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2019/04/18 Opinion on Matters to Be Included in the Kyoto Declaration at the 14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
2019/04/11 Anti Money Laundering Measures-Verification of Client's Identity-
2018/12/27 Statement Strongly Protesting Today’s Executions and Calling for an Immediate Moratorium and the Abolition of the Death Penalty by 2020
2018/12/10 Comment on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
2018/10/05 Declaration Calling for the Introduction of a New System to Accept Foreign Workers and the Establishment of a New Society in which People from Various National Backgrounds can Live Together (Summary)
Resolution Aiming at Preventing and Recovering Damage, and Supporting Victims of Organized Crimes Targeting the Socially Vulnerable, Notably Special Fraud (Summary)
Resolution Calling for a Society in which Young People can See Hope for the Future (Summary)
2018/10/02 Symposium Why is it necessary to ratify the Optional Protocol to Eliminate Discrimination against Women?  ~We think with Ms.Patricia Schulz (Chair of Working Group on Communications of CEDAW)~
2018/09/05 2018 ESG Seminar Series II Conversations with lawyers from the International Bar Association (IBA) and former Japanese general counsel“Global trends of Business & Human Rights and the role of lawyers and in-house counsel in Japan”
2018/08/23 Guide on ESG-related Risk Management - for Coordinated Efforts and Dialogue among Companies, Investors, and Financial Institutions (Summary)
2018/07/26 Statement Strongly Protesting Today’s Executions and Calling for an Immediate Moratorium and the Abolition of the Death Penalty by 2020
2018/07/06 Statement Strongly Protesting Today’s Executions and Calling for an Immediate Moratorium and the Abolition of the Death Penalty by 2020
2018/06/15 Opinion Calling for the Formulation of a Basic Energy Plan Consistent with the Paris Agreement (Summary)
2018/06/13 Statement on the Enactment of the Act to Partially Amend the Civil Code to Lower the Age of Adulthood
2018/04/13 Opinion Calling for the Establishment by Law of the Right to Have Counsel Present in Interrogations (Summary)
2018/03/29 Request to Suspend Executions
2018/02/14 JFBA Opinion concerning the Japanese Government’s Comments on the Draft General Comment No.36 on Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
2017/12/21 Statement on the Performance of the Verification of the Identity of the client by Attorneys, etc.
2017/12/19 Statement Strongly Protesting Against an Execution and Calling for an Immediate Moratorium and the Abolition of the Death Penalty by 2020
2017/12/14 Statement on the Special Appeal by Prosecutors in the Matsubase Case
2017/12/13 Statement on the Temporary Injunction Ruling Regarding the Ikata Nuclear Power Plant by the Hiroshima High Court
2017/12/08 Comment on the JFBA’s Adoption of a New Special Measure to Promote Gender Equality (Women Quota System for Vice President Positions)
2017/12/06 Guidance for Gaikokuho-Jimu-Bengoshi Re: New regulations on ABS & Office Name of Geikokuho-Jimu-Bengoshi
2017/11/29 Request to Achieve the Abolishment of the Death Penalty System Before the Next UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Due to be Held in Japan in 2020
2017/11/15 Statement regarding the UPR of Japan by the United Nations Human Rights Council
2017/10/06 Resolution Calling for the Conservation of Biodiversity and the Realization of Sustainable and Autonomous Local Communities (Summary)
Resolution Calling for Enhancing Guarantee of the Right to Privacy and the Right to Know, and the Promotion of Information Disclosure to Realize a Democratic Society that Secures Respect for the Individual (Summary)
Resolution Aiming at Securing Equal Access to Comprehensive Support for Crime Victims (Summary)
Resolution Concerning Judicial Responsibility for the Hansen’s Disease Isolated Court (Summary)
2017/09/22 Symposium “Towards Formulation of National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights “
2017/09/04 White Paper on Attorneys 2016
2017/08/24 Opinion Concerning the Mandatory Appointment of Outside Directors
2017/06/15 Statement on the Enactment of the Bill to Revise the Act on Punishment of Organized Crimes and Control of Crime Proceeds, including the Criminalization of Conspiracy
2017/05/26 Statement on the Enactment of the Act to Partially Revise the Civil Code and the Act Concerning the Arrangement of Related Acts
