Japanese Gun Control

2 Asia-Pacific Law Review 26 (1993)

26 Pages Posted: 16 Jul 2016

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David B. Kopel

Independence Institute; Denver University - Sturm College of Law; Cato Institute

Date Written: July 15, 1993


This article examines Japanese firearms control laws from the sixteenth century to the present. Placing those controls in their cultural context, the article considers whether those laws could be exported to the United States.

Keywords: Japan, gun control, Hideyoshi, small arms

JEL Classification: K14, N65

Suggested Citation

Kopel, David B. and Kopel, David B., Japanese Gun Control (July 15, 1993). 2 Asia-Pacific Law Review 26 (1993), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2810377

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