The Japanese Way of Justice

Prosecuting Crime in Japan

Author: David T. Johnson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190283785

Category: Social Science

Page: 344

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Criminal proceedings in which people can lose life, liberty, or reputation tell us a great deal about the character of any society. In Japan, it is prosecutors who wield the greatest control over these values and who therefore reveal most clearly the character of the Japanese way of justice. In this book, David T. Johnson portrays Japanese prosecutors at work; the social, political, and legal contexts that enable and constrain their actions; and the content of the justice thereby delivered. Johnson is the first researcher, Japanese or foreign, to gain access to the frontline prosecutors who charge cases and the backstage prosecutors who manage and direct them. He shows that prosecutors in Japan frequently harmonize to imperlatives of justice that Americans often regard as irreconcilable: the need to individualize cases alike. However, their capacity to correct offenders and to obtain contrite, complete confessions from criminal suspects. Johnson argues that this extreme reliance on confessions occasionally leads to extreme efforts to extract them. Indeed, much of the most disturbing prosecutor behavior springs directly or indirectly from the system's inordinate dependence on admissions of guilt. The major achievements of Japanese criminal justice are thus inextricably intertwined with its most notable defects, and efforts to fix the defects threaten to undermine the accomplishments. Clearly written and skillfully argued, this comparative analysis will be of interest to students of Japan, criminology, and law and society. It illuminates unexplored realms in Japan's criminal justice system while challenging readers to examine their assumptions about how crime should be prosecuted in their own systems of criminal justice.
Posted in Social Science

Global Edge

Using the Opacity Index to Manage the Risks of Cross-border Business

Author: Joel Kurtzman,Glenn Yago

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 220

View: 7062

With globalization a reality, companies no longer have a choice about whether to do business across borders. But it contains hidden risks—and firms need strategies and tactics for recognizing and managing those risks. In Global Edge, Joel Kurtzman and Glenn Yago offer two breakthrough tools for better managing the hard-to-see perils of going global. Their CLEAR framework explains the specific—and potentially expensive—challenges businesses face overseas: corruption, the legal system, enforcement policy, accounting standards and governance, and regulatory developments. And the Opacity Index (a proprietary tool updated online for readers) measures how countries are ranked relative to each CLEAR factor, so companies can balance their exposure. Drawing on a decade of fieldwork with companies and governments, the authors present a new way to anticipate, analyze, and manage hidden global business risks. In an age when a systematic understanding of global risks is still in its infancy, this insightful and practical guide takes the subject from the realm of academic interest and plants it squarely in management circles.
Posted in Business & Economics

The Japanese Way of Justice

Prosecuting Crime in Japan

Author: David Ted Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Criminal courts

Page: 1216

View: 2519

Posted in Criminal courts

Book review digest

Author: H.W. Wilson Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Books

Page: N.A

View: 443

Posted in Books

Sociological Abstracts

Author: Leo P. Chall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sociology

Page: N.A

View: 7108

CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.
Posted in Sociology

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 4915

Posted in American literature

Criminal justice and social control

a Japanese-American comparative study

Author: Susan Carol Holmberg Okubo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 784

View: 2753

Posted in Law

American Doctoral Dissertations

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Dissertation abstracts

Page: N.A

View: 9965

Posted in Dissertation abstracts

A Cross-national Comparative Study of Police

Criminal Investigative Policies and Practices in the U.S. and South Korea

Author: Yung Hyeock Lee

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Criminal investigation

Page: 412

View: 2427

Posted in Criminal investigation

Restorative Justice in Context

Author: Elmar G. M. Weitekamp,Hans-Jürgen Kerner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135999236

