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Chuo University
Chuo Law School
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Graduate School, Division of Law, Chuo University


The Influence of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on Prisoners’ Rights and Criminal Justice in Contemporary Japan
Kitamura, Yasuzo
Japanese Yearbook of International Law   99-155   Mar 2017
Is restricting defendants with handcuffs and waist leashes upon entering and leaving the courtroom a violation of human rights? An analysis under international human rights law
The Bulletin of Kyoto Human Rights Research Institute   11-42   Jul 2018
Cultural diversity in international human rights law: its range and significance
Yasuzo Kitamura
Comparative Law Journal   191-199   Jan 2017
Some Aspect of the Right to Move and Reside Freely within the Member States: the Analysis of the Cases of the CJEU on the Welfare Tourism
Yasuzo Kitamura
171-206   Nov 2016
The meaning of subsidiarity in international human rights law
Yasuzo Kitamrua
Human Rights International   18-24   Oct 2014

Books etc

Cultural Diversities and International Law
Chuo University Publication   Mar 2017   
International Human Rights and Criminal Detention
Mar 1996   
広島市立大学 広島平和研究所編
Mar 2016   
Essential Cases of the European Court of Human Rights
Sep 2008   
Law and Migration, (Recent Development in Japanese Immigration Policy and the United Nations Convention on Migrant Workers, pp. 34-53)
Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, UK   Apr 1998   

Conference Activities & Talks

Japan’s response to the State reporting system Under the UN human rights treaties:
Significance of the European System for Human Rights beyond Europe and Interaction with Asia, Joint conference organised by Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law,Center of Asian Legal Exchange (CALE), and Nagoya University   2014   
Japan’s response to the State reporting system under the UN human rights treaties: A critical analysis from the point of subsidiarity principle at a global level
Conference on the European Human Rights System beyond Europe Veienna, 13 September 2014   2014   
Moderator at afternoon session at the International symposium on Contextual Approach to Human Rights and Democracy,
Held at Strasbourg, France on 18-19 February 2013   2013   
Looking Japanese Society from a Multi-Cultural Perspective
Workshop on"Multiculturalism and the Role of International Law" 17 September 2012,   2012   
The Application of international human rights treaties in Japan
Staff Seminar, School of Law, Australian National University   2012   


Study on the legitimacy of the monitoring system under the international human rights treaties
Apr 2016

Research Grants & Projects

Study on the legitimacy of the international human rights monitoring bodies
Project Year: 2016 - 2018
domestic advancement of cultural diversities reflected in international human rights standards
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2013 - 2017
Recent development of law of extradition in the age of war against terror
Project Year: 2009 - 2012