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Prosecutors again seek death for Hakamada in 1966 killings

Asahi News 22 May 2024
The Shizuoka District Court in 2014 approved a retrial, and prosecutors appealed the decision. The case reached the Supreme Court, which ordered the Tokyo High Court to redo the proceedings ... Court.
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Prosecutors demand death penalty in retrial of 1966 murders in Japan

Kyodo 22 May 2024
... District Court ... His retrial began in October after the Tokyo High Court reversed course and ordered the district court to retry him in March 2023, citing the unreliability of the main evidence used.
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Tokyo court dismisses foreigner's claim of police discrimination

Japan Times 21 May 2024
The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit by a foreign woman who claimed to have been subject to discriminatory treatment by police ... .
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Infected blood scandal: what happened in other countries?

AOL 21 May 2024
In 2001, the supreme court ruled that the Canadian Red Cross had been negligent ... In 2001, a Tokyo court cleared the former top Aids expert of professional negligence over the scandal.Portugal.
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WFI decision to cancel Olympic trials smacks of unprofessionalism: Vinesh Phogat

Hindustan Times 21 May 2024
Last year, Panghal along with 65kg freestyle wrestler Sujeet Kalkal had approached Delhi High Court against the ad-hoc committee's exemption given to Phogat and Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Bajrang Punia from the Asian Games trials ... " ... ....
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EDITORIAL: 15 years in, lay judge system is at a crossroads and needs reform

Asahi News 20 May 2024
Hiroaki Murayama, a lawyer who was the presiding judge at the Tokyo District Court when the system started, warned at a symposium this month that the initial “excitement” about “creating a new trial system” might have been lost.
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The AVP’s solution for growing beach volleyball in America? Bullriding

LA Daily News 19 May 2024
USC alumna April Ross, a reigning gold medalist at Tokyo who made her return to the court on Friday after having a son in the fall, emphasized her excitement at the new format.
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Can AI-generated inventions be patented? A Tokyo court says no.

Japan Times 17 May 2024
A Tokyo court on Thursday ruled against granting patents to inventions generated by artificial intelligence in a dispute over whether AI — not human beings — can be recognized as an inventor ... .
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Japan billionaire sues Meta over celebrity investment scams

The Manila Times 17 May 2024
TOKYOJapanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said on Wednesday he has sued US tech giant ... He posted a screenshot of court documents on X which showed the lawsuit was filed at the Tokyo District Court.
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High court tells state to pay for Cameroonian’s death in custody

Asahi News 17 May 2024
The Tokyo High Court upheld a lower court decision that ordered the central government to pay 1.65 million yen ($10,600) to the family of a Cameroonian man who died while detained at an immigration facility in Ibaraki Prefecture.
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Japan government again ordered to pay damages over Cameroon detainee death

Kyodo 16 May 2024
The Tokyo High Court upheld the Mito District Court's ruling in ... Photo taken in October 2023 shows the building which houses the Tokyo District Court and Tokyo High Court in Tokyo's Kasumigaseki area.
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Japanese billionaire sues Meta over fraudulent ads

Anadolu Agency 15 May 2024
Istanbul. By Muhammed Yasin Gungor ... "I would like to first clarify whether their actions are illegal or legal," said the billionaire entrepreneur and art collector in a statement on X, displaying documents from his lawsuit at the Tokyo District Court ... .
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LDP draws flak over handling of scandal

China Daily 15 May 2024
During his first hearing on Friday at the Tokyo District Court, Junichiro Matsumoto, the official in charge of accounting for the former Shinzo Abe faction of the LDP, generally admitted to the charges against him. jiangxueqing@chinadaily.com.cn. .
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Court: Company housing system discriminates against women

Asahi News 13 May 2024
The Tokyo District Court on May 13 ruled that a company’s housing system, which offers substantially better benefits to “career-track” employees, discriminates against women ... The court ordered AGC ...
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Japanese ex-career bureaucrat gets 10 years for raping drugged women

Kyodo 13 May 2024
The Tokyo District Court on Monday sentenced a former trade ministry career bureaucrat to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting six women after drugging them with sleeping pills.
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