Genki Kimura

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Genki is an MPhil candidate at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. He is interested in the legalisation of human rights in Europe (especially the European Convention on Human Rights), and East Asia including Japan(comparative constitutional law). He is currently working on empirical research about the strategies of different NGO groups before the European Court of Human Rights. Prior to joining the CSLS in 2021, Genki completed a Magister Juris at the University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Laws (Japanese Political History) at the University of Tokyo

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Marriage For All: Same-Sex Marriage in Japan

Marriage For All: Same-Sex Marriage in Japan

Image description: The exterior of the Supreme Court of Japan. Japanese law neither recognises marriage between same-sex couples nor has the system of civil partnership at the national level. As this inevitably creates problems for ...