Hiroshi Yasuhara, a retired judge who advises a group of people who have lost relatives in bus and train accidents. He was referring to last week's decision by the Supreme Court to uphold a lower court's decision acquitting three former past presidents of JR West of negligence over the 2005 train derailment in Amagsaki, Hyogo Prefecture, that claimed 107 lives.© Kyodo
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The latest court decision showed the reality that the higher corporate officials are, the more difficult it is to hold them criminally responsible in major accidents.
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