Wall Street Journal – Parents of Abducted Children Get No Help in Japan

June 16, 2015 America’s Abducted Kids Get No Help From Japan A new law was supposed to enlist the State Department in helping to bring the kids back, but Tokyo has talked its way out of cooperating. By N.J. Congressman Chris Smith Wall Street Journal The U.S. State Department last month released its first annual … More Wall Street Journal – Parents of Abducted Children Get No Help in Japan

Juridical Placebo

The Emancipation Of Children Is Still Far Off Saturday, March 21- Sunday, March 22, 2015 On March 25th, the Human Rights Committee of the world-class, immoderately insane body of legislators known as the U.S. House of Representatives will host an important event in its legislative oversight role: it will review the operations of the U.S. … More Juridical Placebo

Japan and the Results of the Hague Convention, 2014: A second child returned to Japan without protection.

<Below these notes of mine is a story from today’s Yomiuri Shimbun. In it, the Japanese newspaper reports that an American father has been ordered by Japan’s new Hague court to return his child to Japan where the mother resides. > The Hague Convention does exactly for Japan what it says it should; but does … More Japan and the Results of the Hague Convention, 2014: A second child returned to Japan without protection.