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Law educator , Lawyer

Shun Shirai, Japanese law educator, lawyer. Member Indian History Congress.


Shirai, Shun was born on June 18, 1942 in Tokyo. Son of Kyo and Tomi Shirai.


Bachelor of Laws, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, 1966. Master of Laws, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, 1969.


Public prosecutor Tokyo District Public Prosecutor' General’ s Office, 1973—1974. Assistant professor criminal law Kokugakuin University, 1974-1981, professor, since 1981, dean Graduate School, 1999-2001. Attorney Tokyo 2nd Bar Association, since 1992.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Phenomenology of Crime, 1984, new edition, 2008, Thought on Criminal Law of Ancient India, 1985, Legal History on Criminal Law of Ancient India, 1990, Philosophy of Criminal Law in Ancient India, 1995, Phenomenology and Indian Philosophy for the Study on Ancient Indian Criminal Law, 1997, Professor Shirai's Lectures on the Law of Criminal Procedure, 1998, new edition, 2004, Philosophy of Criminal Law in Bhagavad-gita at Ancient India, 1998, Crime and Sorrowness of Human Being, 1999, Defence Lawyer's Statements in Criminal Court, 2000, Thoughts on Death Penalty in Ancient India, 2000, The Sanskrit, as a Legal Language, appearing in Judicial Documents of British India and Non-Violent Theory of Punishment, originated in Ancient India, 2000, Thought on Righteousness in Criminal Law, handed down by Tradition from Ancient India, 2002, On Basic Principles of Hindu Criminology, derived from Ancient Indian Criminal Law, 2002, Introduction to Study on Practice of Japanese Criminal Jurisdiction, 2003, Philosophy of Crime of Contemporary Indian Thought on Human Being, 2003, Peculiarity in Research Method on Hindu Criminology, 2004, On the Legal Meaning of Yajñavalkyasmrti, Ancient Indian Legal Script, Book II, Section 1, 2005, Phenomenological Criminology and Transcendental Intersubjectivity, 2006, Thoughts on Sin, Observed in Undercurrent of Indian Legal History and Peculiarity of Method on Treatment for Sinner, 2006, Victimology Without Sense of Victim's Revenge, A Criminological Research to the Dhammapada, 2007, Transcendence for Criminal Nihilism by Dana of Buddhism in Indian Legal History, 2008. Thought on Criminal Law and Philosophy of Crime, Appearing in Mahabharata Santi-Parvan as Materials of Indian Legal History in Ancient Hindu Society, 2009. Contributor chapters to books.


Member Indian History Congress.


Married Junko Matsushita, April 10, 1969. Children: Akiko, Yuko, Jin.

Kyo Shirai

Tomi Shirai

Junko Matsushita

Akiko Shirai

Yuko Shirai

Jin Shirai