About Doshisha Law School

Faculty Directory

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Yuki Asano Shigeru Morimoto Kenji Sonoda
Hirofumi Ata Akira Morita Yoshinobu Tai
Itaru Fukaya Seishi Nishigori Koji Takahashi
Yoritaka Furue Masao Okumura Isao Takenaka
Shoichi Hayashi Arinobu Onaka Keishin Terayama
Hidenori Isono Yuji Saeki Kazuyuki Tokuda
Colin P.A. Jones Hitoshi Sakata Hironori Urabe
Koji Kinoshita Noriko Sasaki Tomonobu Yamashita
Hans-Peter Marutschke Yoshihiko Sato Masaaki Yasunaga
Tetsuji Matsumoto Mitsuo Shumi Kohei Yokota
Takahide Matsuyama Taro Sogo  
 
Yuki Asano
Professor of Law

Foundation of Private Law, Justice in Tort Law

Introduction to Legal System and Legal Method, Legal Research and Writing Seminar, Jurisprudence, Comparative Legal Culture I, Philosophy of Human Rights and International Human Rights Problem

Ph.D., LL.M., LL.B., Kyoto University
   
 
Hirofumi Ata
Professor of Law, Attorney at Law

The Amendment of the Corporate Law and the Judicial System of Corporate Law

Commercial Law Seminar, Comprehensive Commercial Law Seminar, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Externship II, Advanced Practicum - Corporate Litigation, Non-Contentious Cases Procedures, And Provisional Remedies Practice

LL.M., Kyoto University; LL.B., Doshisha University
   
 
Itaru Fukaya
Professor of Law

Civil Law

Civil Law Ⅲ (Contract Ⅰ), Fundamental Civil Procedure & Practice, Civil Law Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Special Lecture on the New Japanese Law of Obligations

Ph.D., LL.M., Nagoya University; LL.B., Kyoto University
   
 
Yoritaka Furue
Professor of Law; Former Public Prosecutor

Criminal Investigation, Criminal Evidence

Fundamental Criminal Procedure & Practice, Criminal Procedure Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Special Lecture on Criminal Procedure, Criminal Investigation and Trial

LL.B., University of Tokyo
   
 
Shoichi Hayashi
Professor of Law

Rule of Evidence in Civil Procedure

Civil Procedure Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Comprehensive Civil Procedure Seminar

LL.M., LL.B., Kobe University
   
 
Hidenori Isono
Visiting Professor of Law, Attorney at Law

Property Business Law; Law of Real Security; Legal Ethics

Legal Ethics

LL.B., Chuo University
   
 
Colin P. A. Jones
Professor of Law, Attorney (admitted in New York and Guam)

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Anglo-American Law and Comparative Law Focused on Japan

American Legal System, American Contract Law and Practice, Foreign Law Practicum A

J.D., LL.M., Duke University; LL.M., Tohoku University; A.B., University of California, Berkeley
   
 
Koji Kinoshita
Professor of Law

Insurance Contract Law: Regulation on Insurance Business

Basic Seminar on Commercial Law, Commercial Law Seminar, Comprehensive Commercial Law Seminar, Commercial Transactions, Banking Law

LL.M., LL.B., Osaka University
   
 
Hans-Peter Marutschke
Professor of Law; Director of Doshisha University International Research Center for Comparative Legal Culture; Director of Japanese Law Research Institute, Hagen University

Comparative Law, especially on Japanese Constitutional and Civil Law (Contract, Tort, Real Estate), EU-Law

EU Law, Foreign Law Practicum B, Comparative Legal Culture Ⅱ, Foreign Law Practicum - Comparing Bar Exams in Foreign Countries

J.D. and habilitation at Hagen University; a MEXT Scholar, University of Tokyo; LL.B., Tübingen University
   
 
Tetsuji Matsumoto
Professor of Law

Economic Liberties, Personal Autonomy and the Constitution

Constitutional Law Ⅰ, Basic Seminar on Constitutional Law Ⅰ, Constitutional Law Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Comprehensive Constitutional Law Seminar

LL.M., LL.B., Kyoto University
   
 
Takahide Matsuyama
Professor of Law

Research for Competition Law and Policy

Economic Law Ⅰ/Ⅱ/Ⅲ (Antitrust Law), Comprehensive Economic Law Seminar, Advanced Practicum (Comparative Analysis of US, EU and Japanese Antitrust Law)

BEc, Yokohama National University
   
 
Shigeru Morimoto
Professor of Law; Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University

Corporation Law and Commercial Transaction Law

Commercial Law Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Commercial Law Seminar

LL.B., Kyoto University
   
 
Akira Morita
Professor of Law, Attorney at Law

Commercial Law, Corporation Law, Securities Regulation

Fundamentals of Corporation Law Ⅱ, Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Financial Instruments Regulation, American Business Law

LL.D., LL.M., LL.B., Kobe University
   
 
Seishi Nishigori
Professor of Law; Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University

