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February 27, 2014

Former Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg ’78 to Lecture on U.S.-China Relations

James B. Steinberg ’78, a leading foreign policy expert who served as Deputy Secretary of State under Hillary Clinton '73, will deliver a Distinguished Lecture at Yale Law School on Thursday, March 6. 
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January 15, 2014

Xi, Mao, and China’s Search for a Usable Past—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz ’70

Paul Gewirtz '70 is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and Director of The China Center.
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June 20, 2013

Former Deputy Director of The China Center Jeff Prescott ’97 Named to Top Post on Vice President Biden’s National Security Staff

Jeff Prescott ’97 named as Vice President Joe Biden's new Deputy National Security Advisor.
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June 6, 2013

A Re-Opening to China—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz '70

Paul Gewirtz '70 is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and Director of The China Law Center. To view the commentary in Chinese, click here.
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July 10, 2012

Supreme Court Justice Breyer and Center Director Gewirtz in China

When U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer told China Center Director Paul Gewirtz that he would be in Beijing in late May 2012 for the ceremony awarding the Pritzker Architecture Prize (Breyer is a member of the Pritzker jury that awards the Prize), Professor Gewirtz immediately asked Justice Breyer if he would be willing to do a few events that our China Law Center would organize while he was in Beijing. The Justice agreed and Gewirtz arranged for four events.
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February 14, 2011

Professor Gewirtz Meets with President Obama on U.S.-China Summit

President Obama held an unusual 75-minute meeting with Professor Paul Gewirtz at the White House on January 14 to discuss the upcoming Summit meeting between Obama and China’s President.
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January 18, 2011

What America and China Must Not Forget—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and director of The China Law Center.
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June 2, 2012

China Law Center’s Jamie Horsley Holds Open Decision-making Workshops in China

The China Law Center’s Executive Director Jamie Horsley convened a series of workshops in China in June to promote public participation and greater transparency in the Chinese government decision-making process. 
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December 9, 2011

Henry Kissinger Addresses Yale Students on U.S.-China Relations and American Diplomacy

Former secretary of state Dr. Henry A. Kissinger engaged today in a “Special Conversation on Sino-America Relations” with a group of students from the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and Yale Law School.
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November 30, 2011

Senior Chinese Government Leaders Program

The China Law Center played a leading role in the recent Senior Chinese Government Leaders program at Yale University in November, conducted in cooperation with China's Central Party School.
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November 30, 2011

Promoting Freedom of Information in China

The China Law Center has been engaged in assisting development of freedom of information in China for nearly a decade.
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December 19, 2011

Chinese Elder Law Project

The China Law Center hosted a visitor this fall from the National People’s Congress (NPC) to support the revision of China’s Law for the Protection of the Rights and Interests of the Elderly.
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December 19, 2011

Food Safety Law Project

The China Law Center will be assisting the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration in the development of food safety risk assessment law and policy.
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November 23, 2010

Obama’s U.S.-China advisor to speak at Yale Law School Nov. 30

Jeffrey A. Bader, the president’s top advisor on U.S.-China relations, will speak at Yale Law School Tuesday, November 30.
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August 31, 2010

China Law Center Hosts Conference on Juvenile Justice

Conference brings together judges, academics, lawyers from China and the United States.
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June 24, 2010

China Law Center’s Jeff Prescott ’97 Named 2010-2011 White House Fellow

Jeffrey Prescott ’97, Deputy Director of The China Law Center and Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, has been named a 2010-2011 White House Fellow.
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April 22, 2010

Visiting Scholar Lu Jun to Speak at Law School

One of China's leading legal advocates will address the law school.
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March 30, 2010

Shanghai Lawyer Zhou Dan to Discuss His Latest Antidiscrimination Lawsuit

Former Visiting Scholar Zhou Dan Will Talk about His Latest Housing Discrimination Lawsuit
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March 1, 2010

Jeffrey Prescott Addresses Washington University on Legal Reform

Deputy Director Jeffrey Prescott Speaks about Sino-American Relations at Conference on Chinese Legal Reform.
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February 12, 2010

Taisu Zhang '08 Speaks at Works in Progress Series

The China Law Center Welcomes Back Taisu Zhang to Its Works in Progress Series.
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February 2, 2010

Roundtable Discussion with Mr. SI Weijiang

The China Law Center will host a special discussion, "The New Judicial Approach in China: One Lawyer's Case Experiences," with prominent public interest lawyer, SI Weijiang.
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January 26, 2010

