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Waseda Bulletin of Comparative Law Vol.31-36

No.31-36

No.36 (2018.01)

Item Title Author pages
Article Using Equity Reasons to Evaluate Mitigating Circumstances -An Explanation of Sentencing Principles- Matsuzawa, Shin 1-12
Developments in 2016 [Major Legislation & Treaties] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 17-20
2. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Ishijima, Mai 20-25
3. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro and Yamazaki, Masatada 25-30
4. Labor law / Social Security Law Kikuchi, Yoshimi, Koga, Shuhei 30-34
5. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Nakazawa, Yuuka 34-36
Developments in 2016 [Major Judicial Decisions] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 37-40
2. Administrative Law Suto, Shigeyuki and Wagatsuma, Junko 40-48
3. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Kiyuna, Naori 48-55
4. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Nakamoto, Kaori 55-61
5. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro and Yamazaki, Masatada 61-65
6. Labor Law / Social Security Law Kikuchi, Yoshimi, Hayashi, Kentaro 65-70
7. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Nakazawa, Yuuka 71-74
Developments in 2016 [Activities of Academic Societies] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 75-76
2. Law of Property and Obligations Aoki, Noriyuki and Kojima, Yosuke 77-80
3. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Ishijima, Mai 80-81
4. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Nakamoto, Kaori 82-83
5. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 83-85
6. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro and Yamazaki, Masatada 86-87
7. Legal History Harada, Toshihiko and Seki, Yuusuke 87-89
8. Sociology of Law Kurumisawa, Yoshiki and Imaizumi, Yuko 89-90
9. Legal Philosophy Sasakura, Hideo and Moriwaki, Kensuke 91-94
10. Comparative Law Akiyama, Yasuhiro and Utsunomiya, Ryohei 94-104
11. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Nakazawa, Yuuka 104-110
Topics of Japanese Law 2016 [Recent Legislation in Japan] 1. Criminal Regulations Regarding Child Pornography in Japan: Revisions to the Child Pornography Act and Related Issues Amada, Yu 113-117
2. On the Agreement System [under Plea Bargaining] Kawakami, Takuichi 117-122
3. Intellectual Property/Trade Secret Protection: Unfair Competition Prevention Act Revised by Law No. 54 of 2015, effective as of January 1, 2016 Rademacher, Christoph 122-125
4. The 2015 Amendment to the Temporary Agency Work Act: A Fundamental Revision of the Regulatory Scheme Takeuchi-Okuno, Hisashi 125-130
Topics of Japanese Law 2016 [Noticeable Judicial Precedents 1. Petition for a retrial and intervention as an independent party by a third party subject to the effects of a final and binding judgement on a petition concerning the organization of a fraudulent company. Nakamoto Kaori 131-135
2. Supreme Court judgement on the constitutionality of Article 750 of the Civil Code, which requires a husband and wife to adopt the surname of either spouse at the time of marriage. Supreme Court Grand Bench, December 16, 2015, 69 (8) MINSHU 2586 Hashimoto Yuki 135-145
3. The case in which a part of Article 733 (1) of the Civil Code, stipulating a prohibition period for remarriage specific to women, was ruled as unconstitutional. Final ruling on December 16, 2015 Supreme Court Civil Casebook (MINSHU), Vol. 69, No.8, p.2427 Kanazawa Takashi 145-148
Topics of Japanese Law 2016 [Current Topics of Japanese Law] 1. Medical Services Crises in Prisons Konishi Tokikazu 149-151
2. Why Do Female Lawyers Get Less? Ishida Kyoko 151-155
3. Argument for the Exclusion of Civil Litigation from Nuclear Power Plant Suto Shigeyuki 155-158
4. So-called “Kaketsuke-keigo” in PKO Nakazawa Yuuka and Furuya Shuichi 158-162

No.35 (2017.01)

