Now that China’s leadership transition is complete, the world is asking: Where will China’s new leaders take the country? Will Xi Jinping and his colleagues live up to the goal of establishing a society under the rule of law?
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This compilation of papers brings together some of China’s leading voices on gender and the law. The Global Women’s Leadership Initiative at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is animated by the mission of advancing women’s equal representation in all decision-making positions in public service and in civic leadership. The essays in this seminal compilation on China’s gender and anti-discrimination law speak to combating challenges to women’s decision making in the public sphere in China.
The Dangers of Rights Lawyering in China and the Role of American Law Firms: A Conversation with Chen Guangcheng, Professor Jerome Cohen, and Ira BelkinMar 4th, 2013 | By USAsialawNYU | Category: Previous Events
Vincent R. Johnson and Stephen C. Loomis’ recent article, “The rule of law in China and the prosecution of Li Zhuang,” published in The Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (2013), cites current and former USALI research fellows Margaret K. Lewis, Ling Li, and Elizabeth Lynch’s research on corruption and criminal justice issues in China. The [...]
On Thursday, February 14, the U.S.-Asia Law Institute hosted “The Love of Comrades: Legal Advocacy for Gay Rights in China,” a discussion on the emerging legal advocacy for gay rights activists and lawyers in China. Zhou Dan, a Chinese lawyer and gay rights advocate, spoke about means by which broader political and legal debates have shaped the fight for legal recognition for gays and lesbians on the mainland, and how the movement relates to other streams of citizen rights activism in the country.