Liabilities Due to Torts such as Traffic Accidents, Medical Malpractice

Civil Law Seminar Ⅱ/Ⅲ/Ⅳ

LL.M., LL.B., Kyoto University
   
 
Masao Okumura
Professor of Law

Criminal Conduct, and Crime Victims in the Criminal Justice System

Criminal Law Ⅱ (Particular Crimes), Basic Seminar on Criminal Law Ⅰ, Criminal Law Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Comprehensive Criminal Law Seminar, Special Lecture on Criminal Law Ⅱ

LL.M., LL.B., Doshisha University
   
 
Arinobu Onaka
Vice Dean, Professor of Law

Law of Contract and Comparative Law

Basic Seminar on Civil Law Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Civil Law Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅳ, Comprehensive Civil Law Seminar, Special Lecture on the New Japanese Law of Obligations

LL.M., LL.B., Kyoto University
   
 
Yuji Saeki
Professor of Law

Administrative Law

Administrative Law (General Principles), Administrative Law Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Comprehensive Administrative Law Seminar

LL.M., LL.B., Kyoto University
   
 
Hitoshi Sakata
Professor of Law, Attorney at Law

Copyright Law History in England, International Copyright Law History

Civil Law Seminar Ⅲ, Copyright Law Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Legal Clinic

MCJ, New York University School of Law; LL.B., Doshisha University
   
 
Noriko Sasaki
Professor of Law

The Regal Problems on the Contracts

Civil Law Ⅳ (Contract Ⅱ), Basic Seminar on Civil Law Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Civil Law Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅲ, Comprehensive Civil Law Seminar, Special Lecture on the New Japanese Law of Obligations

LL.M., LL.B., Kyoto University
   
 
Yoshihiko Sato
Professor of Law; Former High Court Judge

Ascertaining Facts for Criminal Proceedings

Fundamental Criminal Procedure & Practice, Criminal Procedure Seminar Ⅰ, Externship Ⅰ, Moot Court (Criminal)

LL.M., Nagoya University; LL.B., Doshisha University
   
 
Mitsuo Shumi
Professor of Law

A Comparative Study of Japanese, German, and American Criminal Justice

Criminal Procedure, Criminal Procedure Seminar Ⅱ

LL.M., Waseda University; LL.B., Chuo University
   
 
Taro Sogo
Dean, Professor of Law

Criminal Law, Complicity

Criminal Law Ⅰ (General Principles), Basic Seminar on Criminal Law Ⅱ, Criminal Law Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Special Lecture on Criminal Law Ⅰ

Ph.D., LL.M., LL.B., Doshisha University
   
 
Kenji Sonoda
Professor of Law

Civil Procedure

Civil Procedure, Comprehensive Civil Procedure Seminar

LL.M., LL.B., Kyushu University
   
 
Yoshinobu Tai
Professor of Law

A Study of the Civil Law (Mainly Torts)

Civil Law Ⅴ (Tort), Fundamental Civil Procedure & Practice, Civil Law Seminar Ⅱ/Ⅲ

Ph.D., LL.B., Ritsumeikan University; LL.M., Doshisha University
   
 
Koji Takahashi
Professor of Law

International Trade Law, Private International Law, International Civil Procedure, Commercial and Investment Arbitration

Private International Law Ⅰ/Ⅱ, International Civil Procedure, International Trade Law, International Economic Law, Overseas Internships

Ph.D., LL.M., University of London LSE; LL.M., LL.B., Kyoto University
   
 
Isao Takenaka
Professor of Law

Constitutional Law: Constitutional Right to Self-Determination, Constitutional Right to Informational Privacy, Constitutional Analysis on Elder Law and Public Health Law in 21st Century

Constitutional Law Ⅱ, Basic Seminar on Constitutional Law Ⅱ, Constitutional Law Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Comprehensive Constitutional Law Seminar

LL.D., LL.M., LL.B., Kyoto University
   
 
Keishin Terayama
Professor of Law, Patent Attorney

Intellectual Property Law, Industrial Property Law especially Patent Law

Intellectual Property Law Ⅰ/Ⅱ

M.S., University of Tokyo; B.S., Waseda University
   
 
Kazuyuki Tokuda
Professor of Law; Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University

Civil Procedure

Civil Procedure Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Bankruptcy Law Ⅰ/Ⅱ

LL.M., LL.B., Kobe University
   
 
Hironori Urabe
Professor of Law

Tax Law, International Taxation, Administrative Law

Tax Law Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Comprehensive Tax Law Seminar, International Tax Law

LL.D., LL.M., LL.B., Kobe University; LL.M., Emory University School of Law
   
 
Tomonobu Yamashita
Professor of Law; Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo

Insurance Law, Corporate Law, Commercial Law

Comprehensive Commercial Law Seminar, Insurance Law, Fundamentals of Corporation Law Ⅰ

LL.B., University of Tokyo
   
 
Masaaki Yasunaga
Visiting Professor of Law; Professor Emeritus, Kobe University

Civil Law

Civil Law Ⅱ (Property), Civil Law Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅳ, Comprehensive Civil Law Seminar

LL.B., Kyoto University
   
 
Kohei Yokota
Professor of Law

Child Law

Basic Seminar on Administrative Law, Administrative Law Seminar Ⅰ/Ⅱ, Comprehensive Administrative Law Seminar

LL.D., LL.M., LL.B., University of Tokyo