2016 Law (Civil Procedure Law) C

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Kaneko Hironao 
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Mon3-4(W933)  Thr3-4(W933)  
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Course description and aims

In this course students will study about the Civil Procedure Law, Civil execution Law and civil justice system. This course corresponds to the credit "Civil Procedure Law" for entry of some official professional examinations.
The purpose of studying the Civil Procedure Law is to understand the Civil Justice System especialy court system. This course focuse on the legal logic and structure of court system. Through sturdying Civil Procedure, students can extend knowledge of Civil Law, ADR(Alternative Dispute Resolution) and so on.

Student learning outcomes

Based on the understanding of civil law, Study about the litigation on rights and legal relationships through theoretical analsys and case studies.


civil procedure, litigation, judgement, celf execution, ADR

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Based on the kowledge of civil law, study about the civil procedure law theoretically and through case method. Picking some Japanese cases and discussing about the problem on the cases.Using Code book.
Students not accustomed to Japanese-Chinese characters will welcom. Slids will contain English term as possible.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Justice system Understand Civil Justice System
Class 2 Method and theory of the conflict resolution comparing some dispute resolution system, understand the role of Civil Court system
Class 3 Object of civil litigation understand the object and limitation of civil litigation
Class 4 the party of civil litigation understand the party of civil litigation
Class 5 the principle of civil litigation understand principles of civil litigation
Class 6 claim understand regulation on claims
Class 7 trial trial
Class 8 evidence evidence
Class 9 prove of facts responsibility of proof
Class 10 effect of judgement understand the effect of judgment
Class 11 multi party litigation multiple party and complex litigation
Class 12 jurisdiction understand the role of court
Class 13 civil execution procedure understand civil execution procedure
Class 14 special litigation patent infringement litigation, international litigation
Class 15 general discussion civil justice reform


Makoto Ito, Civil Procedure Law, (Yuhikaku)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Minji sosohou Hanrei Hyakusen (Yuhikaku)

Assessment criteria and methods

daily work (20%), paper test(80%)

Related courses

  • LAH.S102 : Law (Civil Law) A
  • LAH.S202 : Law (Civil Law) B
  • LAH.S303 : Law (Intelectual Property Law) C
  • LAH.S101 : Law (Constitutional Law) A
  • LAH.S250 : Seminar on Social Sciences (Japanese Law Study Seminar)1

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

basik civil law knowledge

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