National Security and Human Rights - Japan's Constitutional debate
I enjoyed the opportunity to participate at a symposium on "Japan’s Constitutional Revision Debate" at Leiden University in the Netherlands on May 4. Hats off to the Leiden team for pulling together a first-rate group of specialists.
Panel One: Security Moderated by Bryce Wakefield, Leiden University
Speakers: Christopher Hughes, Warwick University; Akiko Kamei, Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan; Craig Martin, Washburn University School of Law; Kenneth Mori McElwain, University of Tokyo.
Panel Two: Human Rights Moderated by Erik Herber, Leiden University
Speakers: Lawrence Repeta, Meiji University (emer.); Sanae Fujita, University of Essex; Mitsuhiro Wada, Japan Federation of Bar Associations.