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Japanese Legal Research: Introduction & Legal System

This guide is intended to assist researchers in locating primary and secondary sources of law from Japan.

Foreign Law Guide


CiNii, or Citation Information by National Institute of Informatics, is a free to use bibliographic database for Japanese academic libraries. CiNii is multidisciplinary and has content in English. Of note for legal scholars are the articles chosen for the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database.

Official Sources in English

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