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Conference Report–Imposed Constitutions: Aspects of Imposed Constitutionalism–University of Nicosia, Cyprus

—Yota Negishi, Waseda University; Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science On 5-6 May 2017, the School of Law of the University of Nicosia hosted the international Conference “Imposed Constitutions: Aspects of Imposed Constitutionalism”, in collaboration with the Research Group on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change of the International Association of Constitutional Law

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Published on May 23, 2017
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Conference Report – “Democracy, Pacificism & Constitutional Change in Japan: Amending Art. 9?,” University of New South Wales

—Rosalind Dixon, University of New South Wales, and Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, University of Brasília On August 12, 2016, the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia, and the Australian Network for Japanese Law (ANJel) hosted the symposium “Democracy, Pacifism & Constitutional Change in Japan: Amending

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Published on August 26, 2016
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Video Now Available for Panel on “The War on Japan’s Pacifist Constitution”

–Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Last semester here at Boston College, we convened a panel discussion on “The War on Japan’s Pacifist Constitution. The video for this program is now available here. The panel featured Tom Ginsburg (Chicago), Tokujin Matsudaira (Kanagawa) and Franziska Seraphim (Boston College). Tom Ginsburg has written about the Japanese Constitution in

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Published on February 25, 2015
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Invitation to Friends of I-CONnect: Boston College Law School Event on “The War on Japan’s Pacifist Constitution”

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School On Wednesday, November 5, the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy will host a timely panel discussion on “The War on Japan’s Pacifist Constitution” on the campus of Boston College Law School at 12pm in Barat House. I’m looking forward to moderating this panel featuring Tom Ginsburg (Chicago),

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Published on October 26, 2014
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The True Face of Disgust–A Comment on Japanese Constitutional Politics

–Kenji Ishikawa, Professor, University of Tokyo Faculty of Law Amongst the representative postwar works of Takami Jun – a writer little commented upon today – one finds the novel A Feeling of Disgust.[1] Its first-person narrator, speaking to readers in an informal, colloquial register, is a working-class anti-intellectual at odds with the claustrophobic mood of

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Published on July 5, 2014
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Nuclear Controversy and the Right to Petition in Japan

—Tokujin Matsudaira, Kanagawa University Faculty of Law Last week, Taro Yamamoto, a member of Japanese House of Councillors in the Diet, set off a controversy when he personally handed a letter to the Japanese Emperor expressing concern about the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Here is how RT reported the event: An anti-nuclear lawmaker broke a taboo, drawing

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Published on November 7, 2013
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