ABE Keisuke

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ABE Keisuke
Seikei University
Faculty of Law Department of Law
Job title
LL.M.(The University of Tokyo), LL.M.(Harvard Law School), Ph.D.(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2001
Mar 2006
Associate Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, Seikei University
Apr 2006
Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, Seikei University


Apr 1988
Mar 1992
Faculty of Law, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1992
Mar 1994
LL.M. Program, Graduate School of Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1994
Feb 2001
Ph.D. Program, Graduate School of Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo
Aug 1995
Jun 1996
LL.M. Program, Harvard Law School

Published Papers

"Equitable Estoppel" in American and Japanese Family Law: The Dynamics of Imposed Parenthood and Its Bioethical Implications
ABE Keisuke
Seikei Law Review   82 265-276   Jun 2015   [Invited]
Direct Democracy and the Role of the Judiciary in America: Oregon Initiatives and the Single Subject Rule
Keisuke Mark Abe
39 101-109   Nov 2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Exclusion and Inclusion of Minorities in America: Some Thoughts on Constitutional and Other Legal Developments Concerning Affirmative Action
ABE Keisuke
Seikei Law Review   78 245-262   Jun 2013   [Invited]
Separation of Church and State in Japan: What Happened to the Conservative Supreme Court?
ABE Keisuke
St. John’s Law Review   85 447-471   2011   [Refereed][Invited]
Minimalism Inside Out: The Ubiquity of Federalism on the Rehnquist Court
ABE Keisuke
Seikei Law Review   (61) 496-508   2005


The Fellow-Servant Rule in the New York Court of Appeals, 1850-1900
Hongo Journal of Law and Politics   (3) 1   1994
The HIV Litigation and Its Settlement in Japan
Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal   6(3) 581   1997
The Influence of Feminism on American Law : The Case of Employment Discrimination
Amerika H(]E87C7[)   1998(1) 28   1998

Books etc

Animal Rights
ABE Keisuke (Part:Joint Translation, Animals as Objects, or Subjects, of Rights)
Shogakusha   2013   
Economics and Politics of "Protective Legislation" : The Japanese Factory Act of 1911
"Japanese Law in an International Context, "University of Tokyo Press   1995   

Research Grants & Projects

Legal Responses of the United States to HIV
Project Year: 1996   
Developments in American State Constitutional Law
Project Year: 1998   
Personal Autonomy in the Context of Organ Transplantation
Project Year: 2002