This week, we’re looking at how the criminal justice system in Japan was remade to serve the interests of the imperial state–a process which laid the groundwork for much of how the justice system operates today.
Botsman, Daniel. Punishment and Power in the Making of Modern Japan.
Schmidt, Peter. Capital Punishment in Japan.
Ansell, Ben W. and Johannes Lindvall. Inward Conquest: The Political Origins of Modern Public Services.