Wednesday, May 25, 2005

The Death Penalty in Japan

"The last time a death row inmate was granted a retrial [in Japan] was in 1986."

Source: Masami Ito, Retrial a tall order in quests to prove innocence, The Japan Times (online), May 26, 2005. [If you are wondering about the date of this article, keep in mind (i) Japan's location and mine, and (ii) timekeeping conventions.]

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