Jack Queen
For Jack Queen's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Fox Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 29, 2023
Rupert Murdoch being deposed in Fox defamation case: source
Establishing that Murdoch was involved in decisions about coverage would help voting technology company Smartmatic prove liability.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump during the civil fraud trial in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, on Wednesday, in this courtroom sketch.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 26, 2023
Donald Trump fined $10,000 for second gag order violation
Trump has denied wrongdoing in the civil fraud case.
Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding his private plane at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta on Thursday, where he turned himself in at the Fulton County Jail earlier in the evening.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Aug 25, 2023
Trump booked at Georgia jail on election charges
Authorities said they took Trump's mug shot at Fulton County Jail — a first for the former U.S. president.
Japan Times
Jun 23, 2023
Titanic sub victims' families could still sue despite liability waivers
Waivers are not always ironclad, and it is not uncommon for judges to reject them if there is evidence of gross negligence or hazards that were not fully disclosed.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal / EXPLAINER
Jun 14, 2023
What happens next in the Trump documents case?
At some point, Trump's lawyers are expected to file a motion to dismiss the case for a variety of reasons, including perhaps his claim he declassified the documents before taking them.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal / ANALYSIS
Jun 10, 2023
Trump faces strong case over illegal retention of classified papers, experts say
Legal experts say neither the law nor the facts appear to be on the side of the former U.S. president.
Japan Times
Apr 19, 2023
Fox settles with Dominion for $787.5 million over false election claims
The high-profile defamation case put one of the world's top media companies in the crosshairs over its coverage of false vote-rigging claims in the 2020 U.S. election.
Japan Times
Jan 18, 2023
Corruption trial opens over international soccer broadcast rights
The charges are part of a long-running corruption probe surrounding soccer's global governing body FIFA.
Japan Times
Jan 4, 2023
Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty in FTX fraud case as trial is set for October
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate could face up to 115 years in prison if convicted.
Japan Times
Aug 5, 2022
Jury finds Alex Jones must pay $4.1 million for Sandy Hook hoax claims
The amount fell far short of the millions of dollars in compensatory damages that had been sought by the plaintiffs.


Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on