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Between 1935 and 1937, 16 Japanese cabinet ministers, finance ministers, banking officials, and businessman stood trial for illegally profiting from the sale of stock held by the Bank of Japan. The judges eventually dismissed all the charges, saying that the procurators had completely fabricated the case. Mitchell (history, U. of Missouri in St. Louis) examines the origins and effects of the scandal, arguing that the case demonstrated major (and persisting) flaws in the Japanese legal system, spurred calls for legal reform, and strengthened the institutional independence of the judiciary.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780824825232
Subtitle:
(the notorious Teijin scandal )
Publisher:
University of Hawai°i Press
Location:
Honolulu
Subject:
Trials
Subject:
Political corruption
Subject:
Teijin case, 19
Series Volume:
ERDC/CRREL TR-01-12
Publication Date:
c2002
Pages:
xiii, 264 p.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Asia » Japan » Modern 1868 to 1945
History and Social Science » World History » General

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