The Japan Center at the U.S.-Asia Law Institute builds upon our strong history of legal collaboration and exchange with Japan, spearheaded through Faculty Director Jerome A. Cohen, Faculty Adviser Frank Upham, and Executive Director Ira Belkin. Recent years has seen a strengthening of Japan-related program work and partnerships, including collaboration with Visiting Professor Takashi Maruta, and the Japan Innocence Project.
Law of the Sea workshop and dialogue featuring in-depth discussion of international cases studies and the role of international tribunals to resolve territorial disputes. (2019)
Conference held at Ritsumeikan University (Osaka, Japan) discussing wrongful convictions and the misuse of forensic evidence in criminal cases. (2019)