Annual Conference 2016

Date
11 (Sat) and 12 (Sun), November 2016
Place
Rikkyo University Ikebukuro Campus (Toshima-ku, Tokyo)
Theme
Law of Care, Law from Care (temporal)

Past Conferences

2016

The 2016 annual conference of JALP

The 2016 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 12-13 November 2016, at Rikkyo University. The main theme of the conference was “Law of Care, Law from Care". After the keynote speech given by Prof. HATTORI Takahiro (Kyoto University), the following presentations and comments were held.

2015

The 2015 annual conference of JALP

The 2015 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 7-8 November 2015, at Okinawa-ken Shichouson Jichi Kaikan (Naha City), under support of Okinawa International University. The main theme of the conference was “Future of Retribution Theory". After the keynote speech given by Prof. TAKIKAWA Hirohide (Rikkyo University), the following presentations and comments were held.

The Future of Retribution / TAKIKAWA Hirohide
Retributive Punishment and Vengeance / HASHIMOTO Yuko
Desert and Retribution / YONEMURA Kotaro
Repugnance between Consequentialism and Retrivutivism (?) / ANDO Kaoru
Retribution as the Ground Justifying Punishment: From the Viewpoint of Criminal Law / MATSUBARA Yoshiro
Development of the Recent Neuroscience and Direction of the Retributive Theory / OKAUE Masami
Comment / MORIMURA Susumu
Comment: From the Viewpoint of Criminal Law / IDA Makoto

2014

The 2014 annual conference of JALP

The 2014 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 8-9 November 2014, at Kyoto University Yoshida Campus. The main theme of the conference was “Philosophy of Legislation: Repositioning of Legisprudence". After the keynote speech given by Prof. YAMADA Yachiko (Chuo University), the following presentations and comments were held.

Revival of Congress Sovereignty: Theory of Legislation of Normative Legal Positivism / YOKOHAMA Tatsuya
On Stupidity of Solving Legal Authority to Legislative Authority / SHIMADU Itaru
Position of “Legislation” in Governance: from the Viewpoint of Public Law / FUJITANI Takeshi
Possibility of Jurisprudence in the Age of Post-Administrative State / MATSUO Yo
Good Governance and Legislation in Development: Focusing on Legal Dynamism of Justness and Legitimacy / MATSUO Hiroshi
Viewpoint to Grasp Relation between Legislation and Judiciary / HAMA Shin’ichiro
Quality Control of Legislation and Democratic Legitimacy / OHYA Takehiro
“Politics” and “Law” on the Quality of Law / KAWASAKI Masai
Comment / INOUE Tatsuo

2013

The 2013 annual conference of JALP

The 2013 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 16-17 November 2013, at Komazawa University Komazawa Campus. The main theme of the conference was "'Tacit Knowledge' in Civil Court: Reconsidering 'Legal Syllogism’". After the keynote speech given by Prof. TAKAHASHI Fumihiko (Meiji Gakuin University), the following presentations and comments were held.

Adopt Law to Fact, or Fact to Law? / KAMEMOTO Hiroshi
Limit and Perspective of Legal Syllogism in Civil Trial: from cases on excess interest / SEGAWA Nobuhisa
Measures to Choose and Form Legal Norm in Civil Trial / MURATA Wataru
Recognition of Fact in Civil Trial / SHIMAZU Itaru
Fact from Attorneys’ Viewpoint / NAKAMURA Tamiko
Structure of Fact Recognition in Civil Trial / TESHIMA Asami
Fact Recognition and Legal Interpretation, Application / KATO Shintaro
Comment / TANAKA Shigeaki

The results of the conference were compiled to the Annals of Legal Philosophy 2013, which will be published from Yuhikaku Publishing in 2014.

2012

The 2012 annual conference of JALP

The 2012 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 10-11 November 2012, at Kwansei Gakuin University Nishinomiya Campus. The main theme of the conference was "Justice beyond Border". After the keynote speech given by Prof. ISHIYAMA Fumihiko (Chuo University), the following presentations and comments were held.

Global Economic Justice / USAMI Makoto
Global Distributive Justice and State Membership / URAYAMA Seiko
Justice beyond Border and International Law / KAKU Shun
Globalization and Justice: Changes in Subject, Sphere, and Effectiveness / OSHIMURA Takashi
Cosmopolitanism and Institutional Division of Labor / TAKIKAWA Hirohide
Comments / INOUE Tatsuo

The results of the conference were compiled to the Annals of Legal Philosophy 2012, which will be published from Yuhikaku Publishing in 2013.

2011

The 2011 annual conference of JALP

The 2011 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 12-13 November 2011, at Hitotsubashi University Kunitachi Campus. The main theme of the conference was "Renaissance of Utilitarianism: as philosophy of government". After the keynote speech given by Prof. WAKAMATSU Yoshiki (Seijo University), the following presentations and comments were held.

