Introduction to Chinese Law

This class will offer an introduction to the legal system of the People's Republic of China. Topics addressed will include the historical, philosophical, and ideological foundations of modern Chinese law; Chinese legal institutions and personnel; evolving administrative, civil, constitutional, criminal, and property law norms; and citizen efforts to use the legal system. No prior knowledge of Chinese history, law, or politics is required.  Regular class attendance and participation is required, as is completion of short response papers to the readings.
 
NOT a writing req. course - no paper.  It is a lecture.
Credits: 3

Type: LEC

Does this course satisfy the writing requirement? No

Is this course open to LL.M. students? Yes

Do the credits of this course count toward the specialized program credits that students need for the International Business & Trade Law LL.M. Program? Yes

Do the credits of this course count toward the specialized program credits that students need for the International Law & Justice LL.M. Program? Yes