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

@inproceedings{Haley2005TheJJ,
  title={The Japanese Judiciary: Maintaining Integrity, Autonomy and the Public Trust},
  author={John Owen Haley},
  year={2005}
}
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