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Recent Staff Publications
Gewirtz, Paul, "No Winners or Losers, Please," ChinaFile (April 5, 2017).
Gewirtz, Paul, "Constitutional Enforcement: Who Should Do It and How?" China Law Review, Volume 4, No. 12 (October 2016). (Chinese)
Gewirtz, Paul, "Obama’s Chance to Get China Right," ChinaFile (November 8, 2014).
Gewirtz, Paul, "What China Means by 'Rule of Law,'" The New York Times (October 19, 2014).
Gewirtz, Paul, “A Re-Opening to China?” ChinaFile (June 5, 2013).
Gewirtz, Paul, "What China and US Must Not Forget - A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz," New York Times, January 18, 2011.
Gewirtz, Paul, "Privacy and Speech," in Sino-American Advanced Legal Studies Dialogue: Research on Personality and Defamation Law, edited by Wang Liming and Paul Gewirtz. Renmin University (2006). (Chinese)
Gewirtz, Paul, "The U.S.-China Rule of Law Initiative," 11 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 603 (2003).
Gewirtz, Paul, "Approaches to Constitutional Interpretation: Comparative Constitutionalism and Chinese Characteristics," Vol. 31 Part 2 Hong Kong Law Journal 200 (2001).
Han, Su Lin, "Building Administrative Enforcement Mechanism for Gender Equality Laws: International Experience,” Shenzhen Women's Federation Publishing, 2013.
Han, Su Lin, “Individual rights protection or social management? Equal employment laws and policies in China,” China’s Socialist Rule of Law Reforms Under Xin Jinping, Chapter 9, edited by John Garrick and Yan Chang Bennett (Routledge, 2016).
Hecht, Jonathan, "Developments in the Area of Evidence Law in China," testimony before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (July 26, 2002).
Hecht, Jonathan, "Opening to Reform?: An Analysis of China's Revised Criminal Procedure Law," published by the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights.
Hecht, Jonathan, "Taming the Dragon: Can Legal Reform Foster Human Rights in China?" testimony before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (April 11, 2002).
Horsley, Jamie P., “China Promotes Open Government as it Seeks to Reinvent Its Governance Model,” Freedominfo.org (February 22, 2016). (PDF)
Horsley, Jamie P., “China’s Leaders Endorse Disclosure as the 'Norm'", Freedominfo.org (November 4, 2014).
Horsley, Jamie P., “China’s rulers commit to the (socialist) rule of law,” Nikkei Asian Review (October 27, 2014).
Jamie Horsley and Can Sun, “Information Disclosure Requirements and Issues for Universities in the United States: Letting Sunshine into the Ivory Tower.” Published in Chinese in the Journal of the Zhejiang Provincial Communist Party School, Issue 5, 2014 (English PDF | Chinese PDF).
Horsley, Jamie P., "China Deepens Its Disclosure Regime," Freedominfo.org (April 4, 2014).
Horsley, Jamie P., “Balancing Individual Rights and Group Interests: Who Decides?” in Douglas G. Spelman, ed., The United States and China: Mutual Public Perceptions. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., 2011.
Horsley, Jamie P., "The Rule of Law: Pushing the Limits of Party Rule," in Joseph Fewsmith, ed., China Today, China Tomorrow: Domestic Politics, Economy and Society. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2010.
Horsley, Jamie P., "The Development of Public Participation in the People’s Republic of China" in Ethan J. Leib & Baogang He, eds., The Search for Deliberative Democracy in China. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Horsley, Jamie P., "Update on China's Open Government Information Regulations: Surprising Public Demand Yielding Some Positive Results," Freedominfo.org (April 23, 2010). (PDF) Also included as a chapter in Stanley B. Lubman, ed., The Evolution Of Law Reform In China: An Uncertain Path (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012).
Horsley, Jamie P., "China Adopts First Nationwide Open Government Information Regulations," Freedominfo.org (May 9, 2007). (PDF)
Our Center's translation of the Regulations on Open Government Information is also available: Open Government Regulations English Translation.
Horsley, Jamie P., "Rule of Law in China: Incremental Progress," in C. Fred Bergsten, N. Lardy, B. Gill & D. Mitchell, The Balance Sheet in 2007 and Beyond (Center for Strategic and International Studies and The Peterson Institute for International Economics, April 2007).
Horsley, Jamie P., "Toward a More Open China?" in Ann Florini ed., The Right to Know: Transparency for an Open World (Columbia University Press, 2007).
Horsley, Jamie P., and Harold C. Relyea, eds., "Special Symposium Issue: Open Government in China," with an "Introduction on Open Government Implementation" by Jamie P. Horsley, in Government Information Quarterly, Volume 23, Issue 1 (2006).
Horsley, Jamie P., “Access to Government Information in the People’s Republic of China,” in The Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac 2006.
Horsley, Jamie P., "Rule of Law in China: Incremental Progress," written as a background paper for incorporation in C.F. Bergsten, B. Gill, N.R. Lardy & D. Mitchell, China: The Balance Sheet (Public Affairs Press, 2006).
Horsley, Jamie P., "Public Participation and the Democratization of Chinese Governance," in Yang Zhong and Shipin Hua, eds., Political Civilization and Modernization: The Political Context of China's Reform. World Scientific Press, 2006.
Horsley, Jamie P., "The Democratization of Chinese Governance Through Public Participation and Open Government Information," in Political Civilization and Modernization in China, Vol. 3, The Political Context of China's Transformation (Renmin University, Beijing, 2004), page 569.
