2017 Seminar on Social Sciences (Japanese Law Study Seminar)Introduction 1

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Humanities and social science courses
Kaneko Hironao 
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Course description and aims

This course is for students wishing to study Japanese law in detail starting in their first year, and replaces Advanced Humanities and Social Sciences. Students will advance their learning through discussions based on materials such as textbooks on jurisprudence, academic papers, and precedents and cases.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to have discussions based on their deeper understanding of sociology such as jurisprudence.


law, cases, judgment, social sciences

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

A student will be assigned to present a report, and each class will be a discussion based on the report.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 reading and discussion Reading and understanding legal materials and social sciences


To be decided together with participants in each quarter.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None in particular

Assessment criteria and methods

To be assessed on students' participation in class

Related courses

  • LAH.S151 : Seminar on Social Sciences (Japanese Law Study Seminar)Introduction 2
  • LAH.S250 : Seminar on Social Sciences (Japanese Law Study Seminar)1
  • LAH.S101 : Law (Constitutional Law) A
  • LAH.S102 : Law (Civil Law) A
  • LAH.S201 : Law (Constitutional Law) B
  • LAH.S202 : Law (Civil Law) B
  • LAH.S302 : Law (Civil Procedure Law) C
  • LAH.S301 : Law (Constitutional Law) C
  • LAH.S303 : Law (Intellectual Property Law) C
  • LAH.S251 : Seminar on Social Sciences (Japanese Law Study Seminar)2

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

Students must make contact by e-mail before registering. Students must attend every class. Completion of a broad range of lecture courses in jurisprudence (LAH.S101 Constitutional Law and LAH.S102 Civil Law) is recommended. Continuous completion of seminars is advised.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

kaneko.h.ad_at_m.titech.ac.jp(replace _at_ [at])

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