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Michael H. Fox
The Sayama Case: Any End in Sight?
From "Not Guilty" to"12 Years".
Verdicts of not-guilty in Japan are routinely appealed. Sachio Sekiguchi (left), in a jury trial, was found not guilty of carrying controlled substances into Japan from Canada. The appeals court reversed the verdict and sentenced Sekiguchi to 12 years. After reversal, he created some YouTube videos discussing his case ….in English! (Warning: contains adult language) (View)
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