Item Title Author pages
Article Transmission de la monnaie scriptural par voie du virement bancaire en droit privé japonais Shibazaki, Satoru 1-21
Developments in 2015 [Major Legislation & Treaties] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 27-30
2. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro and Yuhara, Shinichi 30-31
3. Labor law / Social Security Law Kikuchi, Yoshimi and Hayashi, Kentaro 31-36
4. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Seta, Makoto and Nakazawa, Yuuka 36-38
Developments in 2015 [Major Judicial Decisions] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 39-43
2. Administrative Law Suto, Shigeyuki and Fukuda, Kenji 44-49
3. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Ishijima, Mai 49-60
4. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Tanahashi, Yohei 60-66
5. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro and Yuhara, Shinichi 66-68
6. Labor Law / Social Security Law Kikuchi, Yoshimi and Hayashi, Kentaro 69-74
7. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Seta, Makoto and Nakazawa, Yuuka 75-79
Developments in 2015 [Activities of Academic Societies] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 81-82
2. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Ishijima, Mai 83-84
3. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Tanahashi, Yohei 84-85
4. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 85-87
5. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro and Yuhara, Shinichi 87-89
6. Labor Law / Social Security Law Kikuchi, Yoshimi and Hayashi, Kentaro 89-90
7. Legal History Harada, Toshihiko and Shimizu, Yu 90-91
8. Sociology of Law Kurumisawa, Yoshiki and Imaizumi, Yuko 92-93
9. Legal Philosophy Sasakura, Hideo and Moriwaki, Kensuke 93-96
10. Comparative Law Akiyama, Yasuhiro and Utsunomiya, Ryohei 97-108
11. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Seta, Makoto and Nakazawa, Yuuka 108-112
Topics of Japanese Law 2015 [Recent Legislation in Japan] 1. Provisions for Restricted Stock as Deductible Expenses Watanabe, Tetsuya 115-117

No.34 (2016.01)

Item Title Author pages
Article Developments in the Legal Termination of Pregnancies in Japan Mari MANABE-HONDA 1-12
Judicial Control over Social State Activities in Japan and Meaning of Equality Rights Hiroshi Nishihara 13-24
A Reflection About the Introduction of Non-Traditional Trademarks Roberto Carapeto 25-60
Developments in 2014 [Major Legislation & Treaties] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 65-70
2. Administrative Law Suto, Shigeyuki and Fukuda, Kenji 70-72
3. Law of property and Obligation Saigusa, Kenji and Uchida, Akira 72-74
4. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Kitada, Mari 75-80
5. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro 80-82
6. Social Security Law Kikuchi, Yoshimi and Hayashi, Kentaro 82-87
7. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Seta, Makoto and Nakazawa, Yuuka 88-91
Developments in 2014 [Major Judicial Decisions] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 93-96
2. Administrative Law Suto, Shigeyuki and Fukuda, Kenji 96-101
3. Law of Property and Obligations Saigusa, Kenji and Uchida, Akira 101-105
4. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Ishijima, Mai 105-111
5. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Tanahashi, Yohei 111-120
6. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro and Yuhara, Shinichi 120-123
7. Social Security Law Kikuchi, Yoshimi and Hayashi, Kentaro 124-129
8. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Seta, Makoto and Nakazawa, Yuuka 130-134
Developments in 2014 [Activities of Academic Societies] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 134-137
2. Law of Property and Obligations Saigusa, Kenji and Uchida, Akira 137-140
3. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Ishijima, Mai 140-141
4. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Tanahashi, Yohei 142
5. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 142-145
6. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro and Yuhara, Shinichi 145-146
7. Labor Law/Social Security Law Kikuchi, Yoshimi and Hayashi, Kentaro 146-148
8. Legal History Harada, Toshihiko and Tsukahara, Yoshihisa 148-149
9. Sociology of Law Kurumisawa, Yoshiki and Imaizumi, Yuko 149-151
10. Legal Philosophy Sasakura, Hideo and Moriwaki, Kensuke 151-155
11. Comparative Law Akiyama, Yasuhiro and Adachi, Yuichi 155-165
12. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Seta, Makoto and Nakazawa, Yuuka 165-169
Topics of Japanese Law 2014 [Recent Legislation in Japan] 1. Reform of Insider Trading Regulations Wakabayashi, Yasunobu 173-175
2. Prohibition of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities in Employment Asakura, Mutsuko 175-177
3. Revision of the Administrative Appeal Act Hitomi, Takeshi 177-179
Topics of Japanese Law 2014 [Noticeable Judicial Precedents] 1. Payment of guarantee obligation, made after a guarantor has inherited principal obligation, can interrupt the extinctive prescription of the principal obligation Shiraishi, Dai 180-182
Topics of Japanese Law 2014 [Current Topics of Japanese Law] 1. Amendment to the Company Law and Corporate Governance Reform of Listed Companies Nakamura, Nobuo 183-187
2. In Remembrance of Professor Seok In Huang Urakawa, Michitaro 187-189

