Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAW 718 Chinese Law



Course Description

China is the most populous country in the world, and in many respects its law and legal system are unique. This course will begin with a brief review of the historical development of law in China, and some of the forces that have shaped it. It will also take a look at how law is made in contemporary China, and at its legal profession. But in the main the course will consist of studying the various fields of contemporary Chinese law. There will be an examination at the end of the course that will constitute the primary basis for the grade each student receives.