2010 - 2011 Schedule

Fall 2010 Semester

September 7: Introduction to China’s Legal System (Gewirtz, Horsley, Webster)

September 14: Jamie P. Horsley, Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer-in-Law, Yale Law School, “The Promise and Challenge of Open Government in China”

September 21: Justice Roberto Ribeiro, Court of Final Appeal, Hong Kong, “The Development of Human Rights Law in Hong Kong Since 1997”

October 1: (in lieu of September 28) Professor Jerome A. Cohen, YLS ’55, NYU Law School, "Taiwan's Impressive Struggle for the Rule of Law and Human Rights:Relevance for China" (SPECIAL TIME, 12 noon; AND LOCATION, SLB Room 128)

October 5: Professor Donald C. Clarke, George Washington University Law School, “The Relationship between the WTO and China’s Domestic Economic Regulation”

October 12: Liu Fengming, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Microsoft China, “China's Intellectual Property Rights Protection Regime”October 19: Professor Edward S. Steinfeld, MIT Department of Political Science, “Playing Our Game: Why China’s Rise Doesn’t Threaten the West”

October 26: Professor Margaret Lewis, Seton Hall University School of Law, “The Exclusionary Rule in China”

November 2: Stephen Roach, Senior Lecturer, Yale School of Management, Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, “The Next China”

November 9: Students are requested to attend a lecture by Nobel Laureate Dr. Paul Krugman at Sprague Memorial Hall (470 College Street) at 4:00 PM.

November 16: Doctor Nicholas Bequelin, Senior Researcher, Human Rights Watch


November 30: Ambassador Jeffrey A. Bader, Senior Director for Asian Affairs, National Security Council

December 7: Professor Carl Minzner, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, “Law and Judging in Chinese Courts”

December 14: Professor Mary Gallagher, University of Michigan Department of Political Science, “Recent Chinese Reforms in Labor and Employment”