Saturday, July 14, 2007


Bryan Townsend and Grace Hsieh Join the China Law Center in Beijing

Bryan Townsend, YLS ‘09, joined the China Law Center as a Summer Research Associate in Beijing on June 18.  Grace Hsieh, Yale College '07, joined the China Law Center as a Research Associate in Beijing on July 13. 

Thursday, June 21, 2007


China Law Center Senior Fellow Discusses Legal Reform in China with U.S. Law Students and Faculty Visiting Beijing

On June 21, China Law Center Senior Fellow Keith Hand and Professor Zhu Wenqi of Renmin University Law School addressed a group of more than 30 U.S. law students and professors at the American Club in Beijing. 

Tuesday, June 19, 2007


China Law Center Awarded $10 Million Hewlett Foundation Grant

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is donating $10 million to support The China Law Center of Yale Law School for five years.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007


$10 Million from Hewlett Foundation Supports The China Law Center

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation donated $10 million to support The China Law Center for the next five years.

Thursday, May 31, 2007


The China Law Center Hosts U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connnor in Beijing for Discussions on Women and the Law

The China Law Center was honored to host Justice Sandra Day O’Connor for a series of events in Beijing on Women and the Law.  On May 28, 2007, the Center hosted a small group discussion on Women and the Law with Justice O’Connor and eleven of China’s brightest women legal activists, law professors, legal reporters, and law students. 

Tuesday, May 29, 2007


Professor Robert Post Delivers First Lecture in New Series on Free Expression

The China Law Center and Peking University kicked off a new lecture series in Beijing on May 18, 2007, with a lecture by YLS Professor Robert Post.  His address, part of a day-long program, was the first in a new series on “Information and Expression in a Transforming Society.”

Tuesday, May 29, 2007


China Law Center Scholars Visit with Yale 100 at Peking University

China Law Center Director Paul Gewirtz, Associate Director Jeffrey Prescott, and Senior Fellow Keith Hand met with Yale students and professors at Peking University Law School today to discuss the Center’s activities, U.S.-China legal cooperation, and legal reform trends in China. 

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.  

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