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Japan

Implementation of International Human Rights by Japanese Courts
  • Koji TerayaEmail author
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Abstract

Focusing on a specific state may seem to be of limited significance in research on the implementation of human rights treaties because this topic should be a general agenda, in view of the universal character of human rights. However, the case study of Japan, which has the traditions of civil law and common law through its history, provides a number of universalizable suggestions by its sincere response to the difficulties common to other States in realizing international human rights.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate Schools for Law and PoliticsUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan

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