Peter A Allard School of Law


Recent Publications by CALS Faculty

Pitman B. Potter

Shigenori Matsui

  • Shigenori Matsui, Nihonkoko Kenpo, "Japanese Constitutional Law" 4th Edition, (Tokyo: Yuhikaku 2022) 
  • Shigenori Matsui, Pandemic: COVID-19 and the Public Health Emergency, (2021) 38:2 Arizona J. Int’l & Comp. L. 142-200
  • Shigenori Matsui, "Hyougen no jiyuu ni mamoru kachi wa aruka [Freedom of Expression: Is It Still Worth Protecting?]" (Yuhikaku 2020), pp387. (examination of hate speech, terrorist facilitation speech, revenge porn, fake news, right to be forgotten and other contemporary topics)
  • Shigenori Matsui, "Judicial Review of Restrictions on Constitutional Rights in Japan: Highly Ad Hoc, Contextualized and Deferential, in Po Jen Yap ed, Proportionality in Asia" (Cambridge 2020), at 140
  • Shigenori Matsui, "Law and Disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan" (Routledge 2019)
  • Shigenori Matsui, "Is Law Killing the Development of New Technologies?: Uber and Airbnb in Japan", 25 Boston U. J. Science & Technology L 100 (2019)
  • Shigenori Matsui, "Amerika kenpo nyumon [Introduction to American Constitution] (8th ed. Yuhikaku 2018)
  • Shigenori Matsui, "Hanzai kagaisha to hyougen no jiyu: Son of Sam ho wo kangaeru [Criminal Offenders and Freedom of Expression: ”Son of Sam Law” and the Crime Victims "(Iwanami 2018)
  • Shigenori Matsui et al., Hajimeteno houritsugaku [Introduction to Law], 5th ed (Tokyo: Yuhikaku 2017).
  • Shigenori Matsui, Kanada no songenshi/anrakushiho ni tsuite [On Assisted Dying Law in Canada], (2016) 88:9 Horitsujiho 82-91.
  • Shigenori Matsui, “Kanada kara mita France kenpo—Quebec shu toiu dokuji no shakai” [French Constitution from Canadian Perspective: Quebec as a Distinct Society] in Miyoko Tusjimura, ed, Seiji hendo to rikkenshugi no tenkai [Political Change and Development of Constitutionalism] (Tokyo: Shinzansha 2017) 183-213.
  • Shignori Matsui, "T-Rex, Jurassic Park and Nuclear Power: Nuclear Power Plants and the Courts after the Fukushima Nuclear Accident", 42 William & Mary Environmental L & Policy Rev 145 (2017)
  • Shigenori Matsui, “Does It Have to Be a Copyright Infringement?: Live Game Streaming and Copyright” (2016) 24 Texas Intellectual Property L J 215-44.
  • Shigenori Matsui, “The Challenge to Multiculturalism: Hate Speech Ban in Japan” (2016) 49 UBC L Rev 427-84.
  • Shigenori Matsui, “Never Had a Choice and Have no Power to Alter”: Illegitimate Children and the Supreme Court of Japan, Ga J Intern’l and Comp L 577 (2016)

Jie Cheng

  • Jie Cheng, “Paths of Justice” (Book Review), (2019) 27:2 Asia Pacific Law Review, DOI: 10.1080/10192557.2019.1691819
  • Jie Cheng, “The Judiciary and Human Rights in India: A Comparative Study”, (Forthcoming, 2019/2020) Vol. Issue Tsinghua Journal of Rule of Law.
  • Wei Cui, Jie Cheng & Dominika Wiesner, “Judicial Review of Government Actions in China” (2019) 1 China Perspectives 35-44. (English version. The French version has separate pages)
  • Jie Cheng, “Hong Kong’s Constitutional Order under the Asymmetric Governance Structure” (2018) 5 China Law Review 179-186.  (《不对称治理格局下香港的宪制基础与宪法适用》,《中国法律评论》2018年第5期,第179-186页。)
  • Jie Cheng, “A Preliminary Investigation of the Quasi-Constitutional Review System in China” (2018) 36:3 Tribune of Political Science and Law 3-13. (《中国的准违宪审查制度初探》,《政法论坛》2018年第3期。)
  • Jie Cheng, “Executive-Led Government and Hong Kong’s Constitutional Development” in Guobin Zhu, ed, Hong Kong’s Political System Theory and Development (Hong Kong: Hong Kong City University Press, 2017).
  • Jie Cheng, “Central Government and Hong Kong’s Constitutional Development: A Mid-Path Approach” in Guobin Zhu, ed, Hong Kong’s Political System Theory and Development (Hong Kong: Hong Kong City University Press, 2017).
  • Jie Cheng, “Application of Balancing Test in Open Government Information Law” in Lingyun Yu, ed, Open Government Information Practice in China (Beijing: Tsinghua University Press, 2016) 161-174.
  • Jie Cheng, “Qualification Restaint or Economic Control: An Institutional Framework for Abusive FOIA Application” (2017) 2 Tsinghua L J 126-138.
  • Jie Cheng, “Part III Open Government Information Cases” in Beijing Municipal Government Legislative Affairs Office, ed, Beijing Municipal Administrative Reconsideration Cases Selection 2016 (Volume II) (2017) 1-111.

Wei Cui

  • W. Cui,《行将实施的数字服务税》,《财政科学》,2020年第8期,139-151 页 (Chinese translation of “The Digital Services Tax on the Verge of Implementation,” 56(8) Fiscal Science 139-151, 2020).
  • W. Cui and J. Wan, “Decentralizing Legislation in China’s Law on Legislation Amendment,” Hong Kong Law Journal 49(2), 665-696(2019)
  • W. Cui, J. Cheng and D. Weisner, “Judicial Review of Government Actions” (Le contrôle juridictionnel des actions gouvernementales en Chine), China Perspectives/Perspectives chinoises 2019, Issue 1, 29-38 (2019) (symposium in English and French)
  • 艾伦·申克、维克多·瑟仁伊、崔威合著,《增值税比较研究》,熊伟、任宛立译, 商务印书馆2018年 (Chinese translation of A. Schenk, V. Thuronyi and W. Cui, Value Added Tax: A Comparative Approach, published by Commercial Press, 2018)
  • Wei Cui and Zhiyuan Wang, “The Selection of Litigation against Government Agencies: Evidence from a Civil Law System”, online: (2017) Review of Law and Economics.
  • Wei Cui, “Does Judicial Independence Matter? A Study of the Determinants of Litigation Patterns in an Authoritarian Regime” (2017) 38:3 U Pa J Int’l L 941-998.
  • Wei Cui, “The Legal Maladies of ‘Federalism, Chinese-Style’” in Weitseng Chen, ed, The Beijing Consensus? How China Has Changed the Western Ideas of Law and Economic Development and Global Legal Practices (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
  • Wei Cui, “An Academic Viewpoint on Some Fundamental Aspects of the BEPS Project” in Sam Sim and Mei June Soo, eds, Asian Voices: BEPS and Beyond (IBFD, 2017)
  • Wei Cui et al, “Profit shifting determinants of multinationals: evidence from a developing country”, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Working Papers 2017
  • Wei Cui,《提升江苏税收征管效能的国际借鉴研究》(Comparative Research for Enhancing the Tax Administrative Capacity of Jiangsu) (with G. Wei), Jiangsu Tax  Forum (《江苏税苑》) (2017)
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