Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
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 PA304203 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 刑事訴訟法2
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ケイジソショウホウ2
Subject Name in
English
Semiar of Criminal Procedure II
Instructor HOTTA HISANORI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ホッタ ヒサノリ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Thur7-8
Lesson Style Lecture/Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
 
This course is conducted in a lecture format and a seminar format. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Law
Eligible Students
Keywords criminal procedure, institution of prosecution, trial, evidence 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
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.
3) find issues in specific cases.
4) suggest appropriate solution to issues.
【Class Outline】
I will lecture about basic issues concerning the criminal procedure law in Japan. I will focus on prosecution, trial, and evidence in this course. In this course, students will consider specific cases concerning issues of criminal procedure law. 
Class Schedule 1. Institution of prosecution 1
2. Institution of prosecution 2
3. Trial and evidence 1
4. Evidence 2
5. Evidence 3
6. Evidence 4
7. Evidence 5
8. Review
9. Issues concerning identification and changes of courts
10. Issues concerning hearsay rule 1
11. Issues concerning hearsay rule 2
12. Issues concerning hearsay rule 3
13. Issues concerning exclusionary rule of evidence 1
14. Issues concerning exclusionary rule of evidence 2
15. Issues concerning rule of confession 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Textbook: Takashi Uto, et al., "Criminal Procedure Law (2nd ed.)", ( Yuhikaku, 2018 )
I will explain in detail in the first class. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) Handouts. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
I will explain in detail in the first class. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Midterm examination: 45% Term-end examination: 45%
Discussion in the class: 10% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
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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