 

No.33 (2015.01)
Item Title Author pages
Article Judicial Review in Japan and its Problems Koji Tonami 1-11
Developments in 2013 [Major Legislation & Treaties] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 17-20
2. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Kitada, Mari 21-23
3. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Tanahashi, Yohei 23-28
4. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 28-31
5. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro and Yuhara, Shinichi 31-33
6. Labor Law/ Social Security Law Kikuchi, Yoshimi and Hayashi, Kentaro 33-38
7. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Seta, Makoto and Hirami, Kenta 38-40
Developments in 2013 [Major Judicial Decisions] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 41-48
2. Administrative Law Suto, Shigeyuki and Fukuda, Kenji 48-53
3. Law of Property and Obligations Saigusa, Kenji and Uchida, Akira 53-60
4. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Ishijima, Mai 60-67
5. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Tanahashi, Yohei 67-72
6. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 72-75
7. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro and Yuhara, Shinichi 75-79
8. Labor Law/ Social Security Law Kikuchi, Yoshimi and Hayashi, Kentaro 79-84
9. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Seta, Makoto and Hirami, Kenta 84-88
Developments in 2013 [Activities of Academic Societies] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Moriguchi, Chihiro 89-90
2. Law of Property and Obligations Saigusa, Kenji and Uchida, Akira 90-93
3. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Kitada, Mari 94-95
4. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Tanahashi, Yohei 95-96
5. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 96-98
6. Commercial Law Kuronuma, Etsuro and Yuhara, Shinichi 98-100
7. Labor Law/ Social Security Law Kikuchi, Yoshimi and Hayashi, Kentaro 100-101
8. Legal History Harada, Toshihiko and Tsukahara, Yoshihisa 101-102
9. Sociology of Law Kurumisawa, Yoshiki and Imaizumi, Yuko 102-105
10. Legal Philosophy Sasakura, Hideo and Moriwaki, Kensuke 105-109
11. Comparative Law Akiyama, Yasuhiro and Adachi, Yuichi 109-119
12. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi, Seta, Makoto and Hirami, Kenta 119-122
Topics of Japanese Law 2013 [Recent Legislation in Japan] 1. The Japanese 24 hour Rule for Imported Cargo, Effective March 10, 2014 Tsubaki, Koji 125-126
2. Accession to the Hague Convention (Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction) and Establishment of Domestic Acts of Such Convention Uchida, Yoshiatsu 126-129
3. The Use of Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) on Board Japanese Flagged Vessels Seta, Makoto 129-133
4. Act of Partial Revision of the Establishment of the National Security Council of Japan and a Related Act Hiromi, Masayuki 133-137
Topics of Japanese Law 2013 [Noticeable Judicial Precedents] 1. Supreme Court Judgment on the Qualification for Claim Concerning Action for Future Performance Matsumura, Kazunori 138-141
2. Railway Accidents and the power of prosecution Kitagawa, Kayoko 141-143
Topics of Japanese Law 2013 [Current Topics of Japanese Law] 1. Great East Japan Earthquake and Economic Revitalization of Enterprises and Individuals Kato, Tetsuo 144-147

 

