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Yukio Horigome, Japanese judge.

Background

Horigome, Yukio was born on June 16, 1940 in Japan.

Education

Graduate Faculty of Law, University Tokyo, 1964.

Career

Assistant judge Tokyo District Court, 1967, judge, 1983, presiding judge of division, 1992. Assistant judge Criminal Affairs Bureau, General Secretariat of Supreme Court, 1967, Naha Branch, Fukuoka High Court, 1967. Judicial research official Supreme Court, 1976, vice-secretary general, 1994, secretary general, 2000, justice, 2005, chief justice, since 2006.

Chief of investigation division Personnel Affairs Bureau, General Secretariat of Supreme Court, 1979, director, 1994. Counsellor Cabinet Legislation Bureau, 1984, executive secretary, counsellor, 1990. Judge Tokyo High Court, 1992.

President Osaka High Court, 2002. Justice Supreme Court, Japan, since 2005.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking.