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JAPANESE COURTS

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CULTURE / Film
Mar 9, 2023
‘December’: Powerful courtroom drama serves up shades of gray
Anshul Chauhan shifts toward the mainstream with his third feature and delivers skilled storytelling while tackling universal themes centered on a domestic dilemma.
JAPAN
Mar 8, 2023
Woman gets prison term for deaths of children left in hot car
Reina Nagasawa left her 1-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter in a vehicle for more than two hours and 40 minutes so she could spend time with her date, a court heard.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 8, 2023
Woman gets 11 years for murder of mentally ill husband in Tokyo
The Kyoto District Court found Junko Yamamoto guilty of killing her 77-year-old husband by unknown means in collusion with her son Naoki and his acquaintance.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 5, 2023
Japan and U.S. negotiating return of detained navy officer
Tokyo said there were no flaws in criminal proceedings against Ridge Alkonis, 34, who was convicted of a fatal car crash in 2021, but criticism has grown over his detention.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 3, 2023
Japan's Cabinet backs use of GPS trackers for defendants on bail
The legal amendments only apply to defendants who authorities fear may flee abroad, with the move influenced by the escape of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 3, 2023
Supreme Court finalizes ruling to keep Isahaya Bay gates closed
The decision effectively ends a protracted legal battle between the central government and local fishers.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 1, 2023
Man in western Japan guilty of fraud after receiving ¥46 million in COVID relief money
A district court handed the defendant a prison term of three years, but suspended for five, on the grounds that he expressed remorse for his actions and the money was returned.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 28, 2023
Man gets over three years in prison for acid attack at Tokyo subway station
The court convicted Hirotaka Hanamori of causing injury to a man, who had belonged to the same university club, at Tokyo Metro's Shirokane-takanawa Station in August 2021.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 27, 2023
Osaka High Court approves posthumous retrial of man over 1984 murder
'There is reason to doubt' the finalized ruling that convicted Hiromu Sakahara of murder, the high court said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 27, 2023
President of ad giant Dentsu admits to rigging bids over Tokyo Games
Dentsu Group President and CEO Hiroshi Igarashi admitted to prosecutors that his company was responsible for rigging bids over contracts to plan and test events before the Games.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 26, 2023
Takichi Nishiyama, ex-reporter known for secret pact incident, dies
Nishiyama revealed a secret bilateral pact between Tokyo and Washington in 1971 — one year before Okinawa was returned to Japan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 25, 2023
Ad giant Dentsu acknowledges culpability in Tokyo Games bid-rigging, report says
Dentsu President Hiroshi Igarashi made the comments during questioning by the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office, NHK said Saturday, citing a source it did not name.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 24, 2023
Japanese court orders government to pay damages over forced sterilization
The Shizuoka District Court found the defunct 1948 law was unconstitutional and awarded ¥16.5 million to the plaintiff, who claimed she underwent sterilization surgery in 1970.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 22, 2023
Tokyo High Court dismisses challenge to Japan's ban on dual nationality
The decision endorsed a lower court ruling that dual citizenship 'could cause conflict in the rights and obligations between countries, as well as between the individual and the state.'
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 17, 2023
Ex-advertising head admits to Tokyo Olympics bribery
A total 15 people have been indicted in connection with five separate channels for bribes in the scandal that has tarnished the image of the Olympics and Paralympics.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Explainer
Feb 15, 2023
The continuing saga of the Tokyo Games scandal
The arrest of four more people last week has shaken the Japanese Olympic Committee and dealt a further blow to Sapporo’s quest to host the 2030 Winter Games.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 13, 2023
SMBC Nikko fined ¥700 million over market manipulation
The firm received an additional penalty of some ¥4.4 billion, while a former executive officer was given a suspended prison sentence.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 13, 2023
Woman denies killing mentally ill husband with help of doctor son
According to her lawyer, Junko Yamamoto said she did not know how her husband died and questioned whether the incident amounted to a murder.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 11, 2023
Police to conclude investigation into Abe shooting suspect
Tetsuya Yamagami, 42, has already been indicted on charges of murder and violating the swords and firearms control law. He is expected to face at least three additional charges.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 10, 2023
Japanese Ferrari designer's need for speed nets him suspended term
A court sentenced renowned industrial designer Kiyoyuki Okuyama to a suspended prison term for speeding last October in northeastern Japan in a Ferrari sports car model that he designed.

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