Saiban-in Roundtable, November 2008, Columbia Law School
A reflection of the rich academic community in Japanese law at Columbia Law School, the participants of this roundtable were all in residence at the Law School on the eve of this historic change in the Japanese court system.
Participants in the roundtable on the saiban-in system included (L to R) Reiko Kaihatsu ’08 LL.M., a judge in the Saitama District Court; Nanae McIlroy ’08 LL.M., a public prosecutor with the Ministry of Justice; Jeffrey A. Fagan, Professor of Law and Public Health and co-director of the Center for Crime, Community and Law at Columbia Law School; Curtis J. Milhaupt; and Takashi Maruta, professor of law at Kwansei Gakuin University Law School.
Curtis J. Milhaupt; and Takashi Maruta
Reiko Kaihatsu and Nanae McIlroy
Audience member U.S. Federal Judge Gerard E. Lynch
Photo credit: David Wentworth