This course explores the basic structure and operation of the Chinese legal system, providing students with the basic training necessary to later work with Chinese law on a deeper and practical level. The course covers the historical development of the Chinese legal system, the relevant institutions responsible for the formation and application of law in China (and associated legislative and judicial processes), and issues of Chinese law and society. Specific subjects covered include constitutional law, administrative law, family law, contracts, torts and consumer protection, foreign direct investment, and arbitration. Writing done for this seminar will not satisfy the Advanced Writing Requirement.
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Last offered Fall 2010.