Supreme Court Rejects Retrial In Murder Case

Supreme Court rejects retrial in murder case

Japan's Supreme Court has rejected lower court decisions granting a woman a retrial in a 40-year-old murder case. It is believed to be the first time the Supreme Court rejected approval for a retrial by a district court and a high court.

Ayako Haraguchi was convicted in the 1979 death of her brother-in-law. The 92-year-old served a 10-year prison sentence but maintains her innocence.

Supreme Court Says Lay Judge System Working Well

Supreme Court says lay judge system working well

Japan's Supreme Court has released a report saying that the lay judge system has largely worked well since it was launched a decade ago.

The system, which will mark its 10th anniversary next Tuesday, has so far handled 12,000 cases, with about 90,000 citizens taking part as lay judges.

S. Korean Supreme Court Orders Compensation

S. Korean supreme court orders compensation

South Korea's Supreme Court has ordered a Japanese steelmaker to compensate Korean men who say they were forced to work at its plant during colonial rule.

The landmark ruling against Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal could set a precedent for other lawsuits before the country's top court.

Japan's 'supreme' Bullet Train Enters Testing

Japan's 'Supreme' Bullet Train Enters Testing

Japan is popular for a great many things and the Shinkansen is one of them. Better known as the bullet train, the Shinkansen lets you cover great distances in a relatively short period of time compared to normal, slower trains. The country has now unveiled a prototype "Supreme" version of its Shinkansen bullet train capable of hitting 186 miles per hour. This version of its bullet train is expected to enter service prior to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Central Japan Railway's N700S series trains retain the iconic bullet train nose profile but opt for a sharper look. Moreover, there are power sockets for every seat and luggage racks that light up. The seats themselves have been improved with new fabric and more recline. There's 15 percent more legroom for passengers in first or green class as well.

Teiichi: Battle Of Supreme High

Teiichi: Battle of Supreme HighTeiichi Akaba (Masaki Suda) is a student at a prestigious private male high school known for producing important politicians and bureaucrats. His dream is to become the prime minster and make his own country. To help achieve his dream, he wants to become elected as his school's student council president. The elected student president receives privileges and a better chance for promotions later in the political & bureaucrat world. A power struggle takes place surrounding the student election.

Us Supreme Court Rejects 'comfort Women' Lawsuit

US Supreme Court rejects 'comfort women' lawsuit

The US Supreme Court has rejected an interest by a gathering looking for the expulsion of a statue symbolizing those alluded to as "comfort women" in the condition of California.
The Supreme Court issued the rejection on Monday without giving a reason.

The statue was disclosed in 2013 in a recreation center in Glendale city. The city had offered authorization to erect it to Korean-Americans who are approaching the Japanese government to pay remuneration over the issue.