"By vigorously opposing all unjust and oppressive laws, and by helping restore the principle of the Rule of Law, the Burma Lawyers' Council aims to contribute to the transformation of Burma where all the citizens enjoy the equal protection of law under the democratic federal constitution which will guarantee fundamentals of human rights."
The fourth issue of the Legal Issues on Burma Journal contains six articles within four scopes:
- Federalism and the protection of minority rights - some lessons for a new democratic Burma; (Dr. Venkat Iyer)
- Federalism - the best option for national reconciliation and peace in Burma; (Dr. Thaung Htun)
- Religious freedom in Burma - a devisive and repressive practice of the military regime; (Khin Maung Win)
- Burma and the 1999 Commission on Human Rights; (John Southalan)
- Where to from here? An interview with Professor Josef Silverstein; (Professor Josef Silverstein)
The third issue contains articles on the following matters:
- Drafting a constitution in Burma - Struggle for participatory process; (Burma Lawyers' Council)
- Drafting a constitution in Burma - Lessons from the past; (Prof Josef Silverstein)
- Drafting a constitution in Burma - Pyidaungzu, Federalism and Burman elites; (Chao-Tzang Yawnghwe)
- Burma, Southeast Asia and the road to democratic constitution; (Vitit Muntarbom)
- Convening People's Assembly in Burma - A legal analysis; (Burma Lawyers' Council)
The second issue of the Legal Issues on Burma Journal contains 10 articles.
- Presentation by U Tin Oo
- Rule of law in Burma under SLORC/SPDC
- Myo Myint Nyein and the 21 prisoners' case
- The rule of law and the advocate's role
- The protection of law from the rule of law
- Rule of law or rule of the military regime?
- The rule of law and unjust laws and orders
- The rule of law and retrospective laws
- Just laws required for the rule of law
- The independence of the judiciary