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people and politics in a stateless nation Karel Van Wolferen. in their favour, and
out of court they display an ill-founded mistrust of the judiciary. In fact, there
appear to be good grounds for a certain degree of mistrust.
Two-thirds of the fifteen Supreme Court judges are not career judges but, mostly,
amakudari bureaucrats from various ministries; they serve relatively short terms,
and remain fairly ignorant of judicial administrative matters.52 Many of the ...
the Supreme Court sometimes instructs lower courts as to the kind of decision it
expects them to make, for example in the areas of labour and medicine. In 1987 it
was revealed that in Decemer 1983 the Supreme Court had summoned judges ...
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While the author seems biased by his own negative experiences as a foreigner trying to work in Japanese media, his severe critique of the weakness of Japanese leadership has been confirmed by events to a considerable degree. Read full review
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The neglected role of power
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