DATA BASE: WRONGFUL ARREST AND CONVICTION
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Wrongful Arrests and Convictions
1912-Present
A compelling chart of wrongful arrests and convictions in modern Japanese History.
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Death Demanded-Not Guilty
Chart of defendants who were found innocent in trials in which death was demanded.
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Double Jeopardy
Chart of defendants who were found innocent but later retried, despite prohibition by the constitution.

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Statute of Limitations

Chart of problematic arrests and prosecutions made shortly before the expiration of the statute of limitations.
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Mentally Challenged Defendants

Chart of defendants with psychological illnesses whose prosecutions have been problematic.
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Amnesty List:
List of defendants supported by Amnesty International.

Foreign Defendants on Trial
Acquittals and Wrongful Convictions

Problematic Arson Cases
Japan has a large number of defendants charged with arson who insist upon innocence.