Nov 22, 2014

Tough penalties on sex crimes

A Justice Ministry panel's discussions on ways to toughen penalties for sex crimes are extremely important to help reduce sexual assaults and other sex-related crimes in Japan.

Jul 8, 2013

Reducing rate of recidivism

A Criminal Law revision passed by the Diet last month provides a suspended sentence and probation procedure for convicts in a certain category as a way to reduce recidivism.