Researcher Database

Yuji Shiroshita
Graduate School of Law Legal Practice Public Law
Professor

Researcher Profile and Settings

Affiliation

  • Graduate School of Law Legal Practice Public Law

Job Title

    Professor

URL

Research funding number

  • 90226332

Research Interests

  • Medical Criminal Law   Sentencing Theory   Criminal Attempt   Criminal Liability   

Research Areas

  • law / Criminal law / Substantive Criminal Law

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 2008/04 - Today    Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido UniversityProfessor
  • 2015/08 - 2015/10    Wolfson College,University of CambridgeVisiting Fellow
  • 2015/08 - 2015/10    Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, University of CambridgeVisiting Scholar
  • 2002/04 - 2008/03    Faculty of Law, Meiji Gakuin UniversityProfessor
  • 1997/04 - 2002/03    Faculty of Law, Sapporo Gakuin UniversityProfessor
  • 1997/07 - 1998/03    Wolfson College,University of CambridgeVisiting Scholar
  • 1997/04 - 1998/03    Faculty of Law, University of CambridgeMember of Faculty
  • 1990/04 - 1997/03    Faculty of Law, Sapporo Gakuin UniversityAssociate Professsor

Education

  • 1985/04 - 1990/03  Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University  Doctoral Course
  • 1983/04 - 1985/03  Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University  Master's Course
  • 1979/04 - 1983/03  Faculty of Law, Hokkaido University

Association Memberships

  • THE CRIMINAL LAW SOCIETY OF JAPAN   JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF SOCIOLOGICAL CRIMINOLOGY   JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL LAW   JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF LAW AND PSYCHIATRY   THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR LAW AND PSYCHOLOGY   THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF SOCIOLOGY OF LAW   

Research Activities

Published Papers

  • Sentencing and Punishment in Japan and England : A Comparative Discussion
    Julius Weitzdörfer,Yuji Shiroshita, and Nicola Padfield
    Jianhong Liu and Setsuo Miyazawa(eds.), Crime and Justice in Contemporary Japan 189 - 214 2018/01 [Not refereed][Invited]
  • The current issues on special prevention theory and the prospects of culpability theory
    Yuji Shiroshita
    Houritsu Jihou 88 (7) 15 - 22 2016/06 [Not refereed][Invited]
  • Sentencing circumstances in the death penalty cases
    Yuji Shiroshita
    Quarterly Keiji-Bengo (83) 127 - 134 2015/07 [Not refereed][Invited]
     Research paper (research society, symposium materials, etc.)
  • Lay Judge Trials and "Sentencing Tendency of Similar Cases"
    Yuji Shiroshita
    Sapporo Gakuin Law Review 31 (2) 129 - 148 2015/03 [Not refereed][Invited]
  • Criminal Issues on Terminal Care
    Yuji Shiroshita
    Criminal Law Journal (35) 103 - 110 2013/02 [Not refereed][Invited]
     Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Contents and Problems of the Revised Act on Organ Transplantation
    Yuji Shiroshita
    Criminal Law Journal (20) 11 - 17 2010/01 [Not refereed][Invited]
  • Current Trends and Issues in Japanese Sentencing
    Yuji Shiroshita
    Federal Sentencing Reporter 22 (4) 243 - 248 2010/04 [Refereed][Invited]
     Research paper (scientific journal)

Books etc

  • Organ Transplant and Medical Law
    Katsunori Kai (ed.) (Living Donor Organ Transplant and Criminal Law)
    Shinzansha 2015/09 Contributor
  • Brain Death and Medical Transplantation
    Takeshi Kuramochi, Eiji Maruyama(ed.) (Living Donor Organ Transplantation)
    Maruzen Shuppan 2012/01 Contributor
  • Precedent Index of Criminal Law(General Part)
    Makoto Ida, Yuji Shiroshita(ed.) ()
    Shojihomu 2011/10 Joint Editor
  • New Live Criminal Law
    Honnma Kazuwa, Yuji Shiroshita, Masao Niwa ()
    Seibundoh 2009/06 Joint Editor
  • Legal Issues on Living Donor Organ Transplantaion
    Yuji Shiroshita ()
    Nippon Hyoron-Sha 2009/07 Editor
  • Recent Issues on Sentencing Theory (Enlarged Edition)
    Yuji Shiroshita ()
    Seibundoh 2009/12 Single Work
  • Recent Issues on Sentencing Theory
    Yuji Shiroshita ()
    Seibundoh 2007 Single Work
  • Study on Sentencing Gudelines
    Yuji Shiroshita ()
    Seibundoh 1995

