Supreme Court of Japan

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  • The On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women

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    analyze the current Japanese situation by using various literatures, not only works of feminist scholars such as Petchesky (1985) and Norgen (2001), but also works of cultural anthropologist scholars such as Burnlund (1989). As Okin argues, even though Japan has a different cultural background from other developed countries, especially Western countries, cultural exception should not be adopted (1998, p.38). I agree on her argument, therefore, I do not intend to discuss that the conclusion of CEDAW ignores

  • Japan 's Legal System : Japan Essay

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    Systems in the Asia-Pacific Region: Japan,” is based on the civil law tradition, with its biggest historical influences being the civil codes of France and Germany as well as United States law (7). Though considered a civil law country, one key aspect of Japan’s judiciary goes against the standard template for a civil law legal system. Unlike other civil law based countries, Japan’s highest court, as explained by Jun-Ichi Satoh in his article, “Judicial Review in Japan: An Overview of the Case Law and

  • The Pros And Cons Of The Liberal Democratic Party

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    control of the party, hence losing control of the government. This temporary loss of power gave reformers a chance at changing the Japanese political structure to include two main parties that regularly alternate power. In 2009 the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) won the majority seats. The LDP took back the majority in 2012. During DPJ’s tenure in power, the devastating 2011 Japanese earthquake occurred. When Prime Minister Noda Yoshihiko pushed through a controversial sales tax consumption increase

  • Political Profile : Japan

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    Political Profile: Japan A. Government Structure: Government background: The government of Japan is a constitutional monarchy. This means that the power of the Emperor is limited and is relegated primarily to ceremonial duties. In many other states in Japan, the government is divided into three branches the Executive branch, the Legislative branch, and the Judicial branch, which was established in the Constitution of Japan. The Constitution defines the government to be in a unitary form of a parliamentary

  • Theodore Roosevelt's Influence On Japanese Internment Camps

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    send Japanese to internment camps around the states. The attack on Pearl Harbor made the sentiment against Japanese flare up to where farmers and other citizens complained to the government about “safety issues” with Japanese that were still loyal to Japan, and that led to the Executive Order being signed. This executive order allowed the United States government to copy the cruelties of Nazi concentration camps. The Japanese were taken from their homes and jobs and got placed in camps where they were

  • Dbq Essay On Checks And Balances

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    also check these actions of the other two branches. The Supreme Court can declare that a law, treaty, or an executive action is unconstitutional. Basically, the system of Checks and Balances is to balance out each branch and limiting each branch’s power. (Page 162 9.2) Document 3 is an example of how

  • South Korea 's Legal Tradition

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    The next nation that will be discussed is South Korea, whose legal tradition finds its origins from Japan, but is now becoming more American in nature due to increased globalization. Korea’s legal tradition was first established 4,300 ago when the Gojoseon dynasty created its own statutory law, heavily influenced by Confucianism and China’s legal system (SpringerLink and Yŏn 'guwŏn 2). (note that during the retelling of South Korea’s history, the nation will be referred to as Korea until the point

  • The Current Japanese Justice System

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    to the perception of the purpose of a justice system based on history and differences in culture. Japan: Pre- World War II “Modern” Japan is predominantly known as the Meiji Era in 1868. Before this era, Tokugawa governments (between 1503 and 1868) adopted Confucianism and were mostly based on dogmas of social hierarchy and harmony. (Henderson, 1965). These dogmas forced potential accusers in a court to withhold litigation against wrongdoers and preserve societal harmony. This system viewed advents

  • Powers Of Powers

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    Japan runs under a Constitutional Monarchy, however, like the US, they do have 3 branches of government. One of the main similarities between the US and Japan is the supreme court. Both supreme courts are the highest law of the land, and both assume very similar powers, such as judicial reviews, and declaring acts unconstitutional. Also similar to the

  • In This Essay I Am Going To Compare And Contrast The Governments

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    compare and contrast the governments of Japan and Mexico. I want to analyze the effects and ramifications of political institutions within these countries. This essay will contain but is not limited to discussing the following institutions: electoral systems, legislative structures, and parties, executives, and federalism and subnational units. I would like to begin by discussing the government of Japan. The Emperor of Japan is not merely the emblem of Japan, but he is granted the power to propagate