No.32 (2014.01)
Item Title Author pages
Article Strengthening the Child Guidance Functions in the Child Welfare System: Toward Early Solutions for Child Maltreatment and Delinquency Cases Konishi, Tokikazu 1-10
Developments in 2012 [Major Legislation & Treaties] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Shirono, Kazunori 15-18
2. Law of Property and Obligations Saigusa, Kenji and Uchida, Akira 18-19
3. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Kitada, Mari 19-23
4. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 23-26
5. Commercial Law Toriyama, Kyoichi and Ishikawa, Satomi 26-28
6. Labor Law Ishida, Makoto and Suzuki, Toshiharu 28-31
7. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi and Seta, Makoto 31-33
Developments in 2012 [Major Judicial Decisions] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Shirono, Kazunori 35-44
2. Law of Property and Obligations Saigusa, Kenji and Uchida, Akira 44-51
3. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Kitada, Mari 51-55
4. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Miyashita, Maiko 55-59
5. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 59-62
6. Commercial Law Toriyama, Kyoichi and Ishikawa, Satomi 62-67
7. Labor Law Ishida, Makoto and Suzuki, Toshiharu 67-69
8. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi and Seta, Makoto 69-73
Developments in 2012 [Activities of Academic Societies] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Shirono, Kazunori 75-76
2. Law of Property and Obligations Saigusa, Kenji and Uchida, Akira 76-80
3. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Kitada, Mari 80-81
4. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Miyashita, Maiko 81-82
5. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 82-85
6. Commercial Law Toriyama, Kyoichi and Ishikawa, Satomi 85-86
7. Labor Law Ishida, Makoto and Suzuki, Toshiharu 86-87
8. Legal History Harada, Toshihiko and Tsukahara, Yoshihisa 87-88
9. Sociology of Law Kurumisawa, Yoshiki and Imaizumi, Yuko 88-91
10. Legal Philosophy Sasakura, Hideo and Moriwaki, Kensuke 91-95
11. Comparative Law Akiyama, Yasuhiro and Adachi, Yuichi 95-106
12. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi and Seta, Makoto 106-109
Topics of Japanese Law 2012 [Recent Legislation in Japan] 1. Failure of Establishment of Charter for the Rights of Taxpayers Suto, Shigeyuki 113-115
2. Introduction to a New Legislation —the Law on Family Affairs Procedures Honma, Yasunori 115-118
Topics of Japanese Law 2012 [Noticeable Judicial Precedents] 1. Treatment of the Commercial Retention of Lien on Bills in Civil Rehabilitation Proceedings Kawanaka, Hiroyoshi 119-121
2. Supreme Court Judgment on the Treatment of Subrogation Rights by Performance under the Bankruptcy Proceedings Yamamoto, Ken 121-123
3. Condominium Legal System in Japan and Current Movement Kamano, Kuniki 123-127
4. Report on Litigation Involving the World Heritage Site at Tomo-no-ura Hioki, Masaharu 127-129
5. Intermediate Omission Registration for the Purpose of Restoration of the True Registration Name Oba, Hiroyuki 129-132
6. Introduction of Important Case Law Nakagawa, Taketaka 132-135
7. The Treatment of Liability to Refund Overpayment in Case of Assignment of Operating Assets of the Moneylender Yamashiro, Kazuma 135-138
8. Supreme Court Decision on the ‘Winny’ Case Shimada, Soichiro 138-141
9. Appropriation of Excess Payment to the Principal —In the Case of Multiple Debts Yoshida, Katsumi 141-144
10. Decision of the Supreme Court Clarifying that PTSD is Included in ‘Injury’ under the Penal Code Sugimoto, Kazutoshi 144-147
Topics of Japanese Law 2012 [Current Topics of Japanese Law] 1. Molestation Case and Presumption of Innocence Mizushima, Asaho 148-150
2. Recent Developments Concerning Corporate Takeover Rules in Japan Watanabe, Hiroyuki 150-152
3. Introduction to the Findings of the Survey on Civil Proceedings Users in Japan in 2011 Sugawara, Ikuo 152-159

