Selected Publications




Academic Publications

Back to the Forbidden City: Law, Governance, and Social Unrest in China (work in progress)

The Rise and Fall of Chinese Legal Education, Fordham Journal of International Law (forthcoming 2013)

China’s Turn Against Law, 59 American Journal of Comparative Law 935 (2011)

China (Country Report) in Countries at the Crossroads 2011: A Survey of Democratic Governance. Washington: Freedom House and Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (2011).

"Book Review of The China Legal Development Yearbook, Volumes 1 and 2, by Brill and China Academy of Social Sciences Press,” China Review International (2010)

Riots and Cover-Ups: Counterproductive Control of Local Agents in China, 31 University of Pennsylvania J. of Int. Law 53 (2009)

Judicial Disciplinary Systems for Incorrectly Decided Cases, in
• 39 New Mexico Law Review 63 (2009)
• Margaret Woo, Mary Gallagher & Merle Goldman, eds., Chinese Justice: Civil Dispute Resolution in Contemporary China, Cambridge University Press (2011)

Xinfang: Alternative to Formal Chinese Legal Institutions, 42 Stanford J. of Int. Law 103 (2006)

New Chinese Regulations on Foundations, 2 Int. J. of Civil Society Law 110 (2004)

Other Publications

Blog Editor, Chinese Law and Politics Blog

The System That Divides China, Los Angeles Times, March 16, 2010

Chinese Civil Society in Transition, 47 China Review 8, Summer 2009

Back and Forth From Beijing, New York Times/International Herald Tribune, May 29, 2009

Can The U.S. Fight the Tide of History?, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 1, 2009

After Iraq War, Resist the Isolationist Impulse, Christian Science Monitor, June 19, 2007

Corruption in China: The Anger Boils Over, International Herald Tribune, May 29, 2007

The Rise of China and the Interests of the U.S., Ripon Forum, April/May 2007

Social Instability in China, Causes, Consequences, and Implications, Center for Strategic and International Studies, November 2006.

Opening the Market, 9 China Economic Review 24 (1999)