The Paul Tsai China Center has begun to make available online articles, documents, and other research collected as part of our ongoing projects in China. Some of these documents have been translated into English. Please see the following sections:

Open Government Information in China

Public Participation in China

Additional Resources


Center for the Study on Globalization

The Yale Center for the Study of Globalization (YCSG) was launched to enrich the debate about globalization at Yale and to promote the flow of ideas between Yale and the policy world.

Council on East Asian Studies, Yale Center for International and Area Studies

The Council on East Asian Studies continues a long tradition of East Asian Studies at Yale by organizing lectures, conferences, seminar series and film series to provide a forum for discussion of and support for the study of China, Japan, and Korea.  The Council is part of the Yale Center for International and Area Studies, and sponsors a variety of events as well as grants and fellowships.

Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights and the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, Yale Law School

The Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School coordinates a diverse program of human rights activities that serve students and scholars at Yale and contribute to the growth and development of the human rights community locally and internationally.

World Fellows Program, Yale University

Aiming to build a global network of emerging leaders and to broaden international understanding at Yale University, each year the World Fellows Program brings to Yale 16 to 18 highly accomplished men and women from a diverse set of countries around the world.

The Yale-China Association

The Yale-China Association is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote mutual understanding between Chinese and Americans through teaching and service.

The Yale Club of Beijing

The Yale Club of Beijing is a non-profit organization comprised of Yale University alumni who through events and gatherings support the global mission of Yale and its growing presence in China. 

 

China Law Translate
Interactive, crowd-sourced, English-Chinese translation website for legal materials and news. Created and maintained by the Paul Tsai China Center's Jeremy Daum.

 

American Bar Association China Committee Bibliography
Bibliography of web-based research guides and Chinese legal and business resources.  Prepared by Kara Phillips, Seattle University Law Library.

 

AsianLII: Laws of the People's Republic of China
The website contains an A to Z list of laws of the PRC derived mainly from government websites ChinaLaw (Information Centre for Legislative Affairs Office of the PRC State Council) and ChinaCourt (Supreme Peoples' Court).

 

iSinoLaw
Primarily in Chinese with English translations of selective Chinese laws and regulations; the site covers a fairly comprehensive range of primary sources as well other legal information about China.

 

Law Info China
Searchable fee-based site of laws, cases, and legal news. Maintained by ChinaLawInfo Co., Ltd., and the Legal Information Center of Peking University.

 

Library of Congress Guide to Law Online: China
General information on China and sources on China's constitution, executive, judicial, and legislative government structures.

 

Ministry of Civil Affairs
This user-friendly site provides information on the ministry's activities and on issues of social affairs under its purview.  Includes a selection of laws and regulations on relevant matters.

 

Ministry of Justice
The bilingual site provides texts of laws and regulations as well as considerable material on the legal profession. The databases for Ministries sometimes contain regulations that are not included elsewhere.

 

National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, Rule of Law Database
Database of academic programs and non-governmental organizations.

 

Research Guides to Chinese Law
Directory of online research guides to Chinese law maintained by Donald Clarke.

 

The Supreme Court of the PRC
Official site with selective information on laws and regulations, cases and judicial interpretation on major criminal cases. In Chinese only.

 

Update to Beyond the Border: The Construction of the Chinese Legal Information System in Cyberspace
Updated version of a journal article detailing major online and electronic Chinese legal resources and the status of legal information access. Written by Joan Liu and hosted by Law Library Resource Xchange (LLRX).

 

Yale Law School Lillian Goldman Law Library China Law Resources
Directory of research guides, primary sources, secondary sources, and news.