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Law educator

Akira Osuka, Japanese law educator. Member Japan Association for Studies of Constnl. Law (president 1997-1999), Japan Public Law Association, International Association Constnl. Law.

Background

Osuka, Akira was born on January 21, 1934 in Yokohama, Japan. Son of Minoru and Teiko (Ogura) Osuka.

Education

Bachelor in Law, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1958. Master of Arts in Law, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1960. Doctor of Laws, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1984.

Career

With Waseda University, since 1964, associate professor School Law, 1969-1974, professor School Law, since 1974. Visiting scholar Harvard Yencheng Institute, 1985-1986. Examiner National Legal Examiniation, 1988-1994.

Director Institute Comparative Law, Waseda University, 1994-1998. Professor emeritus Northwest University, China, since 1997, Waseda University.Toyo University, since 2004. Professor law Toyo University Law School, since 2004.

Author, editor: Constitutional Theory of the Social State, 1994, State Legal Intervention and Freedom: Comparative Studies on Asian-Oceanic Legal Systems, 2001, Right to a Decent Life, 1977, Lectures on Modern Law, Constitutional Law, 1984. Author: Theory of Fundamental Rights to a Decent Life, 1984, Social State and Constitutional Law, 1992. Co-editor: The Annual Typical Statute Book, since 1981.

Commentary on Japanese Constitutional Adjudications, vols. 1-3, 1993-1994, Dictionary of Constitutional Law, 2001.

Membership

Member Japan Association for Studies of Constnl. Law (president 1997-1999), Japan Public Law Association, International Association Constnl.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, ice skating, travel.

Connections

Married Reiko Fujikawa, May 10, 1961. Children: Jun, Southern.

father:
Minoru Osuka

mother:
Teiko (Ogura) Osuka

spouse:
Reiko Fujikawa

children:
Jun Osuka

Southern Osuka