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Real name Ono Seiichiro
Death year 1891-1986
Profession Criminalist
Birthplace Morioka
Memorial hall Morioka City Presbyterian Memorial Hall


After serving as a prosecutor and professor at Tokyo University, he became an attorney after the postwar public office. In the Tokyo trial, he held an attorney for the navy defendant. As a special adviser to the Ministry of Justice in 1956 and as a leader in making the revised penal code in 1974, he developed the objectiveist criminal law theory of "penalty is rewarding". His books include: History of Legal Thought, Subjective Development of Japanese Law, and General Law. Medal of Culture.

Photo courtesy of Morioka City Presbyterian Memorial Hall