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 3134

This book brings together a selection of papers originally presented and discussed at the fourth international restorative justice conference, held at the University of Tübingen. The contributors include many of the leading authorities in the burgeoning field of restorative justice, and they provide a comprehensive review of developing international practice and directions, and the context in which restorative justice practices are developing. Restorative Justice in Context moves beyond a focus on restorative justice for juveniles to a broader concern with the application of restorative justice in such areas as corporate crime, family violence and the application of restorative justice in cases of extreme violent crimes. The contexts examined are drawn from Europe, North America, Australasia and Japan. leading world authorities analyse international case studies reflecting the growth of restorative justice worldwiderapidly expanding area of interest
Posted in Social Science

The Crime Conundrum

Essays on Criminal Justice

Author: Lawrence Meir Friedman,George Fisher

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 210

View: 1751

When crime spikes upward, as it did after World War II, we wonder whether to blame the institutions of criminal justice. Today, crime appears to be falling sharply, and we wonder whether to credit those same institutions. In this collection of essays, fifteen leading historians, sociologists, criminologists, and legal scholars examine the capacity of the criminal justice system to contain the plague of crime. The essays explore what we can learn from our past errors and ask how social theories and empirical data can help to shape the anti-crime policies of the future.
Posted in Social Science

Modern Trends in Tort Law

Dutch and Japanese Law Compared

Author: E. H. Hondius

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789041111562

Category: Law

Page: 308

View: 5489

This work contains the proceedings of the Second Conference on Dutch-Japanese Law, which took place at the University of Utrecht in August 1996. The doctrine of tort law was chosen as the central theme for this Conference. The meaning of tort law has been extended to such a degree that socially accepted responsibilities are attributed to specifically determined natural and legal persons. This book elaborates on various modern trends in tort law, such as: Medical Liability Traffic Liability Product Liability Environmental Liability. A comparison with the Japanese legal system provides interesting insights into this particular issue, because the Japanese system is of a dualistic nature. Besides being based on a strong legalistic tradition, there is also the widespread tradition of socially accepted custom. By studying the development of the law in both Japan and the Netherlands, existing links are strengthened and new contacts between Dutch and Japanese academic lawyers are established.
Posted in Law

Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 3174

Posted in American literature

Books in Print

Author: R.R. Bowker Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 8281

Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
Posted in American literature

Samurai William

ein englischer Navigator im Dienste des Shōgun

Author: Giles Milton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783939062080

Category:

Page: 333

View: 2592

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Abkürzungsverzeichnis der Rechtssprache

Author: N.A

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110927365

Category: Law

Page: 782

View: 4841

The Kirchner book deciphers more than 9,000 abbreviations of German legal terminology. There is hardly any legal text without abbreviations. And not only lawyers must know what they mean. Every citizen who wants to understand legal texts comes across these word fragments.
Posted in Law

Das Schwarzbuch des globalisierten Verbrechens

Drogen, Waffen, Menschenhandel, Geldwäsche, Markenpiraterie

Author: Moisés Naím

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783492047906

Category: Crime and globalization

Page: 405

View: 2723

Report, der zeigt wie die globalen Netzwerke der illegalen Wirtschaft arbeiten und Strategien auflistet wie der Krieg gegen diese Form des organisierten Verbrechens gewonnen werden kann.
Posted in Crime and globalization

Nürnberger Prozess gegen die Hauptkriegsverbrecher vor dem Internationalen Militärgerichtshof, Nürnberg, 14. November 1945-1. Oktober 1946

Author: Hermann Göring,Christian Zentner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946

Page: 128

View: 8367

Trial against H.W. Goring, R. Hess, J. von Ribbentrop, R. Ley, W. Keitel, E. Kaltenbrunner. A. Rosenberg, H. Frank, W. Frich, J. Streicher, W. Funk, H. Schacht, G. Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, K. Donitz, E. Raederder, B. von Schirach, F. Sauckel, A. Jodl, M. Bormann, F. von Papen, A. Seyss-Inquart, A. Speer, C. von Neurath, and H. Fritzsche, individually and as members of any groups or organizations to which they belonged.
Posted in Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946