Oct 2, 2014

Weaker case for the law schools

Reform of the nation's system for training legal professionals — introduced a decade ago to draw people from more diverse backgrounds into the legal professional community — is under scrutiny as the ratio of applicants passing the national bar exam falls to a record ...

Oct 3, 2013

Law school and bar exam reform

A government panel reviewing Japan's legal system seeks reform of the bar exam and the law schools established in the 2000s in order to improve the quality and availability of legal services.