Monday, December 17, 2012

Law in China

The Brookings Institute, an American think tank, recently held an event entitled “Rule of Law in China: Prospects and Challenges” to launch Chinese law professor He Weifang’s book In the Name of Justice: Striving for the Rule of Law in China.
He Weifang spoke about China’s judicial system, covering key Communist Party players and scandals such as the prosecution of Bo Xilai. He used some slides during his presentation. His remarks were simultaneously interpreted in English. 1 hour, 26 min
Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Hunstman talked about the rule of law in China. He was joined in discussion by law professors from Yale, Harvard, and New York University. 1 hour, 27 minutes
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer who has recently published Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View talked about constitutionalism in China, giving suggestions about how to improve the rule of law there. 1hour 12 min