Hanrei taikei [electronic resource] : Judicial information system
Covers cases from 1974-. Software for reading the CD-ROMs is installed in the Main Reading Room at a dedicated terminal. Check out the CD-ROMs at the Circ Desk. Search Julius to find the Call Number.

Horitsu hanrei bunken joho [electronic resource] = Current legal information Electronic annually-cumulated index to Japanese legal cases and articles published in a wide range of publications. Software for reading the CD-ROM is installed in the Main Reading Room at a dedicated terminal. Check out the CD-ROM at the Circ Desk. Search Julius to find the Call Number.

Asian Legal Information Institute (AsianLII)
AsianLII includes at launch 101 databases from 22 of the 27 Asian countries, from Mongolia in the north to Timor in the south, Japan in the east to Pakistan in the west. It includes about 150,000 full text cases, and over 15,000 items of legislation, plus law reform reports, a few law journals, and other materials. All of this content may be searched simultaneously. Some of the larger collections are from the Philippines, India, and (for legislation) Timor-Leste and Vietnam. AsianLII also includes 14 Hong Kong databases from HKLII, and 9 Papua-New Guinea databases from PacLII.

NDL-OPAC: National Diet Library Online Public Access Catalog
Includes non-law materials. Under No registered user ID, click on Use only search function (Guest Login--no full-text). The Articles tab allows searching in the journals indexed by the Japanese Periodicals Index. Advanced Search searches various types of publications, including books, articles, journals, and newspapers.

CiNii Articles and CiNii Books
Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator, National Institute of Informatics. CiNii Articles searches the journals in the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database, with some full text available. CiNii Books searches books and journals held by university libraries in Japan.

Copyright Law
Located on the Ladas and Parry Home Page.

Japan Federation of Bar Associations

Tohoku University
Links to laws in Japanese and English.

Roderick Seeman's Japan Law Site
Translations of major laws. Includes text of back-issues of The Japan Law Letter. Look also at English Translations of Japanese Laws.

Supreme Court of Japan
Cases in Japanese and English.

Guides:
Japanese Law Via the Internet by Makoto Ibusuki.

Japanese Legal  Research  by Rob Britt (Basic Materials for Japanese Legal Research, Finding Articles in Journals, Newspapers, and Edited VolumesFinding Laws, Finding Cases, etc in English and Japanese).

Lee, Zhang, Okuhara, & Ma, Issues and Trends in Collection Development for East Asian Legal Materials, 105 Law Library Journal 321 (2013). This article includes a survey of the main print and electronic sources for Korean, Japanese and Chinese law.




 

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