2017/05/13 ILAC Public Seminar "A Necessary Challenge: Building Resilient and Responsive Justice Institutions in Fragile and Repressive Countries"
2017/03/15 Comment on the Ruling on GPS Investigation made by the Grand Bench of the Supreme Court
2017/02/17 Opinion Opposing the Submission of the Bill to Criminalize Conspiracy to the Diet
Opinion Opposing the Introduction of the Provision Regarding National Emergencies into the Constitution of Japan
Opinion Concerning the Review of the Act for Implementation of the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
2017/02/16 Opinion Calling for the Enhancement of the Functions of International Arbitration in Japan
Opinion Concerning the Improvement of the Legal System of Japan to Implement the Paris Agreement
2017/01/19 Opinion Concerning Police Investigation Using GPS-Tracking Devices for Searching Individuals' Locations
2016/11/10 Statement on the Execution of the Death Penalty against Japanese Citizens by the Chinese Government
2016/10/07 Declaration Calling for the Promotion of Sovereign Education as It Should Be: Nurturing the Qualities to Maintain a Democratic Society(Summary)
Declaration for Maintaining Permanent Pacifism under the Constitution and Regaining Constitutionalism and Democracy(Summary)
Declaration Calling for Reform of the Penal System Including Abolition of the Death Penalty(Summary)
2016/09/30 Statement on Proposed Amendments of the Legal Profession Act in Malaysia
2016/09/15 Opinion Calling for the Japanese Government to Formulate a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights
Opinion Concerning the Legal Restrictions on Facial Recognition Systems
2016/08/18 Opinion Concerning the Concept of the Nuclear Damage Compensation System
2016/08/10 Statement on Acquittal in the Retrial of the Higashi-Sumiyoshi Case
2016/07/15 Guidance on Prevention of Foreign Bribery
2016/06/30 Statement on the Court’s Decision to Commence a Retrial of the Matsubase Case
2016/06/17 Comment on the Supreme Court's Decision in the Compensation Suit against the State over Photography at the Interview Room of the Tokyo Detention Center
2016/06/16 Statement on Death Sentence Given to Minor at the Time of the Crime
2016/06/01 White Paper on Attorneys 2015
2016/05/27 Declaration Opposing the Security-Related Acts, and Seeking to Regain Constitutionalism and Democracy
2016/05/24 Statement Concerning the Enactment of the “Act to Partially Amend the Code of Criminal Procedure and Other Acts” including Mandatory Transparency in Interrogations
2016/04/15 Emergency Comment on the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake
2016/04/14 Opinion Calling for the Retraction of the Government’s View Concerning “Political Fairness” in the Broadcast Law, and the Guarantee of the Freedom of the Press (Summary)
2016/03/25 Statement Protesting Execution of the Death Penalty and Reiterating our Request for the Suspension of Executions and the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on the Abolition of the Death Penalty
2016/03/11 Resolution to Address Issues in Concert to Ensure the Realization of Systemic Reform in the Fostering of Legal Professionals
Statement Marking the Fifth Anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and the Subsequent Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant Accident
2016/03/01 The JFBA has developed a “MISSION STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS”
2016/02/19 Basic Recommendation for Establishment of Principles of Protection of Confidentiality of Communications between Attorney and Client
2016/01/22 Statement on Amendments to the Act on the Prevention of Transfer of Proceeds from Crimes
2015/12/18 Statement Calling for the Revision of the Discriminatory Provisions of the Civil Code in Response to the Ruling Rendered by the Grand Bench of the Supreme Court Regarding the Requirement for Married Couples to Adopt the Same Surname and the Remarriage Prohibition Period (Summary)
Statement Protesting Execution of the Death Penalty and Reiterating our Request for the Suspension of Executions and the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on the Abolition of the Death Penalty
2015/12/09 Request for the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on Abolition of the Death Penalty System and Suspending Executions and Taking Immediate Measures to Prevent Miscarriages of Justice Leading to the Death Penalty
