A time of change: legal aid in Japan.

WATSON, Andrew (2000). A time of change: legal aid in Japan. Justice of the Peace, 164 (34), 657-663.

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Even allowing for much less litigation, legal aid in Japan is by British standards on a very small scale. The extent of legal aid in both criminal and civil matters is described and the new Civil Legal Aid Law of this year, a framework act under which the government accepted for the first time responsibility for providing civil legal aid, not as hitherto , contributing relatively small amounts to a private voluntary organisation, is discussed.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Law and Criminology Research Group
Departments: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities > Law and Criminology
Depositing User: Andrew Watson
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2018 14:36
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2018 14:36
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/17825

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