Friday, April 24, 2009


China Law Center Welcomes Delegation of Chinese Judges

The China Law Center hosted a delegation of Chinese judges interested in reforming sentencing procedures.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009


Shanghai Official Speaks on Administrative Reconsideration

Mr. Zhao Deguan lectured on recent improvements to the system that settles disputes between the public and the government.

Friday, April 10, 2009


Criminal Procedure Scholar Lectures on Yang Jia Case

Professor Guo Zhiyuan, currently a Kwang-hua Fellow at NYU Law School, led an interesting discussion on the Yang Jia case, the notorious "cop-killer" whose death sentence led to demonstrations all across China.  Her talk highlighted several of the procedural irregularities that attended the authorities' mental examination of Mr. Yang, and ended with a number of proposals to ensure the efficacious examination of all criminal defendants.

Friday, September 26, 2008


Project to Measure China’s Environmental Performance Launched

The Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy and The Samuel Family Foundation have announced the launch of a project to assess environmental management and performance at the provincial level in China.

Thursday, April 17, 2008


The China Law Center Mourns the Loss of Friend and Former Visiting Scholar Professor Zhou Wei

The entire staff of
the China Law
Center was greatly saddened to learn of
the sudden death on April 16, 2008, of Professor Zhou Wei of Shanghai
Jiaotong University's
Law School. 

Tuesday, April 8, 2008


Screening of PBS/WIDE ANGLE Documentary Held at Yale Law School

On April 7, 2008, the
China Law Center worked with PBS’ WIDE ANGLE Series to host a screening and
discussion of the documentary, The People’s Court, which
looks at courtrooms and law schools in China and examines the development of
China’s legal system. 

Friday, April 4, 2008


Taisu Zhang ’08 Discusses Administrative Litigation in Inaugural Works-in-Progress Series

The first meeting of a new Works-in-Progress Series was held on April 3, 2008, at the China Law Center in New Haven. 

Tuesday, April 1, 2008


The China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Land Dispute Resolution Systems

On March 28 and 29, the China Law Center co-hosted a workshop on land dispute resolution with the Administrative Law Research Center of China’s National School of Administration (CNSA) and the Ministry of Land and Resources.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008


New Personnel Join the Center in Beijing and New Haven

Zhen Liu joined the China Law Center as a Fellow in New Haven on November 2.  Philip Chen moved to Beijing to work for the Center as a Senior Fellow on February 11.  Katherine Wilhelm joined the China Law Center as a Senior Fellow in Beijing on March 10. 

Tuesday, February 19, 2008


China Law Center Co-Hosts Anti-Discrimination Workshop in Chengdu

Yale Law School's Jack Balkin (behind left), Paul Gewirtz '70 (left), and Reva Siegel ’86 (right) attended. 

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