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Homepage of Prof. Dr. Susumu HIRANO

Professor of Law + Doctor of Policy Studies

CV (curriculum vitae / resume)

Faculty of Policy Studies / Graduate School of Policy Studies,
CHUO UNIVERSITY
Japan

Member of the New York State Bar

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CHUO UNIVERSITY
742-1 Higashi-Nakano, Hachioji-shi
Tokyo 192-0393, JAPAN

+81-42-674-4111 (Phone) / +81-42-674-4118 (Facsimile)

Susumu Hirano, Assault from the Kafkaesque Citadel of Oh'oka Sabaki:
Vague and Ambiguous Definition of Defectiveness in Japan's PRODUCT LIABILITY ACT

in

INTRODUCING THE FACULTY OF POLICY STUDIES:
INTEGRATING POLICY AND CULTURE
(Chuo Univ. Press 2010).

Publications (Books)



TAIKEI AMERIKA KEIYAKU-HO: EIBUN KEIYAKU NO RIRON TO HOMU [AMERICAN CONTRACTS: LEGAL PRINCIPLES BEHIND TERMS AND CONDITIONS] (Chuo Univ. Press 2009, pp.630)@Mar. 30, 2009.

Index@[Click the left for seeing the index (Japanese) of the book.] Apr. 09, 2009.
AMERIKA FUHO-KOI HO: SHUYO GAINEN TO GAKUSAI HORI[AMERICAN TORTS: MULTI-DISCIPLINARY THEORIES] (Chuo Univ. Press 2006, pp.480) (picture above)

KOKUSAI SHOJI HOMU (JOURNAL OF THE jAPANESE INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW) has started to publish my uHotsui AMERIKA FUHO-KOI HO: Hanrei to Gakusetsu [Cases and Materials: Supplement to American Tortsv consecutively in its every month issue on and from Vol. 35, No.10 (Oct. 2007). Oct. 30, 2007.@@
CHO SOSHO SHAKAI [HYPER LITIGIOUS SOCIETY](Bizinesu-sha 2008, pp.180) (picture above)
At the category of "foreign law," in the Amazin.co.jp Ranking, this book was ranked as the No.1 -best seller- on the following days: Feb. 19, 2010, 12:00, JST; May. 18, 2009, 13:00, JST; and May 21, 2009, 10:00, JST, among others. At the category of "foreign law," in the Amazin.co.jp Ranking, this book was ranked as the No.1 -best seller- on the following days: Aug. 26, 2009, 11:00, JST; and Sept. 30, 2009, 12:00 JST, among others. At the category of "judicial / cort trial," in the Amazin.co.jp Ranking, this book was ranked as the No.4 on Apr. 27, 2009, 20:15 JST.

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DENSHI-SHO-TORIHIKI TO SAIBA-HO [ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS AND CYBERLAW]
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Symposium

Date & Time Place Title Sponsor

Mar. 10, 2010 (18:30-20:00)

Nihon-Bashi Chuo Bldg. 3d Fl., 1-3-13 Nihon-Bachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN

Special Symposium by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC)

"What shall we do? \ Convenient Internet Services and New Problems" (in Japanese)

Sponsored by: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (Telecommunication Systems Division, Telecommunications Bureau)

and

Co-sponsored by: Next Generation IP Network Promotion Forum
(Responsibility Sharing Model WG, IP Terminal Group)
Introduction: MIC
Keynote Address: Prof. Dr. S. Hirano (Chuo Univ.)
Panel Discussion: S. Hirano; R. Inagaki (Inagaki Law Offices); H. Shikano (NTT East Corp.); T. Shiraishi (KDDI Corp.); K. Miura (Japan Consumers' Assoc.)

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Recent Professional Activities (Mainly Relevant to National Policy-making)

As of Feb. 23, 2011

"[T]he life of the law has not been logic, it has been experience."

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR., THE COMMON LAW ___ (1881).

"[Law is] the enterprise of subjecting human conduct to the governance of rules."

LON L. FULLER, THE MORALITY OF LAW 106 (1964, Yale University Press).