Public Law & Legal Theory
John Haley’s essay offers a number of reasons why the study of Japanese law is as relevant as ever. This reply extends and, in part, challenges Haley’s claims, focusing especially on the relevance of Japanese experience for questions of institutional development and change. The reply also emphasizes non-instrumental rationales for the study of foreign legal systems.
Tom Ginsburg, "Studying Japanese Law because It's There" (University of Chicago Public Law & Legal Theory Working Paper No. 294, 2010).