Gewirtz, Paul, "No Winners or Losers, Please," ChinaFile, April 5, 2017. (English)

Gewirtz, Paul, "Constitutional Enforcement: Who Should Do It and How?" China Law Review, Volume 4, No. 12 (October 2016). (English | Chinese)

Gewirtz, Paul, "Limits of Law in the South China Sea," Brookings, May 2016. (English | Chinese)

Gewirtz, Paul, "Obama’s Chance to Get China Right," ChinaFile, November 8, 2014. (English

Gewirtz, Paul, "What China Means by 'Rule of Law,'" The New York Times, October 19, 2014. (English)

Gewirtz, Paul, "Xi, Mao, and China's Search for a Usable Past," ChinaFile, January 14, 2014;  and "Xi Jinping, Mao Zedong: Xunqiu zhongguo 'youyong de lishi,'" On China Blog (Pangguan zhongguo Caixin boke), February 28, 2014. (English | Chinese)

Gewirtz, Paul, "A Re-Opening of U.S.-China Ties?" Caixin, June 6, 2013. (English | Chinese)

Gewirtz, Paul, “A Re-Opening to China?” ChinaFile, June 5, 2013. (English)

Gewirtz, Paul, "What China and US Must Not Forget - A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz," New York Times, January 18, 2011. (English)

Gewirtz, Paul and Prescott, Jeffrey, "U.S. Pretrial Detention: A Work in Progress," Caixin Online, March 24, 2010. (English | Chinese)

Gewirtz, Paul and Prescott, Jeffrey, "Point of Order: Why Legal Education Matters," Caixin Online, June 1, 2010. (English | Chinese)

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). (English | Chinese)

Gewirtz, Paul, "Legislative Supervision of Court Cases," in Judicial Fairness and Supervision. (English | Chinese)

Gewirtz, Paul, "Independence and Accountability of Courts," 3 Public Law Review 24 (2003) (English | Chinese)

Gewirtz, Paul, "The U.S.-China Rule of Law Initiative," 11 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 603 (2003).

Gewirtz, Paul, "Independence and Accountability of Courts," 24 Global Law Review 7 (2002). (English | Chinese)

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”, Chapter 9, China’s Socialist Rule of Law Reforms Under Xin Jinping, edited by John Garrick and Yan Chang Bennett (Routledge, 2016). (PDF

Hecht, Jonathan, "Developments in the Area of Evidence Law in China," testimony on July 26, 2002 before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China.

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 on April 11, 2002 before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China.

Horsley, Jamie P., "Will engaging China promote good governance?" Strategy Paper, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institute, January 2017. (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., "China’s FOIA Turns Eight," on, posted April 28, 2016. (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “Participation in Economic Policymaking in China,” in Scott Kennedy, State and Market in Contemporary China: Toward the 13th Five-Year Plan (CSIS/Rowan & Littlefield, 2016), also available here

Horsley, Jamie P., “China Promotes Open Government as it Seeks to Reinvent Its Governance Model,”, February 22, 2016, also available here.

Horsley, Jamie P., “China’s Leaders Endorse Disclosure as the `Norm’", on, posted 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 as Journal of the Zhejiang Provincial Communist Party School, Issue 5, 2014 (Chinese PDF | English PDF).

Horsley, Jamie P., "China Deepens Its Disclosure Regime," on, posted 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,", posted April 23, 2010 at here, 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," on, posted 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" on, April 20, 2004. 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

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.

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. (English)

Williams, Robert, "A New Vocabulary for Engagement in US-China Relations?" The Diplomat, November 10, 2014. (English)

Williams, Robert, "'Community Corrections' and the Road Ahead for Re-Education Through Labor," ChinaFile, December 20, 2013. (English