The Continuing Struggle for Citizen Participation and Democracy
Series: Routledge Law in Asia
Trial by jury is not a fundamental part of the Japanese legal system, but there has been a recent important move towards this with the introduction in 2009 of the lay assessor system whereby lay people sit with judges in criminal trials. This book considers the debates in Japan which surround this...
To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge
From Confrontation to Global Partnership
This book presents a comprehensive overview of EU-Japan relations from 1970 to the present. It charts developments over the period, analyses key specific areas of importance to the relationship, and concludes by assessing how the relationship is likely to develop going forward. Throughout, the book...
Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge