Introduction to Chinese Law (LAWS6857)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit covers the legal system of the People's Republic of China. It will address Chinese legal history and tradition and the development of modern Chinese law, and will look at the Chinese court system and dispute resolution, constitutional law and the judicial system, the civil and criminal systems and other specific areas such as land law, labour law and intellectual property. Practical aspects of the implementation of a legal system in China and attitudes towards the rule of law will also be considered. The assessment will address Chinese law or a comparative analysis of Chinese law and the legal systems of one or more other countries.

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Classes

May 2, 3 & 16, 17 (9-5)

Assessment

2000wd assignment (30%) and take-home exam (70%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Assumed knowledge: LAWS6252 or law degree from a common or civil law jurisdiction

Prohibitions

LAWS6001

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