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 Limit

3

Repeat Limit

Not Repeatable

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Assigned Sections

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

No

Certificate(s)

Pacific-Asian Law

Category

International Law/PALS

Tentative Course Rotation

Full Time
Every Other Year
Varies
Part Time
Every Three Years
Fall & Spring

Effective Since

Spring
1997

Offering

Regular

Major Restrictions

Law