Tag - nagoya-high-court



JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 1, 2019
Nagoya court rules against man accused of domestic violence based solely on wife's account
On Thursday a high court rejected a claim by a man that he had been wrongly certified as a perpetrator of domestic violence, overturning a lower court order for his former wife and local authorities to pay damages for inappropriate certification.
Jul 23, 2018
Japanese ruling ordering mother to return son to father in U.S. finalized
A ruling by the Nagoya High Court ordering a woman to return her son to his father in the United States has been finalized, court officials said Monday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 18, 2018
Nagoya High Court orders mom to return son to dad in U.S., despite boy's claim 'he wants to stay in Japan'
The Nagoya High Court ordered a woman on Tuesday to return her son to his father in the United States, saying her failure to comply with an international convention on child abductions is illegal.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 29, 2016
Nagoya High Court overturns rejection of Ugandan woman's refugee status
A high court in Nagoya on Thursday authorized refugee status for a 41-year-old Ugandan woman, overturning a lower court ruling that upheld the government's rejection of her claim.
Jan 15, 2015
Deplorable rejection of a retrial
A Nagoya court uses a depolorable rationale to reject the eighth request for retrial of an 88-year-old death row inmate convicted of fatally poisoning five women in 1961.
Jun 6, 2014
A travesty of justice
The Nagoya High Court has turned down the eighth request for retrial by an 88-year-old man on death row for the 1961 fatal poisoning of five women at a community meeting in Mie Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 28, 2014
Court denies Nabari poisonings retrial of death-row inmate jailed since 1961
An ailing 88-year-old man on death row has had his eighth petition for a retrial thrown out by the Nagoya High Court, his lawyers say.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 18, 2013
Two more high courts condemn vote gap
The Osaka High Court ruled Wednesday that the disparity of up to 4.77-fold in the weight of votes in July's Upper House election was unconstitutional but dismissed plaintiffs' demand that the election results in six western districts be nullified.


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