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Japanese Law, Cases, Governments: Case Law

A Website for the translation of Japanese laws and regulations and links to Japanese governmental agencies.

Senrei Systems 先例

Summaries of important recent constitutional, civil and commercial law cases from Japan as well as articles and essays on a variety of topics relating to law in Japan.

Supreme Court Rules

Saikō Saibansho Kisokushū 最高裁判所規則集

Supreme Court Rules

Official Reports

Judgments of the Supreme Court

Supreme Court Opinions. 


Saikō Saibansho Hanreishū 最高裁判所判例集

Summaries of Japan Supreme Court cases.


Kōtō Saibansho Hanreishū 高等裁判所判例集

Summaries of High Court.


Kakyū Saibansho Hanreishū 下級裁判所判例集

Summaries of District Court cases.


Chiteki zaisan saiban Hanreishū 知的財産裁判例集

Case summaries of all courts in Japan on intellectual property.


Zenhanrei Kensaku 全判例検索(All cases)


Saikin no Hanrei Ichiran 最近の判例一覧

Lists of recent court decisions. Covers last one-three months.



Subject Guide

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Keiko Okuhara
William S. Richardson School of Law Library

The University of Hawaii at Manoa

2525 Dole St.

Honolulu, HI 96822
Subjects:Japan - Law