Getting Involved with the China Law Center -- Meeting on January 26

The China Law Center will host an Introductory Meeting on Tuesday, January 26 from 6 to 7:30 pm in the Faculty Lounge.
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September 15, 2009

Vice President Wang Liming visits Yale Law School

Dr. Wang Liming addressed Yale Law School community in roundtable discussion.
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June 12, 2009

Former Visiting Scholar Zhou Dan Quoted in the New York Times

Zhou Dan talks about the Chinese government's plan to install filters into all personal computers sold in China.
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May 26, 2009

Former Visiting Scholar Xu Zhiyong Quoted in Time Magazine

Xu Zhiyong discusses the importance of independent assessments by various state and media actors.
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April 10, 2009

Criminal Procedure Scholar Lectures on Yang Jia Case

The China Law Center hosted Professor Guo Zhiyuan, of the China University of Politics and Law, for an intriguing discussion about the most controversial criminal case of 2008.
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April 22, 2009

Shanghai Official Speaks on Administrative Reconsideration

Mr. Zhao Deguan lectured on recent improvements to the system that settles disputes between the public and the government.
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April 24, 2009

China Law Center Welcomes Delegation of Chinese Judges

The China Law Center hosted a delegation of Chinese judges interested in reforming sentencing procedures.
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April 1, 2008

The China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Land Dispute Resolution Systems

On March 28 and 29, the China Law Center co-hosted a workshop on land dispute resolution with the Administrative Law Research Center of China’s National School of Administration (CNSA) and the Ministry of Land and Resources.
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April 17, 2008

The China Law Center Mourns the Loss of Friend and Former Visiting Scholar Professor Zhou Wei

The entire staff of the China Law Center was greatly saddened to learn of the sudden death on April 16, 2008, of Professor Zhou Wei of Shanghai Jiaotong University's Law School. 

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April 8, 2008

Screening of PBS/WIDE ANGLE Documentary Held at Yale Law School

On April 7, 2008, the China Law Center worked with PBS’ WIDE ANGLE Series to host a screening and discussion of the documentary, The People’s Court, which looks at courtrooms and law schools in China and examines the development of China’s legal system. 

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April 4, 2008

Taisu Zhang ’08 Discusses Administrative Litigation in Inaugural Works-in-Progress Series

The first meeting of a new Works-in-Progress Series was held on April 3, 2008, at the China Law Center in New Haven. 
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March 11, 2008

New Personnel Join the Center in Beijing and New Haven

Zhen Liu joined the China Law Center as a Fellow in New Haven on November 2.  Philip Chen moved to Beijing to work for the Center as a Senior Fellow on February 11.  Katherine Wilhelm joined the China Law Center as a Senior Fellow in Beijing on March 10. 
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February 1, 2008

Professor Jack Balkin Discusses Workshop on Anti-Discrimination Law in China

On January 19 and 20, the China Law Center co-hosted a workshop on anti-discrimination law at Sichuan University Law School.

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January 22, 2008

The China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Anti-Discrimination Law

The China Law Center co-hosted a workshop on anti-discrimination law with Sichuan University Law School on January 19 and 20, 2008, in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. 
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January 30, 2008

New Visiting Scholars from China Arrive at Yale Law School for the Spring Term

The China Law Center warmly welcomes two new visiting scholars from China for the Spring 2008 term. 
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January 18, 2008

China Law Center Senior Fellows Assess Recent Constitutional Reform Developments in China

In an article published in the January 17 issue of China Brief, Senior Fellows Tom Kellogg and Keith Hand summarize key events in China’s recent constitutional development and assess prospects for the establishment of a transparent and concrete mechanism for constitutional review. 
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January 12, 2008

Senior Fellow Tom Kellogg Examines Recent Constitutional Developments in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

In an article published in the January 2008 issue of the Hong Kong Journal, Senior Fellow Thomas Kellogg examines the impact of Basic Law Article 158 in Hong Kong's constitutional development. 
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January 14, 2008

The China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Anti-Corruption Reform

On January 12-13, 2008, the China Law Center co-hosted a workshop on anti-corruption law and policy with Peking University’s Administrative and Constitutional Law Research Center. 
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November 28, 2007

Visiting Scholar Wu Zongxian Meets with Representatives from New Haven Community Corrections Program

