Presented at a conference held at Cornell Law School on April 10, 2004.
This article provides a general description of the legal system of Japan. It further discusses aspects of legal education and legal practice in that country.
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Legal Systems, Japan
Gono, Junko; Hibino, Mitsutaka; Hinokawa, Koh; Kamiya, Sonosuke; Maki, Hirofumi; Nishiyama, Shigeki; Osajima, Hirotoshi; Oshima, Masahiro; and Yamauchi, Yurika, "Overview of Legal Systems in the Asia-Pacific Region: Japan" (2004). Overview of Legal Systems in the Asia-Pacific Region (2004). Paper 7.