January 25: Introductory Session -- Paul Gewirtz, Jamie Horsley, Jeffrey Prescott, Timothy Webster
February 2: Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series with Professor Jerome A. Cohen '55 Part I: Taiwan's Developing Rule of Law and Its Significance for China: 50 Years of Personal Experience (Class will meet in Faculty Lounge)
February 9: Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series with Professor Jerome A. Cohen '55 Part II: Law's Role in China's Economic Development: Present at the Creation (Class will meet in Faculty Lounge)
February 16: No Session--Special Event To Be Announced Later in the Term
February 23: Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series with Professor Jerome A. Cohen '55 Part III: Participating in the Growth of China's Legal System: Scholarly, Pro Bono and Journalistic Efforts (Class will meet in Faculty Lounge)
March 2: Benjamin Heineman, Harvard Law School (former General Counsel and Senior Vice President, General Electric) "Doing Business in China: Legal and Ethical Issues"
March 9: Sida Liu, University of Wisconsin, "Politics in Everyday Work: Motivations and Coping Strategies of Chinese Criminal Defense Lawyers"
March 16: No Session--Spring Recess
March 23: Nicholas Bequelin, Human Rights Watch, "Lawyers and Human Rights in China: Pioneers, Agents and Victims"
March 30: Rangita de Silva-de Alwis, Wellesley College, "New Developments in Gender-Based Legal Reform: Exciting Opportunities and Emerging Challenges, 15 Years after the Beijing Conference"
April 6: J. Stapleton Roy, Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (former U.S. Ambassador to China), "China at a Turning Point"
April 13: Jeffrey Bader, Asia Director, National Security Council, White House
April 20: Susan Shirk, University of California, San Diego (former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State), "The Institutionalization of Leadership Politics in China"
April 27: Ruoying Chen, University of Chicago Law School, "China's Developing Property Law: Informal Sales of Rural Housing"