“The U.S.-Japan alliance is a cornerstone of American foreign and defense policy in East Asia. ‘It’s critical to the security of the region,’ says Matthew Waxman, Liviu Librescu Professor of Law and faculty chair of the Law School’s National Security Law Program. ‘To understand how the U.S.-Japan alliance operates in practice, it’s important for Japanese experts, policymakers, and academics to understand better how the U.S. legal system operates and, in turn, for their American counterparts to better understand how the Japanese legal system works…'”

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