Today, I’d like to take you on a tour of “justice” in samurai-era Japan.
The medieval Japanese justice system actually consisted of two parallel systems: one for commoners, and the other for samurai.
Did you know that 16th century Japan had a functional (and well-organized) police force and court system?
More on that…and a beheading or two…at MURDER IS EVERYWHERE: http://murderiseverywhere.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-rope-and-sword.html
(The link is safe for work, so click on through!)