On November 15, the China Law Center organized a workshop on community corrections involving Dr. Wu Zongxian, Professor of Law at the College of Criminal Law Science at Beijing Normal University and a visiting scholar at the China Law Center, and Project MORE, a leading community corrections program in New Haven, Connecticut. 
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November 19, 2007

U.S. Ambassador to China Clark T. Randt, Jr. Addresses the Workshop on Chinese Legal Reform at Yale Law School

On Thursday, November 15, 2007, U.S. Ambassador to China Clark T. Randt, Jr. addressed students and faculty at Yale Law School's Workshop on Chinese Legal Reform on U.S. efforts to advance legal reform in China. 
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November 2, 2007

The China Law Center Hosts Workshop with Ministry of Civil Affairs on Drafting of China's First Charity Law

On October 19, the China Law Center hosted a workshop in New Haven with representatives of China's Ministry of Civil Affairs (MOCA) to discuss legal and policy issues related to the development of a charitable sector and the regulation of charitable organizations. 
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September 25, 2007

China Law Center Deputy Director and Professor John Simon Assist in the Launch of China’s First Non-Profit Organizations Legal Clinic

China Law Center Deputy Director Jamie Horsley and Yale Law School Professor John Simon visited Beijing in mid-September to help launch China's first Non-Profit Organizations Legal Clinic, being taught by Peking University Law School's Professor Jin Jinping. 
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September 4, 2007

New Visiting Scholars from China Arrive at Yale Law School for the Fall Term

The China Law Center warmly welcomes four new visiting scholars from China for the Fall 2007 term. 
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July 26, 2007

The China Law Center Co-Hosts Two Workshops on Administrative Dispute Resolution

The China Law Center co-hosted two workshops on administrative dispute resolution from July 23-25, 2007 in Beijing. 
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May 8, 2007

Senior Fellow Keith Hand Examines Citizen Constitutionalism in China

In an article published in the May issue of the Far Eastern Economic Review, Senior Fellow Keith Hand examines three recent citizen legal claims — two involving mundane tax and compensation issues, and a third involving a well-known constitutional challenge to China’s Property Rights Law, and their implications for China’s constitutional development.  
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April 15, 2007

Senior Fellow Thomas Kellogg Reviews Hong Kong’s New Surveillance Ordinance

In an article published in the April issue of the Hong Kong Journal, Senior Fellow Thomas Kellogg examines Hong Kong’s new Surveillance Ordinance. 
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May 18, 2007

China Law Center Director Paul Gewirtz and Colleagues Visit Hunan Province for Talks on Administrative Law with Governor Zhou Qiang

On May 17, China Law Center Director Paul Gewirtz, Associate Director Jeffrey Prescott, and Professor Wang Xixin of Peking University visited Changsha, Hunan Province for talks on administrative law with Governor Zhou Qiang and other Hunan legal officials. 
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May 29, 2007

China Law Center Scholars Visit with Yale 100 at Peking University

China Law Center Director Paul Gewirtz, Associate Director Jeffrey Prescott, and Senior Fellow Keith Hand met with Yale students and professors at Peking University Law School today to discuss the Center’s activities, U.S.-China legal cooperation, and legal reform trends in China. 
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July 28, 2007

Summer Visiting Scholars Arrive at Yale Law School to Conduct Comparative Research on Government Torts

On July 24, Ms. Zhou Min, Vice-Director of the State Law Department of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee Legal Affairs Commission, and Ms. Tan Yu, staff member of the Constitutional Law Department of the NPC LAC, arrived at Yale Law School for a five-week research visit. 
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June 21, 2007

China Law Center Senior Fellow Discusses Legal Reform in China with U.S. Law Students and Faculty Visiting Beijing

On June 21, China Law Center Senior Fellow Keith Hand and Professor Zhu Wenqi of Renmin University Law School addressed a group of more than 30 U.S. law students and professors at the American Club in Beijing. 
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July 21, 2007

The China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Social Insurance Legislation

The China Law Center co-hosted a Workshop on Social Insurance Legislation with China’s State Council Office of Legislative Affairs on July 16 and 17, 2007 in Beijing. 
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July 14, 2007

Bryan Townsend and Grace Hsieh Join the China Law Center in Beijing

Bryan Townsend, YLS ‘09, joined the China Law Center as a Summer Research Associate in Beijing on June 18.  Grace Hsieh, Yale College '07, joined the China Law Center as a Research Associate in Beijing on July 13. 
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August 3, 2007

