The Rule of Law in Japan. A Comparative Analysis - 3rd Revised Edition / Edition 3

The Rule of Law in Japan. A Comparative Analysis - 3rd Revised Edition / Edition 3

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The Rule of Law in Japan. A Comparative Analysis - 3rd Revised Edition / Edition 3

Since publication of the first edition, practitioners who deal with Japanese law have put great store in this major work, which systematically compares U.S. law and Japanese law across all the major fields of legal practice. Japan's legal system has changed dramatically since the publication of the Second Revised Edition as a consequence of Legislation and
Supreme Court decisions in such diverse areas as public law (including administrative,
election, constitutional and criminal law) as well as private law (including custody, assisted reproduction technology, labor law, discrimination, corporate governance, civil litigation,
This new edition follows the same comparative structure as formerly, but fully updates the coverage with the many changes currently in place or in process in Japanese law today while adding new chapters on Freedom of Expression and Conflict of Laws. Author Carl
Goodman-an internationally known authority with extensive experience in international practice, university teaching in both Japan and the U.S., and U.S. government servicetakes expert stock of these new developments, including the following:

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ISBN-13: 9789041141255
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Publication date: 12/07/2012
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 642
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author. Preface. CHAPTER 1 Introduction. CHAPTER 2 Foundations of the Legal System. CHAPTER 3 Constitutional Ideology. CHAPTER 4 The Legal Profession. CHAPTER 5 The Judiciary. CHAPTER 6 Treaties. CHAPTER 7 Freedom of Expression. CHAPTER 8 Equality and Issues of Discrimination. CHAPTER 9 Family Law and Issues of Modern Science that Affect the Family. CHAPTER 10 Article 9: Renunciation of War—Military Power and Responsibility. CHAPTER 11 Separation of Church and State. CHAPTER 12 Contracts. CHAPTER 13 Corporate Matters. CHAPTER 14 Civil Litigation. CHAPTER 15 Conflict of Laws. CHAPTER 16 Criminal Law. CHAPTER 17 Administrative Law. CHAPTER 18 Unifying Factors. CHAPTER 19 Conclusion. Table of Japanese Cases. Table of United States Cases. Index. Table of Contents.

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