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Ethics of Ambiguity: A Buddhist Reflection on the Japanese Organ Transplant Law

Ronald Y. Nakasone

David E. Guinn (ed.)

in Handbook of Bioethics and Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178739
eISBN:
9780199784943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178734.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the structure and role of ambiguity in the Japanese Organ Transplant Law by looking at the Chinese Huayen Buddhist doctrine of dharmadhatu-pratityasamutpada (fajie yuanqi shuo) ... More


International Relations

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese law on international relations. Topics covered include the Nationality Law, the status of aliens, foreign exchange and foreign trade law, rules on the conflict of ... More


Introduction

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the study of comparative law, tracing the development of European and American law specialists' interest in Japanese law. It then discusses ... More


The Impact of International Human Rights Law on Resident Aliens in Japan

YUJI IWASAWA

in International Law, Human Rights, and Japanese Law: The Impact of International Law on Japanese Law

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259121
eISBN:
9780191681905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259121.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses the relation of the impact of international law on Japanese law with specific issues on human rights, particularly the human rights of resident aliens. The main focus of the ... More


The Sources of Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the sources of Japanese law. Japanese law is primarily based on codified laws. Unlike the Anglo-American system, statute law plays the primary role in the Japanese system. ... More


Corporate Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese corporate law. Topics covered include the history of Japanese company law, types of companies in Japan, share ownership structure of Japanese companies, setting up ... More


Anti-Monopoly Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on Japan's Anti-Monopoly Law. Topics discussed include the historical background of the law, an outline of the law, private monopolization, prevention of excessive concentration ... More


Securities Law (the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law)

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese securities law. Topics covered include the development of securities law in Japan; enactment of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law (FIEL); goal, scope, and ... More


Labour Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese labour law. Topics covered include the development of labour law legislation, constitutional guarantees, employment relations, collective labour relations, and ... More


General Rules and Institutions of Private Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese private law. Topics covered include the Civil Code and Commercial Code, civil law rights and public welfare, the doctrine of good faith and fair dealing, abuse of ... More


The Administration of Justice

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the administration of justice in Japan. It begins with a discussion of the history of Japan's system of courts. It then discusses justice system reform, the court system, lay ... More


Law of Obligations and Contracts

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese law of obligations and contracts. Topics covered include general rules of law and obligations, the law of contract, and the management of another person's unjust ... More


Cooperation, Comity, and Competition Policy: Japan

Naoki Ohkubo and Zenichi Shishido

in Cooperation, Comity, and Competition Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195387704
eISBN:
9780199866762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387704.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is organized into three sections. Section 1 explores a question of interest to competition law practitioners and commentators around the world—that is, under what principle do ... More


Concluding Chapter

YUJI IWASAWA

in International Law, Human Rights, and Japanese Law: The Impact of International Law on Japanese Law

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259121
eISBN:
9780191681905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259121.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the final observations made about the impact of international law on Japanese law. Conclusions are drawn with respect to the impact of international law on Japanese law and the ... More


Intellectual Property Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese intellectual property law. Topics covered include Japan as an ‘intellectual property-based nation’, patent law, copyright law, trade market protection, trade secrets ... More


Criminal Law and Procedure

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese criminal law and procedure. Topics covered include the history of criminal law, basic rules of criminal law, special crimes in the Special Part of the Criminal Code ... More


The Impact of International Human Rights Law on Detention in Japan

YUJI IWASAWA

in International Law, Human Rights, and Japanese Law: The Impact of International Law on Japanese Law

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259121
eISBN:
9780191681905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259121.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the impact of international human rights law on detention in Japan and how it was subjected to inquiry. The UN Commission on Human Rights in the 1980s severely criticized Japan ... More


The Legal Profession

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the legal profession in Japan. Judges, public prosecutors, and attorneys form a distinct group of professions called the hōsō. All members of the hōsō are required to pass the ... More


The Protection of Human Rights

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses human rights protection in Japan. Topics covered include the development of human rights law, the Constitution, restrictions on human rights, freedom of expression, access to ... More


Japan

Shin Hae Bong

in International Law and Domestic Legal Systems: Incorporation, Transformation, and Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694907
eISBN:
9780191731914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694907.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

There appears to be no legislative provisions or regulations that call, properly speaking, for the application of international law within the Japanese legal system. But, some Acts enacted in order ... More


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