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.

Thursday, January 26, 2006

The China Law Center Holds Conference on Homosexuality in China

The conference was called "Diversity, Equality and Harmony: International Workshop on Sexuality, Policy and Law," and was held in conjunction with Fudan University in Shanghai on January 7-8.

Tuesday, September 6, 2005

The China Law Center Holds Workshop on Food Safety

A delegation led by Professor Paul Gewirtz discussed a draft revision to China's Food Hygiene Law.

Thursday, May 12, 2005

The China Law Center Holds Conference in China on Constitutional Review

The China Law Center held a conference in Beijing on May 7-8, in conjunction with Peking University Law School, to bring together leading Chinese legal scholars and government officials to discuss "Constitutional Review and the Future of Chinese Constitutionalism."

Thursday, May 12, 2005

China Law Center Holds Conference in China on Constitutional Review

The concept of constitutional review has been established in the United States since the 1803 Supreme Court case Marbury v. Madison. In China right now the issue is so controversial that the word for "constitutionalism" is not supposed to be printed in newspapers.

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

China Law Center Convenes Discussion on Defamation and Free Speech in Beijing

China's media, once typified by the People's Daily, the drab "mouthpiece" of the Communist Party, have in recent years begun a transformation into a brash, glossy marketplace of magazines and newspapers that would look at home on any American newsstand. Though hard-hitting content has developed slowly, China's media are taking small steps toward greater independence--beginning in some articles to criticize government policy and expose corruption and misconduct.