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Why Is Carlos Ghosn Afraid of the Japanese Justice System?

Jan 16, 2020 - The New York Times

One concern he and others cite is the country’s “99 percent conviction rate” in criminal cases.

One concern he and others cite is the country’s “99 percent conviction rate” in criminal cases.

In the 13 months between the arrest of Carlos Ghosn, the former chief executive of Nissan, and his fleeing Japan amid allegations of improper compensation and misuse of corporate assets, the Japanese criminal justice system has been put under a microscope.

Critics in Japan hav...