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Information Literary Resources: Law


Kristina Troost, PhD
Course: Research Methods in Japanese Studies, 2005 Spring,
Duke University


Homework assignments

  1. Find the law relating to a topic of interest to you in Kokumin hōritsu hyakka daijiten. 国民法律百科大辞典。8v.
  2. Read Scott Edward Harrison, “Finding the Law in Japanese” CEAL Bulletin, 103 (1994) on e-reserves.
  3. Do a search on MagazinePlus or Zassaku limiting it to Jurisuto ジュリスト (or browse several issues). Its focus on policy and social issues makes it useful to scholars as well as lawyers.

Japanese Legal Research

An excellent resource for legal research which covers resources in both English and Japanese.

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