2015/10/23 Statement Regarding the Decision to Open a Retrial of the Higashi-Sumiyoshi Case (Summary)
2015/10/02 Resolution Calling for the Improvement of Working Conditions and Environment where All Women can be Relieved from Poverty and Work and Live without Gender Disadvantage (Summary)
Resolution Calling for the Relief for the People Affected by the Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant Accident and for the Facilitation of Disaster Recovery (Summary)
2015/09/19 Statement Protesting the Enactment of the Bills to Revise Japan's National Security Policies (Summary)
2015/08/28 Statement Calling for Re-examination of the “Social Security Reform Categories” in the Basic Policy on Economic and Fiscal Management and Reform 2015 (Summary)
2015/08/07 President’s Statement Marking Seventy Years Since the End of World War II (Summary)
2015/07/24 Statement Calling for Respect for Freedom of the Press (Summary)
Statement Expressing Concern with the Taking of a Group of Lawyers in China and Calling for the Guarantee, etc. of Lawyers’ Practice
2015/07/16 Opinion Calling for Securing the Protection of Human Rights for Those Suffering from Intractable Diseases (Summary)
2015/06/30 Statement Concerning “Further Promotion of Systemic Reform in the Fostering of Legal Professionals” (Summary)
2015/06/26 White Paper on Attorneys 2014
2015/06/18 Opinion Concerning the Bills to Revise National Security Policies
2015/05/21 Statement concerning the Ideal Number of Legal Professionals drafted by the Office for the Promotion of Systemic Reform in the Fostering of Legal Professionals (Summary)
2015/05/14 Statement Opposing the Bills to Revise National Security Policies (Summary)
2015/05/07 Opinion Calling for Prompt Policies and Measures to be Taken toward the Eradication of Discrimination due to Race and Other Factors (Summary)
2015/04/06 Statement Opposing the “Bill to Amend Part of the Labor Standards Act, etc.” to Deregulate the Work-Hour Regulations (Summary)
2015/03/18 Statement concerning the “Bill to Amend the Code of Criminal Procedure, etc.” which includes Mandatory Transparency in Interrogations, etc.
2015/03/11 Statement Marking the Fourth Anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and the Subsequent Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant Accident
2015/02/27 Summary of the JFBA Statement Calling for Deliberations concerning the Labor Policy in accordance with the Tripartite Structure Principles
2015/02/16 Ms. Yoko Hayashi (Daini Tokyo Bar Association) was appointed to serve as a chairperson of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
2015/02/13 Summary of the JFBA Statement Concerning the Monitoring Function of the Diet Regarding the Act on the Protection of Specially Designated Secrets
2015/01/14 Statement Regarding the Death of a Detainee at the Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau
2015/01/07 Guidance on Human Rights Due Diligence
2015/01/01 JFBA Brief Note - Corporate Governance and Appointing More Female Attorneys as Outside Directors for Companies
New Year’s Message (January 1, 2015)
2014/12/25 Statement Concerning the Acts of Intimidation Made against Hokusei Gakuin University and One of Its Instructors, etc.
2014/12/19 Opinion Paper Concerning the Revision of Textbook Examination Standards, the Guidelines for the Screening of Textbook Examination Standards, and the Adoption of Textbooks
2014/12/12 Statement Regarding the Decision on the Rejection of the Appeal for Retrial of the Fukui Junior High School Girl Murder Case
2014/11/11 Request for the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on Abolition of the Death Penalty System and Suspending Executions and Taking Immediate Measures to Prevent Miscarriages of Justice Leading to the Death Penalty
2014/10/02 The 57th JFBA Convention on the Protection of Human Rights Held in Hakodate City, Hokkaido on October 2nd and 3rd, 2014
2014/10/01 Statement Regarding Criminal Justice Reform Following the Decision to Open a Retrial in the “Hakamada Case”
2014/09/19 Opinion Calling for Repeal of the Act on the Protection of Specially Designated Secrets
2014/09/18 Opinion Calling for Improvement of the Detention System at Immigration Control
Opinion Concerning the Cabinet’s Decision Approving the Exercise of the Right to Collective Self-Defense, etc.
