Published as part of Butterworth's "Legal Systems of the World" series, this volume examines the Japanese legal system. Topics include Japanese law in comparative legal studies, the reception of foreign law in Japan, the sources of Japanese law as well as individual aspects of Japanese law.
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About the Author
Hiroshi Oda is the Sir Ernest Satow Professor of Japanese Law at the University of London (University College), a professor of the College d'Europe (Brugge), and consultant to Herbert Smith, solicitors. He is a graduate of the Law Faculty of the University of Tokyo, held a chair of Soviet Law there and was granted a LL.D before moving to London. He has held various visiting positions including visiting professorship at Cornell Law School (US). He is also a qualified attorney in Japan and practices Japanese and Russian law in London and Tokyo.
Table of ContentsIntroduction. The history of Japanese Law. Sources of Japanese Law. Administration of justice. Legal profession. Protection of human rights. General principles and rules of civil law. Law of property. Law of obligations. Law of tort. Family law and succession. Intellectual property. Company law. Securities and exchange law. Anti-monopoly law. Civil procedure. Criminal law and procedure. Foreign relation law.