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TOKYO (Reuters) - Jenny and Narumi wept for happiness last week when a Japanese court ruled that barring same-sex marriages was unconstitutional, a decision that allowed them to move a step closer to a legal marriage and starting a family.
TOKYO (AFP): A Japanese court ruled Wednesday (March 17) that the country's failure to recognise same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, in a highly anticipated verdict.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese court ruled on Wednesday that not allowing same-sex couples to get married is "unconstitutional," setting a precedent in the only G7 nation not to fully recognise same-sex partnership.
TOKYO (AFP): A Japanese court upheld a ban on dual citizenship on Thursday (Jan 21), rejecting a suit that challenged the measure's constitutionality and sought damages for those affected.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese appeal court on Wednesday ruled that the state and Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) could have taken steps to prevent the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and are therefore liable for compensation claims.
The Japanese government battled to restore its image on Thursday, hours after former auto executive Carlos Ghosn blasted the country’s legal system in a marathon press conference following his escape to Lebanon.
Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who skipped bail in Japan and turned up in Lebanon, was last seen on surveillance video leaving his Tokyo home alone, presumably to board his getaway plane.
TOKYO: A Japanese court has ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) are not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima meltdown.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese court on Friday ordered the government to pay compensation to the families of leprosy patients who suffered discrimination and mistreatment because of government policies that violated their constitutional rights.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The forced sterilisation of two women decades ago as teenagers was unconstitutional, a Japanese court said on Tuesday, but rejected their demands for compensation, in the first of about 20 such cases closely watched nationwide, media said.