2014/08/29 Statement Protesting Execution of the Death Penalty and Reiterating our Request for the Suspension of Executions and the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on the Abolition of the Death Penalty
2014/07/30 President's message & JFBA Reception - The 2014 IBA Annual Conference in Tokyo
2014/07/24 Opinion Concerning the Draft (Ministerial) Notification Regarding Operation for Acceptance of Foreign Construction Workers
2014/07/09 Statement Concerning the Draft Report of the “Special Subcommittee on the Criminal Justice System for a New Era” of the Legislative Council of the Ministry of Justice
2014/06/26 Statement Protesting Execution of the Death Penalty and Reiterating our Request for the Suspension of Executions and the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on the Abolition of the Death Penalty
2014/06/18 Statement Concerning the “Review Results (Report) Regarding the Direction of Revision of the Technical Intern Training Program for Foreigners”
2014/06/11 Comprehensive Legal Support - Expert Review Meeting Submits its Report
2014/06/04 White Paper on Attorneys 2013
2014/05/30 Outline of the Declaration Aiming at the Restoration of Fundamental Human Rights from Damages Caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant Accident and the Realization of Transition Away from Nuclear Power Adopted at the 65th JFBA General Meeting
2014/05/28 Statement on the Decision of Rejection for the 8th Appeal for Retrial of the Nabari Poisoned Wine Case
2014/05/23 Explanatory Texts for the JFBA President’s Statement on the Draft Revision of the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act in Line with the Revision of the Administrative Appeal Act
2014/05/21 Statement Regarding the Ruling Rendered by the Fukui District Court to Not Restart the No. 3 and No.4 Reactors of the Oi Nuclear Power Plant
2014/05/08 Opinion Concerning Overall Augmentation of Records on Procedures in which Courts are Involved during Police Investigations
Opinion Calling for Legislation of a Law Concerning Records of Criminal Investigations
2014/04/11 The Revised Juvenile Act Passed and Enacted (April 11, 2014)
2014/04/01 President’s Message - as the Newly Elected President of the JFBA (April 1, 2014)
2014/03/27 Statement Regarding the Decision on the Opening of the Retrial of the “Hakamada Case”
2014/03/01 JFBA Brief Note - Increasing Internationalization of Family Affairs Cases - The Hague Convention to Come into Force on April 1, 2014
Lawsuits Spreading Nationwide Claiming Compensation for Damage Caused by the Nuclear Power Plant Accident
Path Taken in the Three Years Since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Nuclear Power Plant Accident
2014/02/21 Proposals on Refugee Status Recognition System and Status of Refugee Applicants in Japan
2014/02/20 Opinion Calling for the Establishment of a Domestic Human Rights Institution
Opinion with Respect to the Status of Forces Agreement between Japan and the United States
2014/01/01 JFBA Brief Note – The Future of the Act on the Protection of Specially Designated Secrets (Towards a Full-scale Review of the Act)
New Year's Message
2013/12/13 Statement Regarding the Ruling Rendered by the Supreme Court Concerning the Guarantee of the Right of Confidential Communication between Death Row Inmates and Defense Attorneys before Filing a Request for Retrial
2013/12/06 Statement Protesting the Railroading through the Special Secrets Bill
Statement Concerning the Revision of the Civil Code on the Statutory Shares in Inheritance of Children Born Out of Wedlock
2013/12/04 Statement on the Ratification of the “Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”
2013/11/15 Statement Opposing the Special Secrets Bill and Calling for a Full-Scale Review on the System for a Protection of Secrecy Law in Accordance with the Tshwane Principles
2013/11/12 A conference co-presented by the IBA and the JFBA, supported by the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum
2013/10/25 Statement Concerning the Approval of the Cabinet Meeting Regarding the Bill on the Protection of Specially Designated Secrets
2013/10/08 Japan Night -IBA Annual Conference in 2013 Hosted by Japan Federation of Bar Associations
