Shikei Kijun

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Do criteria exist for the death penalty? Yusuke Mito, a law faculty lecturer who did not become a lawyer even though he passed the bar exam, the famous lawyer Kojiro Otomo who advocates the abolition of the death penalty, and the public prosecutor Mariko Nagase studied law together. Each have their own thoughts about the death penalty. One day, Otomo’s wife is murdered by someone. Shinzo Sabae who is resentful of a lawsuit that Otomo had been in charge of, is arrested as a suspect. Otomo reverses the stance he had had until now and seeks the death penalty against Sabae. This prompts Mito to make the decision to become a lawyer and stand in the court. However, the first case Mito takes charge of is the defence of Sabae, who murdered the wife of his good friend, Otomo…

  1. Toshiyuki Mizutani


  2. Mitsuru Tanabe


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  1. Koji Yamamoto

    Koji Yamamoto

    Yusuke Mito

  2. Yukiyoshi Ozawa

    Yukiyoshi Ozawa

    Kojiro Otomo

  3. Naho Toda

    Naho Toda

    Mariko Nagase

  4. Kotomi Kyôno

    Kotomi Kyôno

    Noriko Iijima

  5. Yoshimasa Kondô

    Yoshimasa Kondô

    Wataru Togane

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Shikei Kijun


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Original Title 死刑基準

Status Released

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  • September 25, 2011


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 54m

Budget -

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