• Kyodo


A Meiji University law school professor suspected of leaking questions from this year’s national bar examination to a former student said he did so because he was “fond of” her, sources close to the matter said.

“I was fond of the female exam-taker, who was my student, and I wanted her to pass the test,” Koichi Aoyagi, 67, was quoted as saying during an investigation by the Justice Ministry.

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