Hirofumi Ito

  • International Visiting Scholar
  • Professor of Law at Aichi Law School

Prof. Hirofumi Ito, Professor of Law at Aichi Law School, will conduct research as a Visiting Scholar at our Law School for one year, until March, 2014.

He aims to study the utilization of IT (Information Technology) in legal practice and education in the U.S.  He seeks to learn from American lawyers (Judges, Attorneys General, etc) and professors about how they perceive and use IT in practice and the classroom.  After learning about IT usage in the United States, he will make proposals for Japan, and attempt to implement these changes for the future. At Aichi Law School, he has taught courses in Anglo- American Law, Legal Research and Cyber Law and has published many articles on the subject of using technology in education.