The China Law Center Co-Organizes Discussion on Criminal Sentencing Guidelines at the Supreme People’s Court

On July 27, the China Law Center was pleased to have the opportunity to organize a presentation and discussion on criminal sentencing guidelines by Dr. Kim Hunt, Executive Director of the Washington, D.C. Sentencing Commission, at the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) in Beijing. 
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July 22, 2007

The China Law Center Co-Sponsors Workshop and Training on Judicial Precedent in Jiangsu Province

From July 19 to July 21, the China Law Center co-sponsored a workshop and training on the application of judicial precedent in Jiangsu Province with the Jiangsu Judicial Training Institute, the Jiangsu High People’s Court, and Renmin University Law School. 
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May 21, 2007

Professor Robert Post Delivers First Lecture in New Series on Free Expression

The China Law Center and Peking University kicked off a new lecture series in Beijing on May 18, 2007, with a lecture by YLS Professor Robert Post.  His address, part of a day-long program, was the first in a new series on “Information and Expression in a Transforming Society.” 
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May 31, 2007

The China Law Center Hosts U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connnor in Beijing for Discussions on Women and the Law

The China Law Center was honored to host Justice Sandra Day O’Connor for a series of events in Beijing on Women and the Law.  On May 28, 2007, the Center hosted a small group discussion on Women and the Law with Justice O’Connor and eleven of China’s brightest women legal activists, law professors, legal reporters, and law students. 
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May 22, 2007

The China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Small Claims Procedures

The China Law Center co-sponsored a Workshop on Small Claims Procedures with Tsinghua University School of Law on May 19 and 20, 2007. 
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May 29, 2007

Professor Robert Post Delivers First Lecture in New Series on Free Expression

The China Law Center and Peking University kicked off a new lecture series in Beijing on May 18, 2007, with a lecture by YLS Professor Robert Post.  His address, part of a day-long program, was the first in a new series on “Information and Expression in a Transforming Society.”
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January 6, 2007

The China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Central-Local Relations

The China Law Center co-sponsored an “International Workshop on the Legalization of Central-Local Relations” with The Constitutional and Administrative Law Center at Peking University on January 6-7, 2007 in Beijing. 
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November 21, 2006

The China Law Center Co-Hosts Workshop on Water Conservation

The China Law Center sponsored an “International Workshop on Water Conservation” with China’s State Council Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA) on October 24-25, 2006 in Beijing.  The event brought together a group of international experts and Chinese officials and scholars to discuss efforts to design a new water conservation policy in China. 
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November 20, 2006

New Public Policy Forum Features China Law Center’s Jamie Horsley

The China Law Center’s Jamie Horsley was inaugural keynote speaker at a new Public Policy Forum at Beijing’s Peking University on October 19, 2006. 
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August 16, 2006

The China Law Center Holds Conference on the Drafting of China’s Tort Law

The Beijing-based workshop facilitated conversations about tort law reform between members of the Legislative Affairs Commission of the National People's Congress and U.S. tort law experts. 
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August 15, 2006

Is China’s Government Becoming More Open?

An interview with Jamie Horsley, deputy director of The China Law Center at Yale Law School. 
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September 6, 2005

The China Law Center Holds Workshop on Food Safety

A delegation led by Professor Paul Gewirtz discussed a draft revision to China's Food Hygiene Law.
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January 26, 2006

The China Law Center Holds Conference on Homosexuality in China

The conference was called "Diversity, Equality and Harmony: International Workshop on Sexuality, Policy and Law," and was held in conjunction with Fudan University in Shanghai on January 7-8.
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May 12, 2005

The China Law Center Holds Conference in China on Constitutional Review

The China Law Center held a conference in Beijing on May 7-8, in conjunction with Peking University Law School, to bring together leading Chinese legal scholars and government officials to discuss "Constitutional Review and the Future of Chinese Constitutionalism."
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May 26, 2006

The China Law Center Hosts Workshop on Exercising the Legislative "Power of the Purse"

The China Law Center hosted an "International Workshop on the Legislature, Budget Supervision, and Public Finance" in Beijing on May 13-14.
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October 29, 2009

Yale World Fellows Visit Law School

Environmental Advocates Ma Jun and Zhang Jingjing Discuss Recent Developments in Law and Policy
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