Horsley, Jamie P., "Shanghai Advances the Cause of Open Government Information in China," Freedominfo.org (April 20, 2004). (PDF) A translation of The Shanghai Municipal Provisions on Open Government Information is also available.
Horsley, Jamie P., Book Review of China's Long March Toward Rule of Law, by Randall Peerenboom, Journal of Asian Studies (February 2004).
Horsley, Jamie P., "Guangzhou's Pioneering Foray Into Open Government" in China Business Review, July-August 2003, and also reprinted with the author's translation of the Guangzhou provisions at Freedominfo.org.
Horsley, Jamie P., "A Legal Perspective on the Development of Electoral Democracy in China: The Case of Village Elections," in Understanding China's Legal System (a festschrift in honor of Jerome A. Cohen). NYU Press, 2003.
Horsley, Jamie P., Book Review of Bird in a Cage: Legal Reform in China After Mao, by Stanley B. Lubman, The China Business Review, May-June 2002.
Horsley, Jamie P., "Village Elections, Training Ground for Democratization," The China Business Review, Mar-April 2001.
Webster, Graham, “China and the Eight Guardian Warriors of American Tech: What does China mean by ''secure and controllable'' and who stands to lose?" SupChina, March 16, 2017.
Webster, Graham, "Observations on China’s New International Cyberspace Cooperation Strategy," Lawfare, March 7, 2017.
Webster, Graham, "点评中国：中美两国如何解决网络安全问题？," BBC Chinese, July 4, 2016.
Webster, Graham, "Has U.S. Cyber Pressure Worked on China?" The Diplomat, December 10, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "Obama: Cyber Theft ‘an Act of Aggression’ but US and China Can Develop Norms," The Diplomat, September 18, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "America Can’t Deter What It Can’t Define in Cyberspace," The Diplomat, August 13, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "How should Obama respond to Chinese hacking?" Nikkei Asian Review, June 21, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "US–Japan Cyber Cooperation Comes to Life," Nikkei Asian Review, June 4, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "US Is Fighting the Wrong Cyberwar Against China," The Diplomat, November 11, 2014.
Webster, Graham, “Is This the Best Response to China’s Cyber-Attacks?” ChinaFile, Asia Society, May 5, 2014.
Webster, Graham, “Probe Deep Differences to Make Real Progress on Cybersecurity,” China-US Focus, August 13, 2013.
Webster, Graham, "Who speaks for the Chinese government?" SupChina, January 20, 2017.
Webster, Graham, "What should the U.S. government do to respond to China’s vexing drone snatch?," Foreign Policy Best Defense blog, December 21, 2016.
Webster, Graham, "A Trump-China Reading List, and Unanswered Questions for his Asia Policy," Lawfare, November 9, 2016.
Webster, Graham, "Pivoting With Kurt Campbell—U.S. Policy Toward Asia in the Era of China''s Rise," Los Angeles Review of Books China Blog, October 19, 2016.
Webster, Graham, "Will ASEAN Remain Central to US Asia Policy?" The Diplomat, February 15, 2016.
Webster, Graham, "2015: The Year US-China Relations Went Public," The Diplomat, December 26, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "Asia Pivot: Does the US Need to Rebalance Harder?" The Diplomat, January 29, 2016.
Webster, Graham, "What You Should be Thankful for in US–China Relations," The Diplomat, November 25, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "What Will the TPP Mean for China?" ChinaFile, Asia Society, October 10, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "Five Overlooked Developments from the Obama–Xi Visit," The Diplomat, October 1, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "Xi Jinping''s Message to America," ChinaFile, Asia Society, September 22, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "What To Expect From Xi Jinping''s Visit to the US," The Diplomat, September 2, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "Should the U.S. Change Its China Policy and How?" ChinaFile, Asia Society, June 6, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "Holding on to an Optimistic US-China Moment," Nikkei Asian Review, November 14, 2014.
Webster, Graham, "What Should Obama and Xi Say to Each Other at APEC?" ChinaFile, Asia Society, November 5, 2014.
Webster, Graham, with Young-June Chung, Michael Sullivan, Yu-Peng Teng, and Lea Yu, “Transparency and Balancing in the Pacific: Lessons From the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP),” Issues & Insights 14:6, Pacific Forum CSIS, p. 13–18.
Webster, Graham, “Obama’s Missed Asia Trip Is No Disaster—If He Follows Up Strong,” China-US Focus, October 10, 2013.
Webster, Graham, “Why are the Chinese investing in Toledo?” Fortune, June 20, 2012. (A version appeared in print.)
Webster, Graham, "Would a Military Sail-by at Mischief Reef be a FON Operation?," Lawfare, November 1, 2016.
Webster, Graham, "South China Sea: The Real Questions About US ‘Freedom of Navigation’ Operations," The Diplomat, May 20, 2016.
Webster, Graham, "How Close Was the Latest Close Call in the South China Sea?" ChinaFile, Asia Society, February 4, 2016.
Webster, Graham, "How China Maintains Strategic Ambiguity in the South China Sea," The Diplomat, October 29, 2015.
Webster, Graham, "South China Sea: What 12 Nautical Miles Does and Doesn''t Mean," The Diplomat, October 15, 2015.
Williams, Robert, “China’s Transparency Two-Step: Reform and Control in the Wake of the Fourth Plenum,” Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (November 26, 2014).
Williams, Robert, "A New Vocabulary for Engagement in US-China Relations?" The Diplomat (November 10, 2014).
Williams, Robert, "'Community Corrections' and the Road Ahead for Re-Education Through Labor," ChinaFile (December 20, 2013).