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The Japanese Judiciary: Maintaining Integrity, Autonomy and the Public Trust

  title={The Japanese Judiciary: Maintaining Integrity, Autonomy and the Public Trust},
  author={John Owen Haley},
This paper presents a detailed analysis of the distinctive features of the Japanese judiciary, its structure, and its administration by senior career judges assigned to the General Secretariat of the Supreme Court. The paper describes in detail the career paths of career judges as well as the prevailing pattern of appointments to the Supreme Court, both of which preclude significant political intervention. It argues that Japanese judicial organization, the mentoring and monitoring role of… 
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  • F. Upham
  • Law
    Law & Social Inquiry
  • 2005
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