2013/09/12 Statement Protesting Execution of the Death Penalty and Reiterating our Request for the Suspension of Executions and the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on the Abolition of the Death Penalty
2013/09/06 The Third Japan-Korea Bar Leaders Conference Held in Gyeongju, Korea (September 6 - 8, 2013)
2013/08/01 The Launch of a JFBA Comprehensive Center for Continuing Legal Education
2013/07/18 Opinion Concerning Proposal for Legislation Regarding Court Interpreters
2013/07/12 Three-Bar Meeting; CCBE, ACLA and JFBA held in Athens on July 12-13
2013/07/01 From Front Line of Supporting Foreigners - A Visit to Tokyo Public Law Office Mita Branch
The Japan Federation of Lawyers Cooperatives launches “Business operations for issuing written bail guarantees for the accused in criminal cases” - Operations are scheduled to launch in line with the preparation of administrative work by each cooperative
2013/06/27 Statement Concerning the “Report of the Study Council for the Professional Legal Training System”
2013/06/10 POLA (The Conference of the Presidents of Law Associations in Asia) held in Tokyo on June 10-12, 2013 - More Powerful Linkage of Lawyers in Our Region
2013/05/31 64th JFBA General Meeting - Resolution Opposing the Approval of Exercising the Right to Collective Self-Defense
2013/05/27 Statement Concerning Concluding Observations of the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
2013/05/03 Statement Marking Constitution Memorial Day amid Heightening Debate regarding Constitutional Amendments
2013/04/26 Statement Protesting Execution of the Death Penalty and Reiterating our Request for the Suspension of Executions and the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on the Abolition of the Death Penalty
Statement Calling for Application of the Act on Support for Reconstructing the Livelihoods of Disaster Victims to Long-Term Evacuees as a Result of the Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant Accident
2013/04/01 JFBA Brief Note - Visit to India and Thailand to Research Legal Systems
2013/03/27 Special Lecture by Judge Owada of the International Court of Justice on March 27, 2013, in Tokyo
2013/03/22 Comments on the Response of the Japanese Government to the 2nd UPR against Japan of the United Nations Human Rights Council at its Regular Session
2013/03/11 Statement Marking the Occasion of Two Years after the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Subsequent Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant Accident
2013/03/07 Statement on the Decision of Rejection of the 2nd Appeal for the Retrial of the Osaki Case
2013/03/06 Statement Regarding the Decision on the Rejection of the Appeal for Retrial of the “Fukui Junior High School Girl Murder Case”
2013/02/28 Inaugural Asia-based International Financial Law Conference: West meets East
2013/02/21 Statement Protesting Execution of the Death Penalty and Reiterating our Request for the Suspension of Executions and the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on the Abolition of the Death Penalty
2013/02/01 Follow-up on Warnings, Recommendations and Requests in Relation to Human Rights Redress Made by the JFBA
2013/01/28 Statement Concerning the Essential Features of the Revision of the Juvenile Act Outlining the Expansion of the Scope of the Publicly-Funded Attorney Attendant System
2013/01/17 Opinion Concerning the Establishment of the New Criminal Justice System (No.4)
2013/01/01 New Year's Message
2012/12/20 Statement on Amendments to the Act on Prevention of Transfer of Proceeds from Crimes
2012/12/06 Comment Regarding the National Police Agency's Announcement of its "Assessment of the Trial Implementation of Audio/Video Recording of Interrogations"
2012/11/25 International Bar Association 3rd Asia Pacific Regional Forum Conference 25 - 27 November 2012 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2012/11/15 Opinion Requesting a Review of the Current System for Allowing Participation of Victims of Crimes in Criminal Trials
2012/11/14 Eliminating and preventing all forms of violence against women and girls (To CSW57)
2012/11/07 Statement on the Judgment in the Retrial for the 1997 Tokyo Murder Case of a Female TEPCO Employee
2012/11/02 Statement of Protest by the President of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations against the Gang Rape Committed by Members of the United States Navy