 

No.31 (2013.01)
Item Title Author pages
Developments in 2011 [Major Legislation & Treaties] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Shirono, Kazunori 5-8
2. Law of Property and Obligations Saigusa, Kenji and Yanagi, Keiko 9-11
3. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Kitada, Mari 11-17
4. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Miyashita, Maiko 17-20
5. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 21-24
6. Commercial Law Toriyama, Kyoichi and Ishikawa, Satomi 24-25
7. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi and Seta, Makoto 25-29
Developments in 2011 [Major Judicial Decisions] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Shirono, Kazunori 31-39
2. Law of Property and Obligations Saigusa, Kenji and Yanagi, Keiko 39-44
3. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Kitada, Mari 44-49
4. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Miyashita, Maiko 49-52
5. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 52-56
6. Commercial Law Toriyama, Kyoichi and Ishikawa, Satomi 56-60
7. Labor Law Ishida, Makoto, Kuroiwa, Yoko and Akimoto, Yoko 60-68
8. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi and Seta, Makoto 69-73
Developments in 2011 [Activities of Academic Societies] 1. Constitutional Law Mizushima, Asaho and Shirono, Kazunori 75-76
2. Law of Property and Obligations Saigusa, Kenji and Yanagi, Keiko 77-79
3. Family Law Tanamura, Masayuki and Kitada, Mari 80-81
4. Law of Civil Procedure and Bankruptcy Kato, Tetsuo and Miyashita, Maiko 81-82
5. Criminal Law and Procedure Konishi, Tokikazu 82-84
6. Commercial Law Toriyama, Kyoichi and Ishikawa, Satomi 84-86
7. Labor Law Ishida, Makoto, Kuroiwa, Yoko and Akimoto, Yoko 86-87
8. Legal History Harada, Toshihiko and Tsukahara, Yoshihisa 87-88
9. Sociology of Law Kurumisawa, Yoshiki and Imaizumi, Yuko 88-91
10. Legal Philosophy Sasakura, Hideo and Moriwaki, Kensuke 91-95
11. Comparative Law Akiyama, Yasuhiro and Adachi, Yuichi 95-104
12. International Law and Organizations Furuya, Shuichi and Seta, Makoto 104-107
Topics of Japanese Law 2011 [Recent Legislation in Japan] 1. Rights Offering and Amendments to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act Wakabayashi, Yasunobu 111-112
2. Latest Legislation on Civil Procedure Laws Kawanaka, Hiroyoshi 112-114
3. New Procedures for Gathering Evidence on Computer Crimes Ogawa, Yoshiki 114-115
4. The Act to Amend Parts of the Penal Code and Other Statutes for Dealing With the Sophistication of Information Processing (related to amendments to the Penal Code) Sugimoto, Kazutoshi 116-117
5. Revision of the Civil Code Provisions Related to the Restriction on Parental Authority Harada, Ayako 118-120
6. English-language Disclosure and Amendment to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act Wakabayashi, Yasunobu 120-121
7. Act on Special Measures Concerning Renewable Energy Electric Procurement by Operators of Electric Utilities Kojima, Megumi 122-123
Topics of Japanese Law 2011 [Noticeable Judicial Precedents] 1. Supreme Court Judgment in the KimigayoCase Kanazawa, Takashi 124-125
2. Trend of Recent Precedents for Civil Procedure Laws Kawanaka, Hiroyoshi 126-127
3. Supreme Court Judgment in the Seibu-Railway Corporation Case Wada, Munehisa 127-129
4. Constitutionality of Lay Judge System (Judgment by Grand Bench of the Supreme Court on November 16, 2011) Kawakami, Takuichi 129-132
Topics of Japanese Law 2011 [Current Topics of Japanese Law] 1. Civil Matters Concerned with Great Tohoku Earthquake Yamanome, Akio 133-135
2. Treaty between Japan and the Kingdom of Thailand on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons and on Co-operation in the Enforcement of Sentences Sugimoto, Kazutoshi 135-137

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