Utilitarianism and Public Health / KODAMA Satoshi
Comments for Prof. Kodama / SUZUKI Shintaro
Utilitarianism and Education: mainly on the evaluation of education in J. Bentham's theory of government / KOMATSU Kayoko
Comments for Prof. Komatsu / SEKI Yoshinori
Utilitarianism as a Theory of Government / ANDO Kaoru
Utilitarianism and Law: mutual relationship of control measures / OHYA Takehiro
Comments for Prof. Ando and Prof. Ohya / INOUE Tatsuo

The results of the conference were compiled to the Annals of Legal Philosophy 2011, which was published from Yuhikaku Publishing in 2012.

2010

The 2010 annual conference of JALP

The 2010 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 20-21 November 2010, at Seinan Gakuin University. The main theme of the conference was "Roles of Citizen or "Civil Society" and Responsibility of State". After the keynote speech given by Prof. OHNO Tatsuji (Hosei University), the following presentations and comments were held.

Current State and Issue of Governmental Policy of Nonprofit Organization / TANAKA Yayoi
The State and the Weaks' Protection in Consumer Law / KUMAGAI Shiro
"Civil Society" and Aid for People with Insufficient Judgment / SUGA Fumie
Opening Administrative Organization and Its Legitimacy / MORI Toru
On Civil Society and its Non-Political Foundation / NASU Kosuke
Transborder Governance, National Sovereignty, and Civil Society / ENDO Ken
Globalization and the Fate of Community / TANIGUCHI Koichi
Comment / SUGITA Atsushi

The results of the conference were compiled to the Annals of Legal Philosophy 2010, which was published from Yuhikaku Publishing in 2011.

2009

The 2009 annual conference of JALP

The 2009 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 14-15 November 2009, at Kansai University. The main theme of the conference was "Risk Society and Law". After the keynote speech given by Prof. NAKAYAMA Ryuichi (Osaka University), the following presentations and comments were held.

Law and Democracy in "Risk Society" / AIKYO Koji
Deliberative Risk and Deliberative Hope: A Comment / HIRAI Ryosuke
Transformation of Private Law in a Risk Society / ASANO Yuki
On the Bottleneck Problem of Private Law in the Risk Society: Comments on Prof. Asano's Discussion Report / FUKUI Kota
Risk Society and Environmental Law: Precautionary Principle in Environmental Law / OTSUKA Tadashi
Risk Society and Precautionary Principle in Environmental Law: Comment on the Paper Presented by Professor Ptsuka (Abstract) / MATSUMOTO Mitsuo
Risk Society and Criminal Law / MATSUBARA Yoshihiro
Horror House / Mirror House: A Reply to Professor Matsubara / OHYA Takehiro
A World Order against Global Risks / TAKIKAWA Hirohide
Government Networks and "Cosmopolitan Common Sense": Short Comment on Professor Takikawa's Presentation / MORIMOTO Taku

The results of the conference were compiled to the Annals of Legal Philosophy 2009, which was published from Yuhikaku Publishing in 2010.

2008

The 2008 annual conference of JALP

The 2008 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 22-23 November 2008, at Gakushuin University. The main theme of the conference was "conomics and Law: an Interdisciplinary Dialogue". After the keynote speech given by Prof. USAMI Makoto (Tokyo Institute of Technology), the following presentations and comments were held.

Efficiency, Equity and Social Respect for Individual Rights / SUZUMURA Kotaro
On the Identification and Exercise of Rights: A Comment on Professor Suzumura's "Efficiency, Equity and Social Respect for Individual Rights" / GOTOH Reiko
Law and Economics of Employment Protection / YASHIRO Naohiro
A Comment on Professor Yashiro: A Right's Perspective / ASANO Yuki
Economics Effects of Public Policy / IHORI Toshihiro
Reply to Professor Ihori / TANIGUCHI Koichi
Law, Jurisprudence, and Economics in the Perspective of R. H. Coase / KAMEMOTO Hiroshi
New Directions in Law and Economics: A Comment on Professor Kamemoto's Paper: OTA Shozo
Economics and Law: Commenting on the Presentations: SHIMAZU Itaru

The results of the conference were compiled to the Annals of Legal Philosophy 2008, which was published from Yuhikaku Publishing in 2009.

2007

The 2007 annual conference of JALP

The 2007 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 10-11 November 2007, at Doshisha University. The main theme of the conference was "What is 'Modern' for the History of Legal Thoughts?". Prof. SAKURAI Tetsu (Kobe Univ.) gave the keynote speech, which was followed by some sessions.
The proceedings were published in the Annals of Legal Philosophy 2007.

2006

The 2006 annual conference of JALP

The 2006 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 25-26 November 2006, at Aoyama University. The main theme of the conference was "Legal Philosophy and Legal Education".Prof. OTSUKA Shigeru (Tokai Univ.) gave the keynote speech, which was followed by some sessions.
The proceedings were published in the Annals of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy 2006.

