YAMAGUCHI, Itsuko山口 いつ子（やまぐち いつこ）
- III Faculty (Core & Mobile)
- Research Topic
- Information Law and Policy
- Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies
Ph.D. in Socio-Information Studies (The University of Tokyo)
Born in 1968. Left the Doctoral Program of Graduate School of Sociology, The University of Tokyo in 1994 to be appointed as Research Associate, Institute of Socio-Information and Communication Studies, The University of Tokyo. Promoted to Associate Professor in 1998. Appointed as Associate Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo in 2000. Promoted to Professor in 2012.
Conducted visiting research at Harvard Law School for one year in 1999-2000, and at Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre for another year in 2007-2008.
Outline of Research
Selected Bibliography of Recent Work (as of September 2012):
1. Single-authored Book in Japanese
ITSUKO YAMAGUCHI, JOHO-HO NO KOZO: JOHO NO JIYU, KISEI, HOGO [THE ARCHITECTURE OF INFORMATION LAW: FREEDOM, REGULATION, AND PROTECTION OF INFORMATION] (University of Tokyo Press, 2010)<The 26th "TELECOM SOCIAL SCIENCE AWARD" (The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation), and The 3rd "UCHIKAWA YOSHIMI MEMORIAL AWARD" (The Japan Society for Studies in Journalism and Mass Communication)>.
2. Journal Article in English
(2.1) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Mass Media and Privacy in Japan: Current Issues, Recent Trends, and Future Challenges toward the "Ubiquitous Network Society", JOURNAL OF KOREA INFORMATION LAW, Vol. 10, No. 1, at 171-81 (2006).
(2.2) Itsuko Yamaguchi (Translated by David C. Buist), Cyberlaw, THEORY, CULTURE & SOCIETY, Vol. 23, No. 2-3, at 529-31 (2006).
(2.3) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Beyond De Facto Freedom: Digital Transformation of Free Speech Theory in Japan, 38 STANFORD JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 109-22 (2002).
3. Journal Article or Book Chapter in Japanese
(3.1) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Smart Surveillance Kankyo ni okeru Privacy Kachi no Seitouka to Kumikomi [Justifying and Embedding Privacy Values in Smart Surveillance Environments], AMERICA-HO (forthcoming).
(3.2) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Net Jidai no Meiyo Kison, Privacy Shingai to "Jizen Yokusei" : Hoppo Journal Jiken Hanketsu [Defamation, Privacy Invasion, and "Prior Restraint" in the Age of the Net : Hoppo Journal Case Judgment], 1 QUARTERY JURIST 50-58 (2012).
(3.3) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Kokusai Media Jigyo no Tenkai to Kihonteki-Joho no Teikyo: Internet Jidai no Shuchu-haijyo Gensoku no Arikata wo megutte [Development of International Media Business and Provision of Fundamental Information: Media Ownership Regulations in the Internet Age], 1378 JURISUTO 121-32 (2009).
(3.4) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Mass Media no Hyogen no Jiyu to Kojin no Hyogen no Jiyu: Blogosphere Jidai ni motomerareru Kisha no "Tokken"-ron eno Shiten [Freedom of Expression by Mass Media and Freedom of Expression by the Individual: Perspectives on Journalist’s "Privilege" Theory in the Age of the Blogosphere], in IWAMANI KOZA: KENPO, Vol. 2, JINKENRON NO SHINTENKAI 141-68 (Hiroshi Nishihara et al. eds., 2007).
(3.5) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Hyogen no Jiyu to Chosakuken [Freedom of Expression and Copyright], in CHITEKI-ZAISAN-HO NO RIRON TO GENDAITEKI-KADAI 365-85 (Hidetaka Aizawa et al. eds., 2005).
(3.6) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Ubiquitous Jidai ni okeru "Cyber-ho" Gainen no Tenkai: Hyogen no Jiyu no Kachi-ishiki kara [Development of the "Cyberlaw" Concept in the Ubiquitous Network Age: With a Focus on Values of Freedom of Expression], in TOKERU-SAKAI KOERU-HO, Vol. 4, MEDIA TO SEIDO 113-39 (Daniel Foote & Yasuo Hasebe eds., 2005).
(3.7) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Hyogen no Jiyu-ron no Metamorphosis: America Gashu-koku Kenpo Daiichi-shusei ni okeru Kozo-henka to sono Kachi-genri [Metamorphosis of Freedom of Expression Theories: Architectural Change and Underlying Value Principles of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution], 67 TOKYO DAIGAKU SHAKAI JOHO KENKYUSHO KIYO 23-55 (2004).
(3.8) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Default toshiteno "Shiso no Jiyu Shijo" ["Marketplace of Ideas" as a Default], HORITSU JIHO, Vol.74, No.1, at 16-22 (2002).