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Legal Issues on "Diseased Kidney Transplantation" in Japan: From the Viewpoint of Medical Criminal Law  [Not invited]
    Yuji Shiroshita=Miwa Kojimoto
    The 25th Annual World Association for Medical Law  2019/08
  • Sentencing in the Japanese Lay Judge Trials  [Invited]
    Yuji Shiroshita
    Symposium on Trial-centered Doctrine of China, Japan and South Korea  2018/07
  • Terminal Care and Criminal Law: Focusing on the precedents in Japan  [Invited]
    Yuji Shiroshita
    Workshop “Humans and Machines in Medical Contexts: Case Studies from Japan”  2017/03
  • General remarks  [Not invited]
    Yuji Shiroshita
    Workshop on the legal issues of “Diseased Kidney Transplantation” : A possibility of extended criteria donors?  2016/12
  • Gudelines for Capital Sentencing in the Lay Judge System  [Invited]
    Yuji Shiroshita
    International Symposium for Evaluation of Capital Sentencing  2016/11
  • Criminal Justice and Sentencing : England and Japan Compared  [Invited]
    Julius Weitzdörfer, Yuji Shiroshita and Nicola Padfield
    Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Darwin College, University of Cambridge  2015/10
  • Sentencing in the Lay Judge System  [Invited]
    Yuji Shiroshita
    Korean-Japanese Symposium at the Institute of Law Studies , Pusan National University, Korea  2012/12
  • Recent Trends and Issues in Japanese Sentencing System  [Not invited]
    Yuji Shiroshita
    16th World Congress, International Society for Criminology  2011/08
  • Living Donor Organ Transplantation: From a viewpoint of jurisprudence  [Invited]
    Yuji Shiroshita
    The 37th General Meetings of the Japanese Association of Medical Law  2007/11
  • Terminal Care and Criminal Law in the U.K.  [Not invited]
    Yuji Shiroshita
    The 1st Sectional Meeting in Hokkaido of the Criminal Law Society of Japan  1998/11
  • Death Penalty in Japan  [Invited]
    Yuji Shiroshita
    Boalt Chapter of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, School of Law, University of California, Berkeley  1995/03

MISC

Research Grants & Projects

  • Control of Dangerous Driving and Criminal Sanction
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research,Research Category:B
    Date (from‐to) : 2014/04 -2018/03 
    Author : Takeyoshi Imai, Yuji Shiratori, Makiko Naka, Takaaki Ogata, Toshiyuki Tanaka,Yoshiyuki Matsumura, Kazuhiko Kibayashi, Yuji Shiroshita
  • Comprehensive Study of Criminal Law Issues on Deseased Kidny Transplantation
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research,Research Category:B
    Date (from‐to) : 2014/04 -2017/03 
    Author : Yuji Shiroshita
  • Law and Human Science
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research,Research Category:Innovative Areas
    Date (from‐to) : 2011/04 -2016/03 
    Author : Makiko Naka, Yuji Shiroshita, et. al
  • Comprehensive Study of Criminal Regulation on Living Donor Organ Transplantation
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research,Research Category:C
    Date (from‐to) : 2010/04 -2012/03 
    Author : Yuji Shiroshita, Teruyuki Yamamoto

Educational Activities

Teaching Experience

  • Seminar in Criminal Law
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 修士課程
    開講学部 : 法学研究科
    キーワード : イギリス刑法 刑法総論 比較刑法学
  • Issues in Criminal Law
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 博士後期課程
    開講学部 : 法学研究科
    キーワード : イギリス刑法 刑法総論 比較刑法学
  • Seminar I
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 法学部
    キーワード : 刑法総論 刑法各論 判例 ケーススタディ
  • Criminal Law Case Analysis Ⅰ
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 法科大学院
    開講学部 : 法学研究科
    キーワード : 刑法総論、刑法各論
  • Criminal Law Ⅰ
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 法科大学院
    開講学部 : 法学研究科


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