Although Japan is 10,042 miles from Florida, both combat criminal activity on a daily basis. Japan and the United States deal with varying issues and degrees of crime, incarceration and supervision. There are varying degrees of how the two systems deal with incarceration of offenders under their jurisdiction. Japan adopted the westernized world style of penology along with systems of law and legal administration between 1862-1912. Prior to 1868 Japan was more of a German institutionalized penal system. The Prison Law of 1908 provided basic rules and regulations for prison administration, stipulating separate facilities for those sentenced to confinement with and without labor and for those detained for trial and short sentences...
Although Japan is 10,042 miles from Florida, both combat criminal activity o