Yoshiaki Haraguchi

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Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Kanto Gakuin University
College of Law
Job title
Associate Professor
LL.M.(Waseda University)
Other affiliation
Waseda UniversityHitotsubashi UniversityUniversity of Tsukuba
Research funding number

Research Areas

  • Law / Public law / Constitutional Law
  • law / Fundamental law / Comparative Law, Anglo-American Law, American Legal History, American Judicature, Social Study of Law, Legal Education

Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 2018
Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Waseda University
Apr 2018
Associate Professor, College of Law, Kanto Gakuin University
Apr 2016
Invited Researcher, Institute of Comparative Law, Waseda University
Sep 2015
Lecturer, Graduate School of Law, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 2014
Mar 2018
Assistant Professor, College of Law, Kanto Gakuin University
Apr 2012
Invited Researcher, Institute of Clinical Legal Education, Waseda University
Apr 2012
Mar 2014
Visiting Scholar, Law School, Stanford University
Apr 2009
Mar 2012
Research Associate (Full-time Faculty), School of Law, Waseda University
Apr 2005
Mar 2009
Research Assistant, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo

Committee Memberships

Member of Personal Information Protection Commission, Ashigarakami District, Kanagawa
Member of Personal Information Protection Commission, Chigasaki City
Member of Council, The Japanese Law Translation Council, Ministry of Justice
Student Editor in Chief, Waseda Graduate School Law Review

Awards & Honors

'Especially Excellent Study' in PhD. Program (2006-2009), Japan Student Services Organization

Books etc

A History of the Rule of Law
Michihiro Kaino ed. (Part:Joint Work, Marshall Court and the Rule of Law: Judicial Review and the Original Model of the U.S. Supreme Court)
Nakanishiya Publishing   Mar 2018   ISBN:477951181X
Hitomi Yoshida and Akihiko Watanabe eds. (Part:Joint Work, Cases regarding the constitutionality of Pharmaceutical Affairs Act (No. 36), death penalty (No. 44), and the retention election system of the Supreme Court (No. 68).)
Nakanishiya Publishing Co., Ltd.   May 2016   ISBN:477950970X
Beginning Constitutional Law
Hitomi Yoshida ed. (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 9: 'Personal Liberty')
Seibundo Publishing Co., Ltd.   Mar 2016   ISBN:4792305934
Hitomi Yoshida ed. (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 8: Yoshiaki Haraguchi,'Property Rights and Free Markets: Exploring the Meaning of Market Regulation in the Context of Constitutional History')
Nakanishiya Publishing Co., Ltd.   Jun 2013   ISBN:4779507782
Norio Higuchi, Yoshiko Kakishima, Kichimoto Asaka, and Futoshi Iwata (Part:Joint Work, Yoshiaki Haraguchi, 'Congress's Power to Regulate Commerce: Gibbons v. Ogden, 22 U.S. 1 (1824)')
Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd.   Dec 2012   ISBN:4641115133
Translation Committee of the Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics (Part:Joint Translation, 'Grant, George' (Yoshiaki Haraguchi trans.))
Maruzen Publishing Co., Ltd.   Jan 2012   ISBN:4621083872
Yoshiki Kurumisawa and Takehiko Sone (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 5: Lawrence M. Friedman, Legal Theory and the Social Study of Law (Yoshiaki Haraguchi trans.); Chapter 6: Yoshiaki Haraguchi, 'The Prospect for Creating Legal Theory as Social Science: an Analysis of Lawrence M. Friedman’s Scholarship')
Nipponhyoronsha Publishing Co., Ltd.   Sep 2009   ISBN:4535517061

Published Papers

Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Comparative Law Review   52(2) 154-165   Dec 2018
Yoshiaki Haraguchi, Kenichiro Kawasaki, Atsushi Shiraki, Sayaka Matsui
Lawyers and Clinical Education (Journal of the Japan Clinical Legal Education Association)   (9) 1-18 (巻頭論文)   Dec 2016
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Annual Journal of Japan Society of Comparative Law   (74) 98-113   Dec 2012
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Comparative Law Review   45(3) 29-71   Mar 2012
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Houritsu Jihou   83(13) 274-283   Dec 2011
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Comparative Law Review   44(3) 162-167   Mar 2011
Yoshiaki Haraguchi and Yasuhisa Orihara
Houritsu Jihou   82(13) 269-277   Dec 2010
Yoshiaki Haraguchi and Yasuhisa Orihara
Houritsu Jihou   81(13) 276-284   Dec 2009
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Annual Journal of Japan Society of Comparative Law   (70) 223-223   Jun 2009
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Waseda Law Journal   58(2) 455-509   Mar 2008


