PROFESSIONALS

Kohshi MURAKAMI


Practice Area


Specialized / Other Practice Area

Crime-related Lawsuits / Tax-Related Lawsuits / Sexual and Power Harassment / Juvenile Cases / Maritime Disaster Cases

Education

The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1965-1967)
Kyoto University (LL.B., 1963; LL.M., 1965)

Admission

Japan (2005)

Experience

Chairperson, Screening Committee for Research Aid, Japan Association for Justice (a general incorporated foundation) (2012-Present)
Arbitrator, The Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (a general incorporated association) (2008-Present)
Outside Director, Minebea Co., Ltd. (2008-Present)
TMI Associates (Special Counsel, 2005-Present)
Specially Appointed Professor, Graduate School of Law, Daito Bunka University (2009-2013)
Professor, Graduate School of International Social Sciences, Yokohama National University (2008-2011)
Registered as a Maritime Counselor (Marine Accident Tribunal) (2010)
Outside Director, Sanei-International Co., Ltd. (2006-2010)
Examiner, National Bar Examination Committee (2006-2008)
Professor, Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University (2005-2008)
Presiding Justice of the Division (Acting Chief Justice, Specialized Economic and Financial Affairs Department), Tokyo High Court (1999-2005)
Chief Judge, Saga District and Family Court (1997-1999)
Senior Professor, Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (In charge of criminal trials) (1993-1997)
Professor, Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1989-1993)
Presiding Judge of the Division, Tokyo District Court (1988-1989)
Chief, First and Third Divisions, Criminal Affairs Bureau,  Supreme Court of Japan (1986-1988)
Chief, Second Division, Criminal Affairs Bureau, Supreme Court of Japan (1984-1986)
Judge, Tokyo District Court (1983-1984)
Professor (Criminal Justice), Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1979-1983)
Instructor (Criminal Justice), Research and Training Institute for Court Clerks (1973-1977)
Assistant Judge, Tokyo District Court (1967-1970)

Languages

Japanese / English

Memberships

Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
Commercial Arbitrator
Maritime Counselor
Legal Professions Training Committee ("Bengoshi Kenshu Iinkai")
Criminal Law Society of Japan
Japan CSR Promotion Association
The Japanese Alpine Club
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Articles & Publications

Other Articles & Publications

  • ARTICLE “A Review on Precedents in Criminal Cases – the Significance of Changes in Criminal Sentences”, Criminal Law Journal (Keijiho Journal) No.9, SEIBUNDO Publishing Co., Ltd.
  • ARTICLE “The Code of Criminal Procedure: Changes Made in the Statutory Penalty for Larceny After the Judgment of the First Instance and the ‘Change in Criminal Sentence’ prescribed in Article 383.2”, 2006 Review on Important Precedents, YUHIKAKU PUBLISHING CO., LTD.
  • ARTICLE “The Objective Scope of the Legal Principle, ‘Ichiji-fusairi-ko’ (Prohibition of Double Jeopardy)”, A Collection of Papers on Criminal Cases in Commemoration of the 70th Birthdays of Attorney Mitsuru Kobayashi and Attorney Fumiya Sato
  • ARTICLE “About Ryotaro Shiba”, Legal Professionals (Hoso), Issue No.654, General Incorporated Foundation for Legal Professionals (Hoso Kai)
  • BOOK "Article 60 - Joint Principals, Kommentar Penal Code (Dai-Kommentar Keiho), Volume V, edited by H.Otsuka/K. Kawakami/ F. Sato/Y. Yoshida," Seirin Shoin
  • ARTICLE "Commentary on Police-Related Case Study: Re-Search and Seizure (Keisatsu Jitsumu Hanrei Kaisetsu: Sai-sosaku/Sashiosae Hen)," Bessatsu Hanrei Times No.10
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Articles & Publications

Other Articles & Publications

  • ARTICLE “A Review on Precedents in Criminal Cases – the Significance of Changes in Criminal Sentences”, Criminal Law Journal (Keijiho Journal) No.9, SEIBUNDO Publishing Co., Ltd.
  • ARTICLE “The Code of Criminal Procedure: Changes Made in the Statutory Penalty for Larceny After the Judgment of the First Instance and the ‘Change in Criminal Sentence’ prescribed in Article 383.2”, 2006 Review on Important Precedents, YUHIKAKU PUBLISHING CO., LTD.
  • ARTICLE “The Objective Scope of the Legal Principle, ‘Ichiji-fusairi-ko’ (Prohibition of Double Jeopardy)”, A Collection of Papers on Criminal Cases in Commemoration of the 70th Birthdays of Attorney Mitsuru Kobayashi and Attorney Fumiya Sato
  • ARTICLE “About Ryotaro Shiba”, Legal Professionals (Hoso), Issue No.654, General Incorporated Foundation for Legal Professionals (Hoso Kai)
  • BOOK "Article 60 - Joint Principals, Kommentar Penal Code (Dai-Kommentar Keiho), Volume V, edited by H.Otsuka/K. Kawakami/ F. Sato/Y. Yoshida," Seirin Shoin
  • ARTICLE "Commentary on Police-Related Case Study: Re-Search and Seizure (Keisatsu Jitsumu Hanrei Kaisetsu: Sai-sosaku/Sashiosae Hen)," Bessatsu Hanrei Times No.10
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Seminars & Lectures