2012/11/01 Comment on the Response of the Japanese Government to the UPR by the United Nations Human Rights Council
2012/10/30 Issues to be Reviewed and Discussed Regarding the Death Penalty System
2012/10/05 Resolution Calling for Effective Measures to Prevent Suicide with the Aim of Creating a Society which doesn't Push People Towards their Deaths
Resolution Calling for the Prohibition of New Developments and Alternations of Coastal Zones and for the Advancement of the Conservation and Restoration of Coastal Zones in order to Recover the Abundant Ocean
Resolution to Seek Review of Educational Control and Competitive Principle-based Education in order to Respect Children's Dignity and Ensure their Rights to Study
2012/10/03 Japan Night- IBA Annual Conference in 2012 Hosted by Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Japan Federation of Bar Associations breakfast
2012/09/27 Statement Protesting the Resumption of Executions, and Requesting Once More the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on the Abolition of the Death Penalty and Suspension of Executions
2012/09/21 Statement Calling for the Realization of Non-Nuclear Power Policies through the Early Establishment of the Basic Law on Non-Nuclear Power Plants
2012/09/19 Statement on the "Draft Bill on the Establishment of a Human Rights Commission"Approved by the Cabinet
2012/09/14 Opinion Concerning Legislating for the Observer’s Presence at Interrogations of Intellectually-Challenged Suspects
2012/09/13 Opinion concerning the Establishment of the New Criminal Justice System (No.2)
Opinion concerning the Establishment of the New Criminal Justice System (No.3)
2012/08/03 Statement Calling for Active Use of the System for Reduction of and Exemption from Double Loan Problems for Disaster Victims (Guidelines for Individual Debtor Out-of-Court Workouts) - Marking One Year since the Launch of the System -
Statement Protesting the Resumption of Executions, and Requesting the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on the Abolition of the Death Penalty and Suspension of Executions
2012/07/11 Statement Calling for Application of the System of Private Rental Houses Deemed as Temporary Housing Units for (Voluntary) Evacuees outside the Designated Areas in Fukushima Prefecture
2012/07/09 Statement on the Commencement of the Resident Card and the System of the Basic Resident Registration for Foreign Nationals
2012/07/05 Comment Concerning the Verification of Audio/Video Recording of Interrogations by Public Prosecutors and Related Future Policies
2012/06/15 Statement Concerning the Detention in Libya of Defense Counsel and Staff Members of the International Criminal Court and Urging Their Immediate Release
2012/06/14 Opinion concerning the Establishment of the New Criminal Justice System (No.1)
2012/05/25 63rd JFBA General Meeting -Resolution on Requesting Publicly-funded Attorney Attendant System for More Juvenile Delinquency Cases, etc.-
Statement on the Decision of Discharge by the Nagoya High Court Regarding the 7th Request for Retrial of the Nabari Poisoned Wine Case
2012/03/30 Statement on Support for the Request for a Posthumous Retrial of the “Hino-Cho Case”
2012/03/29 Statement Protesting the Resumption of Executions, and Requesting for the Launch of a Nationwide Debate on the Abolition of the Death Penalty and Suspension of Executions
2012/03/15 Proposal Concerning Reform of the Saiban-in (Lay Judge) Trial System for the Post Third Year Review of the Implementation of the Saiban-in Act
Provisional Legislative Proposal for the Realization of Government-Funded Legal Aid for Victims of Crime
2012/03/09 Statement Regarding Issues One Year after the Great East Japan Earthquake
2012/03/08 Statement on the Decision on Reopening of the Retrial of the Higashi-Sumiyoshi Case
2012/03/03 Statement Regarding the Establishment of a Reconstruction Support Organization for Companies Suffering Damage from the Great East Japan Earthquake
2012/02/15 Statement Requesting Appointment of Foreign National Bar Members as Counselors
Statement Protesting the Resumption of Executions, and Requesting the Provision of Adequate Medical Procedures to Death Row Inmates with Possible Mental Disabilities and Suspension of Executions of Such Persons
