Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Law Law Evening Course
Lecture Code F0040150 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 刑事訴訟法
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Criminal Procedure Law
ホッタ ヒサノリ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Mon11-12:Higashi-Senda Lecture Rm M203
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
This course is conducted in a lecture format. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Law
Eligible Students
Keywords criminal procedure, investigation, institution of prosecution, trial, evidence 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Law and Politics
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to develop logical mind with systemic understanding of law system 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
【Class Objectives】
Students who will successfully complete this course will be able to
1) explain important basic concepts concerning the criminal procedure law to others persuasively.
2) explain interpretive issues concerning the criminal procedure law to others persuasively.
【Class Outline】
I will lecture about basic issues concerning the criminal procedure law in Japan. I will focus on investigation, prosecution, trial, and evidence in this course. 
Class Schedule 1. General statement, Investigation 1
2. Investigation 2
3. Investigation 3
4. Investigation 4
5. Investigation 5
6. Investigation 6
7. Investigation 7
8. Investigation 8
9. Institution of prosecution
10. Trial, Evidence 1
11. Evidence 2
12. Evidence 3
13. Evidence 4
14. Evidence 5
15. Judgment

Term-end examination. 
【Reference Books】
Takashi Uto, et al., "Criminal Procedure Law (2nd ed.)", (Yuhikaku, 2018)
Arinori Kawamura, "The Introduction to Criminal Procedure Law (2nd ed.)", (Koyo shobo, 2022) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
I will explain in detail in the first class. 
Grading Method Term-end examination: 100% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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