Special Online Issue

Introduction

This special online issue is a repository of expert legal opinions and articles espousing the Philippine claim in the territorial dispute between the Republic of the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China over the West Philippine Sea. Drawing from principles of international law, this continuing issue aims to provide a comprehensive portfolio of articles with the purpose of influencing academic and political discourse as well as crafting legal arguments that will enable the country to defend its territorial claims in the area.

Note Verbale

Notification and statement of claim on West Philippine Sea

Remarks of Justice Antonio T. Carpio on the Launching of the Philippine Law Journal Website

Remarks of Chinese Embassy Spokesperson Hong Lei (19 February 2013)

Call for Papers

The Philippine Law Journal has launched a special online issue on the current territorial dispute between the Republic of the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China over the West Philippine Sea. This continuing issue intends to provide legal articles that will raise public awareness regarding the legal aspect of the dispute and to feature arguments in support of the Philippine claim. In connection, we welcome legal articles, comments, book reviews, and the like, on this particular topic.

To be considered for publication, please send contributions to the following address: plj@up.edu.ph.