2012/02/07 Statement on the Legislative Council’s Adoption of the Outline for the Establishment of Procedures for the Return of Children for the Implementation of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
2012/01/13 Statement on the "Outline of the Bill being Considered on the Establishment of a Human Rights Commission" Released by the Minister, the Senior Vice Minister and the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Justice
2011/10/24 Statement Concerning Results of Report on Interrogations Conducted by the Police
2011/10/07 Declaration Calling for the Abolishment of the “Act on Services and Support for Persons with Disabilities” and Requesting the Establishment of a General Welfare Act which Guarantees the Rights of Persons with Disabilities while Giving Utmost Respect to their Opinions
2011/09/30 Statement Concerning the “Principles for Public Prosecutors”
2011/08/19 Request by the Japan Federation of Bar Associations and Bar Associations for the Realization of Inspections of Execution Chambers
Opinions on the “Establishment of a New Human Rights Relief Institution (Basic Policy)” issued by the Minister, Senior Vice Minister and Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Justice
2011/05/27 62nd JFBA General Meeting -Resolution on Achieving Drastic Reform of Criminal Justice by Realizing Transparent Interrogations
62nd JFBA General Meeting Resolution on Relief for Victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Nuclear Plant Incident and the Restoration and Recovery of Affected Areas
62nd JFBA General Meeting -Resolution on Promotion of Civil Justice Reform and Improvement of Judicial Foundation-
2000/04/10 The Tenth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and Treatment Offenders Vienna, Austria
1998/02/03 Opinion Statement Requesting Adoption of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
1995/04/10 The Ninth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment Offenders Cairo, Egypt
2017/12/21 Statement on the Performance of the Verification of the Identity of the client by Attorneys, etc.
2017/12/19 Statement Strongly Protesting Against an Execution and Calling for an Immediate Moratorium and the Abolition of the Death Penalty by 2020
2017/12/14 Statement on the Special Appeal by Prosecutors in the Matsubase Case
2017/12/13 Statement on the Temporary Injunction Ruling Regarding the Ikata Nuclear Power Plant by the Hiroshima High Court
2017/12/08 Comment on the JFBA’s Adoption of a New Special Measure to Promote Gender Equality (Women Quota System for Vice President Positions)
2017/12/06 Guidance for Gaikokuho-Jimu-Bengoshi Re: New regulations on ABS & Office Name of Geikokuho-Jimu-Bengoshi
2017/11/29 Request to Achieve the Abolishment of the Death Penalty System Before the Next UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Due to be Held in Japan in 2020
2017/11/15 Statement regarding the UPR of Japan by the United Nations Human Rights Council
2017/10/06 Resolution Concerning Judicial Responsibility for the Hansen’s Disease Isolated Court (Summary)
Resolution Calling for the Conservation of Biodiversity and the Realization of Sustainable and Autonomous Local Communities (Summary)
Resolution Calling for Enhancing Guarantee of the Right to Privacy and the Right to Know, and the Promotion of Information Disclosure to Realize a Democratic Society that Secures Respect for the Individual (Summary)
2017/09/22 Symposium “Towards Formulation of National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights “
2017/09/04 White Paper on Attorneys 2016
2017/08/24 Opinion Concerning the Mandatory Appointment of Outside Directors
2017/02/17 Opinion Opposing the Submission of the Bill to Criminalize Conspiracy to the Diet
Opinion Opposing the Introduction of the Provision Regarding National Emergencies into the Constitution of Japan
Opinion Concerning the Review of the Act for Implementation of the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
2017/02/16 Opinion Calling for the Enhancement of the Functions of International Arbitration in Japan
Opinion Concerning the Improvement of the Legal System of Japan to Implement the Paris Agreement
2017/01/19 Opinion Concerning Police Investigation Using GPS-Tracking Devices for Searching Individuals' Locations