Tuesday, May 22, 2007

The China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Small Claims Procedures

The China Law Center co-sponsored a Workshop on Small Claims Procedures with Tsinghua University School of Law on May 19 and 20, 2007.

Friday, May 18, 2007

China Law Center Director Paul Gewirtz and Colleagues Visit Hunan Province for Talks on Administrative Law with Governor Zhou Qiang

On May 17, China Law Center Director Paul Gewirtz, Associate Director Jeffrey Prescott, and Professor Wang Xixin of Peking University visited Changsha, Hunan Province for talks on administrative law with Governor Zhou Qiang and other Hunan legal officials. 

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Senior Fellow Keith Hand Examines Citizen Constitutionalism in China

In an article published in the May issue of the Far Eastern Economic Review, Senior Fellow Keith Hand examines three recent citizen legal claims — two involving mundane tax and compensation issues, and a third involving a well-known constitutional challenge to China’s Property Rights Law, and their implications for China’s constitutional development.  

Sunday, April 15, 2007

Senior Fellow Thomas Kellogg Reviews Hong Kong’s New Surveillance Ordinance

In an article published in the April issue of the Hong Kong Journal, Senior Fellow Thomas Kellogg examines Hong Kong’s new Surveillance Ordinance. 

Friday, March 30, 2007

Bernstein Symposium April 12-13—“Defending Rights Through Law in China”

The annual Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship Symposium, to be held April 12-13 at Yale Law School, will focus on “Defending Rights Through Law in China:  Progress and Challenges.”

Saturday, January 6, 2007

The China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Central-Local Relations

The China Law Center co-sponsored an “International Workshop on the Legalization of Central-Local Relations” with The Constitutional and Administrative Law Center at Peking University on January 6-7, 2007 in Beijing. 

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

The China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Water Conservation

The China Law Center sponsored an “International Workshop on Water Conservation” with China’s State Council Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA) on October 24-25, 2006 in Beijing.  The event brought together a group of international experts and Chinese officials and scholars to discuss efforts to design a new water conservation policy in China. 

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

The China Law Center Holds Conference on the Drafting of China’s Tort Law

The Beijing-based workshop facilitated conversations about tort law reform between members of the Legislative Affairs Commission of the National People's Congress and U.S. tort law experts. 

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Is China’s Government Becoming More Open?

Jamie Horsley, deputy director of The China Law Center

Friday, May 26, 2006

The China Law Center Hosts Workshop on Exercising the Legislative "Power of the Purse"

The China Law Center hosted an "International Workshop on the Legislature, Budget Supervision, and Public Finance" in Beijing on May 13-14.