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JAPANESE LAW AND SOCIETY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectLegal Studies
Number & Suffix: 145
Full UC Title: JAPANESE LAW AND SOCIETY 
Transcript Title: JAPAN LAW & SOCIETY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course clarifies the various aspects of the transformation of contemporary Japanese law and society by picking up major topics of general theory of sociology of law, law interpretation and sociology of law, state law and customary law, court functioning, law consciousness, market economics and law, and peculiarity and universality of Japanese law. This lecture provides fundamental knowledge on and a basic understanding of Japanese legal system from comparative legal viewpoint. The course starts with a description of fundamental perspectives in comparative law. Students examine the Japanese legal system from different angles, looking into the basic structure of Japanese government, differences between the pre- and post-war eras, legislation process, the unique character of the relationship between law and society, and recent reforms of Japanese law. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: LAW AND SOCIETY 
Partner University Department: Law 
Partner University Course Number: LAW314E