Peter A. Joy (Yoshiaki Haraguchi trans.)
Comparative Law Review   52(3) 93-109   Mar 2019
(25) 67-75   Jan 2017
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Jurisconsultus   (24) 81-84   Jan 2016
Ethan J. Leib, David L. Ponet, & Michael Serota (Yoshiaki Haraguchi trans.)
Hokkaido Journal of New Global Law and Policy   (20) 1-87   Mar 2013
Keith A. Findley (Yoshiaki Haraguchi trans.)
Clinical Law Seminar   (10) 126-135   Dec 2011
The Changing Role of the Japanese Supreme Court: Toward the Active Exercise of Judicial Review
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Pursuing integration of the Legal Studies and Practice (Waseda University Graduate School of Law ed.)   190-196   Dec 2010
Alex Glashausser (Shigeo Miyagawa and Yoshiaki Haraguchi trans.)
Comparative Law Review   43(2) 209-231   Dec 2009
Kimberly J. Norwood (Yoshiaki Haraguchi trans.)
Clinical Law Seminar   (7) 90-104   Sep 2009
Robert E. Rosen (Setsuo Miyazawa and Yoshiaki Haraguchi trans.)
Quarterly Review of Corporation Law and Society   1(4) 313-322   Mar 2005
Stephen M. Johnson (Shigeo Miyagawa and Yoshiaki Haraguchi trans.)
Comparative Law Review   38(1) 343-354   Jul 2004

Conference Activities & Talks

Yoshiaki Haraguchi
The President and the Rule of Law: Trump Administration and the Transformation of American Law   27 May 2017   Waseda University Institute of Comparative Law
Yoshiaki Haraguchi (Discussant)
The 4th East Asian Law and Society Conference (Waseda University, Japan)   5 Aug 2015   
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
The 3rd Annual Workshop on International and Comparative Law (Washington University in St. Louis, U.S.)   1 Mar 2013   The Center on Law, Innovation and Economic Growth (CLIEG) of Washington University School of Law
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
The 75th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Comparative Law (Plenary Session: Comparative Perspectives on the Concept of 'Fair Trial') (Kyoto University, Japan)   3 Jun 2012   Japan Society of Comparative Law
The 21st Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference (University of Sussex, U.K.)   13 Apr 2011   Socio-Legal Studies Association
'Overview of the U.S. Circuit Court System- Implications of Reform for Japan' [Invited]
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
A Lecture at Japan Federation of Bar Association (at Bar Association Building, Tokyo, Japan)   29 May 2010   Japan Federation of Bar Association
Yoshiaki Haraguchi
The 71st Annual Conference of the Japan Society of Comparative Law (Osaka University, Japan)   14 Jun 2008   Japan Society of Comparative Law
Yoshiaki Haraguchi (Discussant)
The International Symposium 'Creation of Legal Theory in a Globalized Society' (Waseda University, Japan)   1 Mar 2008   

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Yokohama Academic Foundation: Overseas Travel Grants
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Yokohama Academic Foundation: Research Grant
Project Year: 2016       Investigator(s): Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Japanese Judicature Society: Research Grant
Project Year: Sep 2013 - Aug 2014    Investigator(s): Yoshiaki Haraguchi
The Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Foundation: Research Grant
Project Year: Oct 2013 - Sep 2014    Investigator(s): Yoshiaki Haraguchi
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Yoshiaki Haraguchi

Teaching Experience


Social Contribution

[Interviewee]  Tokyo Shimbun  22 Mar 2019
[Lecturer]  Kurihama Community Center  2017 - 2018
[Lecturer]  University for Yamato Citizens  HY004021  Mar 2017
[TV or radio appearance]  TV Asahi  Morning Show  2 Feb 2017
[Lecturer]  Kanto Gakuin University Extension Center  2015 - 2019
[Lecturer]  University for Yokosuka Citizens  2015 - 2018
[TV or radio appearance]  FM Yokohama  Yokohama Walker Radio  22 Aug 2015
Introduction to Constitutional Law for High School Students
[Lecturer]  Ikuta-Higashi, Isogo, Kanto Gakuin Mutsuura, Yurigaoka, Jiyuugaokagakuen, and Ueda high schools  2014 - 2019
[TV or radio appearance]  FM Yokohama  Yokohama Walker Radio  8 Apr 2016