Setsuko Kamiya is a staff writer and editor covering local news, including
legal issues, and has been following the ongoing judicial reform. A 2005
Fulbright journalist grantee, she studied the American jury system in
For Setsuko Kamiya's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Since the Great East Japan Earthquake, regional governments have been reviewing their disaster plans and enhancing preparations, from boosting buildings' quake resistance to increasing their stockpiles of emergency food and blankets for immediate use. While taking such measures is undoubtedly crucial, Toshitaka Katada, a civil ...
From Hokkaido to Okinawa Prefecture, 1,504 candidates are campaigning for the 480 seats up for grabs in Sunday's Lower House election. During the 12-day campaigning period, which officially began last Tuesday, the candidates must strictly follow the rules stipulated by the Public Offices Election Law. The ...