Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Professional degree course) Division of Law School Program for Law Practice Professionals
Lecture Code PA120311 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 刑事訴訟実務基礎
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Workshop of Criminal Procedure
タノウエ ツヨシ,イエイリ ミカ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Mon5-6
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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1) Firstly, students will consider detention and criminal proceedings flow(above all Investigation flow).
2) Following the first step, students will consider how to handle cases from the view point of prosecutors,roles of attorneys in investigation and trial preparation.
3) Based on steps mentioned above,  students will discuss practical issues concerning criminal proceedings, specifically preparation, proceedings of public trials, and fact-finding. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Law
Eligible Students
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)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
【Outline of the course】
1) Students will consider practical issues from perspectives of attorneys and prosecutors.
2) Students will consider legal issues and issues concerning factual findings by using records of cases shown in a textbook.
1) To obtain basic knowledge required in professional practice.
2) To learn how to deal with criminal actions as professionals. To develop abilities required in professional practice. 
Class Schedule lesson1 General of criminal proceedings/Practice of prosecutors(general remarks)
lesson2 Practice of prosecutors/Defense practice Ⅰ
lesson3 Practice of prosecutors/Defense practice Ⅱ
lesson4 Practice of prosecutors/Defense practice Ⅲ
lesson5 Screening of a warrant/Litigation system
lesson6 Basic fact-fiding Ⅰ
lesson7 Basic fact-fiding Ⅱ
lesson8 Procedure of a public trial Ⅰ
lesson9 Procedure of a public trial Ⅱ
lesson10 Procedure of a public trial Ⅲ
lesson11 Pretrial conference procedure Ⅰ
lesson12 Pretrial conference procedure Ⅱ
lesson13 Practice of prosecutors/Defense practice Ⅳ
lesson14 Writ review
lesson15 Conclusion

A lesson plan is suject to change.
1~4;delivered by Tanoue,5~15;delivered by Hirose 
Textbooks: The Legal Training and Research Institute of Japan, "Outline of Proceedings of First Trial: Based on Records 2018 ver." (Hosokai, 2019)
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Text,Resume,PC and so on 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
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Grading Method Report assignments 50%,  Final exam:50% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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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