(3.9) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Kojin Jyoho Hogo to Media no Jiyu [Protection of Personal Information and Freedom of Media], 1222 JURISUTO 93-101 (2002).
4. Case Review in Japanese
(4.1) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Shuzai-film no Teishutsu Meirei to Shuzai no Jiyu: Hakata-eki Jiken [Subpoena on TV Films and Freedom of Newsgathering: The Hakata Station Case] (Supreme Court decision, Nov. 26, 1969), in KENPO HANREI HYAKUSEN, Vol. 1 [Special Issue of JURISUTO, No. 186], at 162-63 (Kazuyuki Takahashi et al. eds., 5th ed. 2007).
(4.2) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Seijika-chojo Rikon-hodo niyoru Privacy-shingai to Jizen-sashitome [Privacy Invasion by News Reporting on the Divorce of the Statesperson's Daughter and Preliminary Injunction](Tokyo High Court decision, Mar. 31, 2004), 1906 HANREI JIHO 222-29 [562 HANREI HYORON 44-51] (2005).
(4.3) Itsuko Yamaguchi, News Hoso to Meiyo Kison [News Broadcasting and Defamation], (Supreme Court judgment, Oct. 26, 2003), in MEDIA HANREI HYAKUSEN [Special Issue of JURISUTO, No. 179], at 190-91 (Masao Horibe & Yasuo Hasebe eds., 2005).
(4.4) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Mascomi-kankei Hanrei Kaiko [Annual Review of Cases on Mass Communications], 622 SHINBUN KENKYU 46-51 (2003); 633 SHINBUN KENKYU 67-72 (2004); 645 SHINBUN KENKYU 44-49 (2005); 655 SHINBUN KENKYU 55-60 (2006).
(4.5) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Internet jo no MP3 File-kyoyu wo meguru Chosakuken-shingai to Chukan-baikaisha no Sekinin: Napster Jiken Renpo-kososai Hanketsu [Copyright Infringement and Liability of Intermediaries in the Case of MP3 File-sharing over the Internet], (A & M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc., 239 F.3d 1004 (9th Cir. 2001)), HORITSU JIHO, Vol. 73, No. 9, at 117-22 (2001).
5. Report of the Research Project in Japanese (Including a Summary in English)
ITSUKO YAMAGUCHI, CHITEKIZAISANKEN TO JIYU NA JOHORYUTSU TONO CHOSEI NO ARIKATA WO MEGURU KENPOGAKUTEKI-KOSATSU: JOHOGIJYUTSU NI KANSURU HO NI OKERU KIHONGENRI NO TANKYU [Observations on the Balancing of Intellectual Property Rights with Information Freedom from the Perspective of Constitutional Law: In Search of Basic Principles in Law Relating to Information Technology] (Entrusted by the Japan Patent Office, Report of the 2007FY Industrial Property Research Promotion Project; Published by Institute of Intellectual Property, 2008) [A summary in Japanese, at 1-10; main text in Japanese, at 1-54; English translation of the summary (David C. Buist trans.), at 1-16].
6. Oral Presentation in English
(6.1) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Japanese "Information Law" Meets American Cyberlaw: In Search of Basic Principles to Deal with Crosscutting Legal Issues in the Ubiquitous Network Society, the VIIIth World Congress of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL), "Constitutions and Principles", Workshop 3: Media and Constitutional Principles (Mexico City, Mexico/ December 7, 2010).
(6.2) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Mass Media and Privacy in Japan: Current Issues, Recent Trends, and Future Challenges toward the "Ubiquitous Network Society", Korean Association of Info-Media Law, "International Symposium for Korean Association of Info-Media Law’s 10th Anniversary: Paradigm Shift in Information-Media Law for Individual Rights and Responsibilities" (Seoul, Korea/ June 24, 2006).
(6.3) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Regulating Freedom of the Internet: Why "Cyberlaw"?, Law Faculty, the University of Tokyo, "International Symposium on Trans-boundary Issues of Law and Politics" (Tokyo, Japan/ December 7-8, 2003).
(6.4) Itsuko Yamaguchi, Article 21 v. First Amendment: Will American Free Speech Philosophy Do Good for Japan?, Graduate Program, Harvard Law School, "Visiting Scholar and Visiting Researcher Colloquium Series" (Cambridge, MA, the United States/ April 6, 2000).
Current Project with the Research Grant
Principal investigator: Itsuko Yamaguchi
Project title: Ubiquitous Jidai no Joho-ho ni okeru Kiteiteki-kachi to Enforcement ni kansuru Hikaku Seido Kenkyu [Comparative Study on Fundamental Values and Enforcement of Information Law in the Ubiquitous Network Age]
Name of the grant: KAKENHI Kiban (C) [JSPS, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)]
Term: from April 2009 to March 2013
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