授業コード 30028400 クラス
科目名 比較法 単位数 2
担当者 W.B. Cleary 履修期 前期授業
カリキュラム *下表参考 配当年次 *下表参考

授業題目 比較法
授業の概要 The US-Japan relationship is one of the strongest in the world. Our respective legal systems are very similar in many ways, and also very different. Japan as the new lay-judge system, and American has been using the jury system for hundreds of years. In this class we will examine both the law and cases of each country and try to understand how we deal with real human and business problems.
学習の到達目標 The purpose of this class is to provide information, and more importantly, to be able to think critically. This class will give motivation about the law and its application.
授業計画 第1回 What is comparative law? What is domestic law? What is international law? These topics will be addressed in this class.
第2回 2.In this class we will discuss the basic of criminal procedure, and examine the famous vote buying case. (志布志事件)
第3回 3.In this class we discuss the topic "what is justice?". We will examine the of Ellen Risenover and her wrongful conviction.
第4回 4.In this class we will on the prosecution executes its authority and its role in society. We will also discuss a case of wrongful conviction in Japan.
第5回 5.In this class will examine the case of Bernhart Goetz, the New York Subway Shooter case, and the concept of jury nullification.
第6回 6.In this class will talk about SLAPP, and see how a famous Japanese journalist was sued for libel, and the concepts of defamation, slander, and libel.
第7回 7.In this class we will examine the concepts of false evidence and police abuse, and discuss the role of the FBI in a bank robbery case.
第8回 8.In this class we will discuss victims' rights, and freedom of the press to publish the name of rape/murder victim.
第9回 9.In this class we will discuss the civil rights movement of the 1960's, and the role of a famous boxer concerning the same.
第10回 10.In this class we will discuss the history and contributions of Japanese Americans, and will review the landmark Korematsu case.
第11回 11.In this class we will take a look at prisons and how we attempt to punish criminals. The Norway prison will be the at the center of discussion.
第12回 12.In this class we will examine the Russian criminal trial and how their court systems function. How the criminal defendant is treated in the court room will be covered.
第13回 13.In this class we will discuss the issue of foreign crimes committed by Japanese national in foreign countries. The case of Kazuyoshi Miura will be examined in detail.
第14回 14.In this class the role of police and their relationship with the residents of their communities, especially as it relates to racism.
第15回 15.Preparation for the final exam and overall review of the class.
授業外学習の課題 Each student will visit the Hiroshima District Court and observe an actual trial.
履修上の注意事項 この講義は原則として日本語で行います。毎週、専門用語の単語テストがあります。

【この科目は、グローバルコース(2014年度以降生)対象科目にもなっています。※ただし、一部の学部・学科では配当されていない場合があります。】
成績評価の方法・基準 80%期末試験、10%裁判傍聴、10%宿題、plus alfa 学生発表
テキスト None, but the students should have a copy of 六法。
参考文献 刑事法綜合演習, 島伸一先生
主な関連科目 None
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■カリキュラム情報
所属 ナンバリングコード 適用入学年度 配当年次
法学部法律学科(国際関係法) 2007~2016 2・3・4
法学部法律学科(国際関係法) FLLA20704 2017~2017 2・3・4
法学部国際政治学科(D群) 2007~2016 3・4