Germany 14-16 February 2010

First General Assembly of Global Young Academy, Berlin, Germany, 21-23 March 2011

One of the Outreach leaders of Global Young Academy (2011-2012)

Panelist of the Panel Discussion after the Screening of the Film ‘Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today’, Aoyama Gakuin University, 24 November 2012

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