2005

The 2005 annual conference of JALP

The 2005 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) was held on 12-13 November 2005, at Nanzan University. The main theme of the conference was "The Rule of Law in Contemporary Japanese Society".Prof. FUKADA Mitsunori (Doshisha Univ.) gave the keynote speech, which was followed by some sessions.
The proceedings were published in the Annals of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy 2005.

2004

The 2004 annual conference of JALP

The 2004 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) took place on 13-14 November 2004, at Hiroshima University. The main theme of the conference was "Libertarianism and the Legal Theory".Prof. MORIMURA Susumu (Hitotsubashi Univ.) gave the keynote speech, which was followed by some sessions.
The proceedings were published in the Annals of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy 2004.

2003

The 2003 annual conference of JALP

The 2003 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) took place on 21-22 November 2003, at Hosei University in Tokyo. The main theme of the conference was "Gender/Sexuality and Law". Prof. SUMIYOSHI Masami (Aoyamagakuin Univ.) gave the keynote speech, which was followed by some sessions.
The proceedings were published in the Annals of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy 2003.

2002

The 2002 annual conference of JALP

The 2002 annual conference of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (JALP) took place on 2-3 November 2002, at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto. The main theme of the conference was "Law and Religion". Prof. TSUNODA Takeshi (Osaka Prefecture Univ.) gave the keynote speech, which was followed by four sessions. Provisional titles and speakers of each session were:

SESSION 1: Natural Law and Positive Law in the Western Society
1. From the Christian Perspective: Prof. Emeritus Jose LIOMPART (Sophia U.)
2. From the Canon Law Perspective: Prof. ICHIHARA Yasuhisa (Kansai U.)
SESSION 2: Indigenous Law and State Law in the Non-Western Society:
3.From the Legal Pluralistic Perspective: Prof. Emeritus CHIBA Masaji (Tokyo Metropolitan U.)
4.From the Islamic Perspective: Prof. ODA Yoshiko (Kansai U.)
SESSION 3: Comparison between the Western and Non-Western Legal Culture concerning the "Law and Religion"
5. From the Comparative Theory of Legal Culture Perspective: Prof. TSUNODA Takeshi (Osaka Prefecture U.)
SESSION 4: Liberalism and "Law and Religion"
6.From the Constitutional Law's Perspective: Prof. HIRANO Takeshi (Ryukoku U.)
7.Comment to Prof. Hirano's Presentation from the German Constitutional Law's Perspective: Prof. SHIAKE Masanori (Kyoto U>)
8.From the Multi-Culturalistic Perspective: Prof. ISHIYAMA Fumihiko (Daito Bunka U.)
9.Comment from the Liberal Perspective: Prof. MORIMURA Susumu (Hitotsubashi U.)
SESSION 5: Discussion

There ware also six paper presentations which are not directly related to the main theme of the conference. The proceedings were published in the Annals of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy 2002.

2001

The 2001 annual conference of JALP

The 2001 annual conference of the Japan Association of Philosophy of Law (JALP) took place on 9-10 November 2001, at Tohoku Gakuin University in Sendai. The main theme of the conference was "The Problem of Order in the Information Society". The conference began with a keynote speech by Prof. SAKO Ichiro (Kyushu U.), followed by five sessions. Topics and speakers for each session were;

  • 1. Law, Information, and Technology: Prof. SAKO Ichiro (Kyushu U.)
  • 2. Some Philosophical Aspects of the Privacy Issues in the Age of the Internet: Prof. MIZUTANI Masahiko (Kyoto U.)
  • 3. Efficiency, Diversity, Freedom: Prof. TAMURA Yoshiyuki (Hokkaido U.)
  • 4. Information Society and Transformation of Politics and the Public: Prof. HATTORI Takahiro (Okayama U.)
  • 5. The Internet and Overlapping Communities: Prof. OHYA Takehiro (Nagoya U.)

Profs. MATSUURA Yoshiharu (Nagoya U.), SERIZAWA Hideaki (Tohoku U.), MATSUI Shigenori (Osaka U.) and AONO Toru (Kanazawa U.) were the commentators.
Apart from these sessions, there were also eight presentations which were not directly related to the conference topic by the following scholars: Prof. ASANO Yuki (Kanazawa U.), Prof. HAMA Shinichiro (Doshisha U.), Ms. ISHIMURA Kumiko (Osaka Prefecture U.), Mr. KANAI Mitsuo (Tokyo Metropolitan U.), Prof. OHE Hiroshi (Hokkaido U. of Education), Prof. TSUNEKI Jun (Osaka U.), Prof. YAMADA Yachiko (Toyo U.), and YAMAMOTO Yoichi (Kagawa U.).
The proceedings were published in the Annals of the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy 2001.