Brandon Marc Higa’s Presentation on Recent Japan Court Decisions on Marriage Equality

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Congratulations to Brandon Marc Higa, S.J.D. candidate at the William S. Richardson School of Law, and active CJS community member, for a great job on his live presentation to an online audience of ~80 spanning Hawaiʻi and Japan!

Brandon behind the scenes of his online presentation

You can find Brandon’s work, as well as translations of decisions by the District Courts of Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka, Sapporo, and Tokyo on the Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal’s website. Slides from his presentation can be found on the Lawyers for LGBT & Allies Network website.

Brandon’s presentation was also streamed to an in-person audience in Moore Hall, as well as the main conference room of the Clifford Chance global law firm in Tokyo, Japan

Thank you to Attorney Alexander Dmitrenko of Ashurst Law Firm, Attorney Makiko Terahara of Tokyo Omotesando Law & Accounting LPC, and the Lawyers for LGBT & Allies Network for being great partners in organizing and hosting this event!

Thank you to our other UH campus partners:
Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal at the William S. Richardson School of Law
William S. Richardson School of Law
Pacific-Asian Legal Studies at the William S. Richardson School of Law