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NCJ Number: 44175 Find in a Library
Title: JAPANESE LEGAL SYSTEM - INTRODUCTORY CASES AND MATERIALS
Editor(s): H TANAKA; M D H SMITH
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 980
Sponsoring Agency: University of Tokyo Press
Hollywood, CA 90028 Japan
Sale Source: University of Tokyo Press
Enforcement and Social Justice
1551 N La Brea
Hollywood, CA 90028
United States of America
Language: English
Country: Japan
Annotation: THE TEXT SERVES AS AN INTRODUCTION FOR NON-JAPANESE PERSONS TO THE GENERAL STRUCTURE OF JAPANESE LAW BY PRESENTING CASES AND OTHER MATERIALS IN ENGLISH.
Abstract: THE TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE AN OUTLINE OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL SYSTEM, THE 'LEGAL PROCESS' IN JAPAN, THE DEVELOPMENT OF JAPANESE LAW SINCE 1867, THE ROLE OF LAW AND LAWYERS IN JAPANESE SOCIETY, COURTS AND PROCEDURE, THE PROFESSION, CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY SINCE 1867, JUDICIAL REVIEW, THE 'RENUNCIATION OF WAR' CLAUSE, CONSTITUTIONAL GUARANTEE OF HUMAN RIGHTS, AND RESEARCH IN JAPANESE LEGAL MATERIALS. SUPPORTING TABLES, BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES, AND AN INDEX ARE APPENDED.
Index Term(s): Japan; Jurisprudence; Reference materials
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