Ignore the irony of a tenured Harvard professor railing against the pursuit of excellence and employment security and J. Mark Ramseyer's book is fun and enlightening. Second-Best Justice: The Virtues of Japanese Private Law, by J. Mark Ramseyer.352 pages THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS, Nonfiction. By essentially ...
Stories of the Japanese people whom fate — and, more often than not, citizenship — brought before America's highest court.
Perhaps managers need to channel the spooky kid from "The Sixth Sense" and start seeing shareholders everywhere, because that is probably closest to social reality in Japan.
Brushing over precedents and kicking looming threats down the line, a government-appointed panel has dutifully paved the way for a politically convenient one-off abdication.
When not trying to get elected, Japan's 700-plus Diet members (475 in the House of Representatives, 242 in the House of Councilors) conduct the weighty business of the nation. With the 193rd session of the national legislature under the current Constitution scheduled to commence ...
As well as uncovering government waste, the bean counters have pushed back — politely — over state secret exemptions.
Abolished and later resurrected system of awards may shape as well as reflect trends in society.
How the Supreme Court dealt with its mail problem says much about the way the law works in Japan.
Decades after her birth, Renho is still being punished for having a Japanese parent who was female, not male.
The obvious route to allowing Emperor Akihito's abdication would involve amending the Imperial Household Law, not constitutional change.