2002 - 2003 Schedule

2002 - 2003 Schedule

Fall 2002 Semester

September 10: Introduction, administration (Paul Gewirtz, Jonathan Hecht & Jamie Horsley)

September 17: Hong Kong Chief Justice Andrew Li on "The Hong Kong-Mainland Legal Relationship."

September 24: Professor Wang Xixin, Beijing University Law School, on "Public Participation in the Regulatory Process"

October 1: Professor Sharon Hom, Acting Executive Director of Human Rights In China, on "Human Rights in China"

October 8: Robert Cassidy, former Deputy USTR for negotiations on China's accession to the World Trade Organization, on "China and the WTO Agreements"

October 15: Professor Deborah Davis, Yale Department of Sociology, on "The Grounded Logic of Property Ownership"

October 22: No Yale Law School classes this week

October 29: Professor Xu Xianming, China University of Politics and Law, on "The Ethics of and Oversight over the Judiciary"

November 5: Ambassador James Lilley, American Enterprise Institute (former Ambassador to China and South Korea, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Affairs and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian Affairs), on "U.S. Policy toward China"

November 12: Professor William Alford , Harvard Law School, on "Have You Eaten? Have You Divorced? Debating the Meaning of Freedom in Marriage in China"

November 19: No Class

November 26: Student Presentations

December 3: John Kamm, President, Duihua Foundation , on "Political Crimes and Prisoner Releases"

December 10: Professor Cai Yanmin, Zhongshan University, on "Clinical Legal Education in China"

Spring 2003 Semester

January 28: Introduction, administration (Paul Gewirtz, Jonathan Hecht & Jamie Horsley)

February 4: Minxin Pei, Senior Associate and Co-Director of the China Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, on "China's Governance Crisis"

Februay 11: Professor Fang Liufang of China University of Politics and Law, Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, on "Kung Sze -- The Interpretation of Its Historical, Legal and Linguistic Meaning"

February 18: Margaret Ng, Hong Kong Legislator, on "Hong Kong at a Cross-roads: Anti-Subversion Legislation and Its Implications for the Future of Constitutional Rights and the Rule of Law" (Room 120)

March 4: Professor Chen Zhiwu, Yale School of Management, on "Media Defendants in the Chinese Courts"

March 11: Professor Joseph Fewsmith, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Director of the East Asia Interdisciplinary Studies Program, Boston University, on "Political Succession: Changing Guards and Changing Rules"

March 18: No Workshop/Spring Break

March 25: Professor Zhang Qi, Professor of Law, Beijing University Law School, on "Keeping Pace with the Evolving Society----The Development of A Precedent System in China"

April 1: Nicholas Howson, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, on "Corporate Governance and Shareholders' Private Right of Action in China"

April 8: Professor Pierre Landry, Yale University, Department of Political Science, on "Membership in Social Organizations and the Demand for Legal Reform in Late Socialist China" (date to be confirmed)

April 15: Professor Margaret Pearson, University of Maryland, on "Emergence of the New Regulatory State in China"

April 22: James McGregor, former head of Dow Jones in China, on "Resolving Business Disputes in Regulated Industries"

April 29: Professor Benjamin Liebman, Columbia Law School (topic to be confirmed)

May 6: Jamie P. Horsley, Associate Director and Lecture-in-Law, The China Law Center, Yale Law School on "China's New Open Government Information Legislation"