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In a sign of systemic flaws in the nation’s law schools, the Justice Ministry announced Tuesday it has filed a criminal complaint against a law professor for leaking questions for this year’s bar exam to one of his students.

Koichi Aoyagi, a 67-year-old professor at Meiji University’s law school and a prominent scholar of constitutional law, was one of 132 experts appointed by the government to create questions for this year’s bar exam, which was held in May.

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