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November 10, 2014

A New Vocabulary for Engagement in US-China Relations?

Robert Williams is a lecturer at Yale Law School and a Senior Fellow of Yale’s China Law Center.
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November 4, 2014

“China’s Leaders Endorse Disclosure as the `Norm’ - Jamie P. Horsley

Jamie Horsley is a Senior Research Scholar and Executive Director of The China Law Center.
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October 27, 2014

China’s rulers commit to the (socialist) rule of law - Jamie P. Horsley

 Jamie Horsley is a Senior Research Scholar and Executive Director of The China Law Center.
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October 19, 2014

What China Means by ‘Rule of Law’—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and is also the Director of Yale Law School’s China Center.
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May 16, 2014

Robert Williams and Jamie Horsley Hold Events on Food Safety Risk Communication

As part of the China Law Center’s ongoing work in regulatory reform and food safety governance, we co-sponsored a series of workshops in Beijing and Shenzhen the week of May 12 on the topic of food safety risk communication, focusing on the need for improved transparency, public participation and effective mechanisms of interaction between the government and the public.
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May 3, 2014

The Economist: Leaders discover that some transparency can help make society more stable

Jamie Horsley, YLS lecturer and executive director, The China Law Center, is quoted about open government information (OGI) requests in China.
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April 4, 2014

China Deepens Its Disclosure Regime — A Commentary by Jamie Horsley

Jamie Horsley is YLS lecturer and executive director of The China Law Center.
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March 29, 2014

China to enhance economic cooperation with U.S.

BEIJING, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang on Saturday vowed to strengthen communication, coordination and cooperation with the United States in economic and trade areas. 
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March 27, 2014

Jamie Horsley in Workshops Promoting Improved Government Information Disclosure in China

Six years after China’s first nationwide freedom of information statute went into force, The China Law Center remains engaged in promoting increased freedom of information in China, working with government partners, academics and nongovernmental organizations to support ever greater use and more effective implementation of the State Council Open Government Information (OGI) Regulations. The Center’s Executive Director Jamie Horsley held a series of roundtables on March 25-26 in Beijing concerning issues arising under and revision of the OGI Regulations and a scholars draft of a more authoritative OGI Law, with partner professors Wang Jingbo of China University of Politics and Law and Wang Xixin of Peking University Law School.
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March 26, 2014

China Law Center Partner Publishes New Book on Juvenile Justice System

The Yale China Law Center is pleased to announce the publication of a new book, Research on the Juvenile Judicial System, edited by our longstanding collaborator, Judge YANG Feixue (???), with the assistance of our Center.
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March 25, 2014

Jamie Horsley and Robert Williams Hold Workshop with China’s Supreme People’s Court on Administrative Guiding Cases

The China Law Center co-sponsored a workshop on March 22 in Hangzhou with the SPC Administrative Tribunal and Professor Zheng Chunyan of Zhejiang University’s Guanghua Law School to bring together U.S. and Chinese judges and legal scholars to promote improvement and effective implementation of the SPC’s “guiding” cases system, focusing on administrative cases involving citizen-state disputes.
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March 24, 2014

Su Lin Han Holds Workshop with Peking University Law School on Government Procurement of Eldercare Services and Role of NGOs

On March 22, the China Law Center co-sponsored a workshop with Professor Jin Jinping of the Peking University Law School and her Center on Nonprofit Organization Law to discuss the role of government and nonprofit organizations in providing public eldercare services.
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March 21, 2014

Jeremy Daum Holds Events on Juvenile Diversion

On March 19th and 20th The China Law Center joined Beijing Normal University Professor Su Mingyue, a former visiting scholar at the China Law Center, in convening a workshop to discuss techniques for assessing juvenile offenders’ risk of reoffending. 
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March 1, 2014

Su Lin Han Convenes Workshop Wrapping Up Pilot Project on Employment Discrimination

Since 2012, our Center has collaborated with our partner Li Ying, a well-respected Chinese gender law expert and her NGO on a pilot to design and implement an EEOC-like agency in Xinle, Hebei Province specialized in handling employment discrimination claims and combating discriminatory employment practices in the workplace.
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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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December 20, 2013

'Community Corrections’ and the Road Ahead for Re-Education Through Labor

Robert Williams is a lecturer at Yale Law School and a Senior Fellow of Yale’s China Law Center.
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October 18, 2013

Jamie Horsley and Robert Williams Engage Chinese Judges and Scholars on Judicial Transparency

In recent months, The China Law Center’s work on judicial reform and government transparency have converged in tandem with new efforts by the Chinese government to promote openness in China’s court system, culminating in a series of workshops in October 2013 on judicial transparency and the handling of court cases involving China’s Open Government Information (OGI) Regulations.
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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 Center.
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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 Center.
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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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June 2, 2012

China Law Center's Jamie Horsley Holds Open Decision-making Workshop 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 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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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 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

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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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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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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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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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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February 1, 2010

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series--Jerome Cohen '55 Speaks on Law and Life in Asia

Jerome Cohen ’55 will lecture February 2, 9, and 23 about law and life in Asia.
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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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June 19, 2007

China Law Center Awarded $10 Million Hewlett Foundation Grant

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is donating $10 million to support The China Law Center of Yale Law School for five years.
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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 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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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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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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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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