The Japanese Criminal Justice System
Review Chapter 10 in the textbook and analyze Japanese policing, the court structure and trial process, and corrections. Evaluate the Japanese criminal justice system and compare it to the United States. Evaluate Japanese policing and investigative agencies. Were there any areas of the Japanese processes that you thought were better in Japan than the United States? Why or why not?
Your initial post should be at least 400 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.
Reichel, P. L. (2018). Comparative criminal justice systems: A topical approach (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.
- Chapter 10: Japan: Examples of Effectiveness and Borrowing
ChartsBin. (2011). Legal systems of the world (Links to an external site.). Retrieved from http://chartsbin.com/view/aq2
- This website provides a map of the world and separates the countries into five legal systems: civil law, common law, customary law, Muslim law, and mixed law systems.
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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2016). Compiling and comparing international crime statistics (Links to an external site.). Retrieved from http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/data-and-analysis/Compiling-and-comparing-International-Crime-Statistics.html
- This page describes the process for analyzing and gathering international crimes. There are several options for topics related to this course on the left hand side of this page.