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開講年度 2019年度 開講箇所 大学院法務研究科
Introduction to Japanese Law

担当教員 石田 京子
学期曜日時限 秋学期  金3時限
科目区分 日本法特殊講義 配当年次 1年以上 単位数 2
使用教室 27-303 キャンパス 早稲田
科目キー 4701010345 科目クラスコード 01
授業で使用する言語 英語
  コース・コード LAWH688L
大分野名称 法学
中分野名称 その他法学
小分野名称 その他
レベル 修士レベル 授業形態 講義


最終更新日時:2019/01/21 15:27:47

授業概要 This course is designed for international students who come to the Waseda Law School as an exchange student.  The course includes a brief instruction about Japanese law research, discussion of recent Supreme Court cases in major areas of law, as well as student presentations about the legal system of their home country for Japanese law school students. 
This is a mandatory course for all international exchange students.
授業の到達目標 Students are expected to learn how to collect Japanese law information through library and online database, and effectively use other campus utilities. They are also expected to learn about the basic framework of Japanese law. Through attending the class students learn major characteristics of Japanese law and judiciary.

Day 1: Introduction/ Library Tour

Day 2: How to find Japanese law(1)

Day 3: How to find Japanese law (2)

Day 4: The basic system of Japanese legal profession

Day 5: Practicing law in Japan as an international lawyer (guest speaker 1)

Day 6: Student presentations about the legal system of their home country (1)

Day 7: Student presentations about the legal system of their home country (2)

Day 8: Reading Supreme Court Case (1): Constitution

Day 9: Reading Supreme Court Case (2): Administrative Law

Day 10: Reading Supreme Court Case (3): Criminal Law

Day 11: Reading Supreme Court Case (4): Contract

Day 12: Reading Supreme Court Case (5): Family Law

* The schedule and topic are subject to change. 

教科書 None.
成績評価方法 Students are expected to attend all class meetings and activities. Students are also expected to submit a short mid-term report (1 page) in the beginning of November, and a short final report (1 page) in the end of December about their achievement.
This class is evaluated on pass/fail basis.


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