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Introduction of Studies Law


Researching rules for the beneficial development of societies.

The study of law, simply put, is the study of laws and legal systems. Those that study law pursue the specific meanings and contents of individual laws, and compare various cases and legal problems against the principles of those laws to determine how they apply. The significance of the study of law lies in understanding laws in order to contribute towards the realization of a greater society and to enrich the lives of people in those societies. It could be said that almost anything in society is governed in some way by laws. By this fact alone, one can see the broad scope of legal studies that are available. In our modern world, new legal issues are arising constantly in areas such as international society, content ownership rights in light of growing internet usage, and human rights. In these areas and many others, an understanding of the fundamentals of law is crucial.

Universities that offer these studies include...

武蔵野大学 | Musashino University

Musashino University, founded in 1924 by the in...

Musashino University

帝京大学 | Teikyo University

Teikyo University is a comprehensive institutio...

Teikyo University

明治学院大学 | Meiji Gakuin University

Meiji Gakuin University traces its origins to t...

Meiji Gakuin University

東洋大学 | Toyo University

The beginnings of Toyo University can be found ...

Toyo University

杏林大学 | Kyorin University

The educational goal of Kyorin University is to...

Kyorin University

立教大学 | Rikkyo University

Rikkyo University started its history in 1874 a...

Rikkyo University

創価大学 | Soka University


Soka University

首都大学東京 | Tokyo Metropolitan University

In order for students to acquire the real ‘abil...

Tokyo Metropolitan University

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