514
LWPA
Law & Society in Japan

UH Mānoa Catalog Description

An extended historical review of the foundations of Japanese law in society: Japan's adoption and adaptation of Chinese legal doctrines, continental European legal structures and ideas, and American influences. Consideration of the structure of contemporary law in Japan: a look at the various players in the legal system, some important legal doctrines, and the real-world operation of Japan's laws today.

Credit(s) for this CRN

3

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

No

Certificate(s)

Pacific-Asian Law

Category

International Law/PALS

Textbooks

AUTHORITY WITHOUT POWER
Author: Haley
ISBN: 9780195092578
This book is recommended.
Year Published: 1994
Publisher: Oxford University Press
THE CIVIL LAW TRADITION
Author: Merryman and Perez-Perdomo
Edition: 3rd
ISBN: 9780804755696
This book is recommended.
Year Published: 2007
Publisher: Stanford University Press

Exam Information

Take-Home Final Exam
CommentsExam to be distributed by professor. Exam due back no later than December 19, 4:00PM.. Return exam via email to Law School Student Services Office, lawexams@hawaii.edu.

Instructor(s)

Office Hours

Tu 3:00p.m. to 4:15p.m.
Or by Appointment Only

Support Specialist

Dana Lum

Class Schedule

M
8:30am - 9:45am
W
8:30am - 9:45am

Dates

August 26, 2013 to December 20, 2013

Classroom

Room 254

Course Reference Number

79735