Associate Professor Andrew Pardiek | School of Law | SIU

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Associate Professor Andrew Pardiek

Professor Pardieck with Saiguchi

Assistant Professor Andy Pardieck with former Japanese Supreme Court Justice Chiharu Saiguchi. 

Professor Pardieck joined SIU in 2012 after working in Tokyo as General Counsel for Temple University, Japan Campus in Tokyo.  While there he taught courses in Japanese Law and Comparative Corporate Law. He is currently doing research on the role of law in society in present-day Japan.

International Law Teaching

Professor Dervan presented on July 26, 2017 at Seijo University in Tokyo and July 28 at Ritsumeikan University in Osaka on plea bargaining and Associate Pardieck offered comments during panel discussions afterwards.  A grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership funded their travel and work there.

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Professor Dervan presented at Seijo University in Tokyo professor Dervan
Professor Dervan and Associate Professor Pardieck Professor Dervan and Associate Professor Pardieck at Ritsumeikan University in Osaka. 

Comparative Law: Senior Writing Seminar, SIU Law, Fall 2012

Japanese Law, Beasley School of Law at Temple University Japan Campus, Spring 2011

Professional Engagement

Invited presentation on Japanese contract law at the Contract Law Reform in Asia symposium sponsored by the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law at the University of Sydney, December 6, 2013.

Invited presentation on the role of law in Japan at the Festschrift Conference in Honor of Professor John O. Haley, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle. October 19, 2012.

The photograph below is Mt. Fuji.

Mt. Fuji

Selected Research & Scholarship

Tomohiko Maeda & Andrew Pardieck, ADR in Japan’s Financial Markets & the Rule of Law, 10 NORTHEASTERN U. L. REV. (2018).

Layers of the Law: A Look at the Role of Law in Japan Today, 22 PAC. RIM L. & POLICY J. 599 (2013).

Contract Law in Japan (co-author, anticipated publication in 2014 by Kluwer International Law)

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