A Japanese man, Hideyuki Noguchi, was charged with incapacitated rape of 39 women. The police confirmed 39 rapes, but Noguchi confessed there were 100 victims. However, there is no life in prison sentence in the Japanese legal system. Noguchi will at most have to serve 30 years in prison. The maximum sentencing guidelines applicable to Noguchi highlights a deficiency of the Japanese legal system.
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Posted by Madeleine M. Pfefferle (Maddi) on Mon. March 2, 2015 5:37 PM
Categories: Criminal Law, Japan