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Author Foote, Daniel H
Title Law in Japan : A Turning Point
Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2008
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Descript 1 online resource (710 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction and Overview Japanese Law at a Turning Point -- Part I: The Legal System and the Law's Processes -- 1. New Knowledge Concerning Japan's Legal System before 1868, Acquired from Japanese Sources by Western Writers since 1963 -- 2. Criminal Trials in the Early Meiji Era-with Particular Reference to the Ukagai/Shirei System -- 3. Law, Culture, and Conflict Dispute Resolution in Postwar Japan -- 4. The Development of an Adversary System in Japanese Civil Procedure -- 5. The Japanese Judiciary Maintaining Integrity, Autonomy, and the Public Trust -- 6. The Rise of the Large Japanese Business Law Firmand Its Prospects for the Future -- 7. The Legislative Dynamic: Evidence from the Deregulation of Financial Services in Japan -- 8. Legal Education -- Part II: The Individual, the State, and the Law -- 9. Ongoing Changes in the Infrastructure of a Constitutional System From "Bureaucracy" to Democracy -- 10. The Constitution of Japan: "Pacifism" and Mass Media Freedom -- 11. Development of the Concepts of Transparency and Accountability in Japanese Administrative Law -- 12. The Politics of Transparency in Japanese Administrative Law -- 13. The Development of Criminal Law in Japan since 1961 -- 14. Globalization and Japanese Criminal Law -- 15. Criminal Justice in Japan -- 16. Litigation, Administrative Relief, and Political Settlement for Pollution Victim Compensation: Minamata Mercury Poisoning after Fifty Years -- 17. Medical Error, Deception, Self-Critical Analysis, and Law's Impact: A Comparative Examination -- Part III: The Law and the Economy -- 18. Reexamining Legal Transplants The Director's Fiduciary Duty in Japanese Corporate Law -- 19. Japan's "Era of Contract" -- 20. From Security to Mobility? : Changing Aspects of Japanese Dismissal Law
21. Concentrated Power The Paradox of Antitrust in Japan -- 22. The Changing Roles of the Patent Officeand the Courts after Fujitsu/TI -- 23. The Reform of the Japanese Tax System in the Latter Half of the Twentieth Century and into the Twenty-first Century -- 24. Some Observations on the Japanese Tax Systemat the Beginning of the Twenty-first Century -- 25. Insolvency Law for a New Century Japan's Revised Framework for Economic Failures -- Appendix A: Dan Fenno Henderson-A Tribute -- Apendix B: Selected Writings of Dan Fenno Henderson -- Contributors -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Foote, Daniel H. Law in Japan : A Turning Point Seattle : University of Washington Press,c2008 9780295987316
Subject Law -- Japan -- History.;Justice, Administration of -- Japan -- History
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