Those issues include the unresolved abductions of Japanese by North Korean agents during the Cold War, and North Korea's demand that Japan atone for its early 20th century colonial rule of the Korean peninsula and make reparations payments."VOA-S090", "2539954"
question at ［in］ issue
become a moot point 【形】issuable
stick with an issue
agree on an issue
railroad a controversial bill
become a point of issue
cause someone lose his objectivity on an issue
thorny issue ［matter］
joinder of issue《法律》
Don't dance around on the issue. We need to tackle the root of the problem.◆【使い方に注意】dance〈話〉
A change of the date for oral argument shall not be allowed for a case in which proceedings to arrange issues and evidence have already been conducted, if it is based on the reason that facts and evidence have not been researched sufficiently.〔【出典】日本法令外国語訳データベースシステム 〕
With regard to a case in which proceedings to arrange issues and evidence have already been conducted, the court shall make preparations so as to be able to conduct an examination of evidence immediately on the first date for oral argument after the close or conclusion of the proceedings to arrange issues and evidence.〔【出典】日本法令外国語訳データベースシステム 〕
make the issue of ~ an important part of one's campaign
（1） When the court deems it necessary to conduct productive proceedings of a trial consecutively, systematically and speedily, the court may, after hearing the opinions of the public prosecutor and the accused or his/her counsel and prior to the first trial date, order on a ruling that the case be subject to a pretrial arrangement proceeding as trial preparation for arrangement of the issues and evidence of the case.〔【出典】日本法令外国語訳データベースシステム 〕
（1） When the court considers it necessary during the course of the proceedings, the court may, after hearing the opinions of the public prosecutor and the accused or his/her counsel and after the first trial date, put the case, on a ruling, into an inter-trial arrangement proceeding as preparation for the trial to arrange the issues and evidence of the case.〔【出典】日本法令外国語訳データベースシステム 〕
（2） When the accused or his/her defense counsel clarifies, pursuant to the provisions of Article 316-17, paragraph （1） of the Code or Article 316-22, paragraph （1） of the Code, the facts to be proved or any other factual or legal allegations to be made on a trial date, he/she shall clearly indicate, in a concrete and concise manner, the matters necessary for arranging the issues and evidence of the case.〔【出典】日本法令外国語訳データベースシステム 〕
（2） In cases where, upon closing preliminary oral arguments, the presiding judge is to have the parties submit a document summarizing the issues and evidence as arranged through the preliminary oral arguments, he/she may specify the period for submitting said document.〔【出典】日本法令外国語訳データベースシステム 〕
（2） The presiding judge, when he/she finds it appropriate, upon closing preliminary oral arguments, may have the parties submit a document summarizing the issues and evidence as arranged through the preliminary oral arguments.〔【出典】日本法令外国語訳データベースシステム 〕
（3） The presiding judge, etc., when he/she finds it necessary, may consult both parties with regard to the matters concerning the arrangement of issues and evidence or any other matters necessary for oral argument, as provided for by the Rules of the Supreme Court, by a method that enables the court and both parties to communicate simultaneously with one another by audio transmissions. In this case, the presiding judge, etc. may have a court clerk record the outcome of the consultation.〔【出典】日本法令外国語訳データベースシステム 〕
（4） In the case referred to in paragraph （1）, the provisions of Article 23-2 and Article 24 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the point at issue, and the provision of Article 35 shall apply to a judicial decision on the burden of court costs.〔【出典】日本法令外国語訳データベースシステム 〕
One of the big issues during July's Upper House election is the relocation of the American military base in Okinawa.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2010年7月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT285018", "2424286"
"As with the O.J. case, if you employ a powerful lawyer who can switch the point at issue from murder to one of race, you can make a jury of laypeople lose their sense of reason, appeal to their emotions and guide them to a convenient verdict easily,〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1996年5月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT115040", "2162075"
The point of issue in the "Recruit scandal" is that he gave unlisted insider's stocks （sure to greatly rise in the future） to politicians.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1989年3月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT030004", "2498515"
"For Republicans and for the President, this is an issue in which they continue to have positive ratings for voters.""VOA-S100", "2164617"
argue one side of an issue（議論などで）
sort of headline issue
All of those kinds of issues are relevant in many countries.
Part of the controversy behind this issue came from the description in the book "My war crime-a record of taking Koreans by force" （author: YOSHIDA Seiji） that stated Korean women living on Chejyu island were taken by force and made to work as prostitutes.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2007年6月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT248018", "2429009"
And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe -- the belief that the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state, but from the hand of God.〔【the same ... forebears foughtに関する補足説明】このbeliefsとは、18世紀後半、アメリカ独立戦争の際に掲げた「自由と平等」「民主主義」といった建国の理念のことだが、人間としての権利が天与のものだという発想は、18世紀後半には革命的なものだった。〕"USPIA35", "2251247"
when all those things became an issue
Consequently, the first-ever trial is held focusing on the question of whether the devil really exists or not."MB003817", "2281369"
Then in 1978, it became very explicitly political when Republican conservative organizers looking for good social causes to galvanize people to join their general movement saw correctly that abortion was gonna be a very good, sort of headline issue for what they were trying to do."E2002401", "2513989"