Recent Judicial Reforms in China: Circular Reforms or a Breakthrough for the Chinese Judiciary?

This presentation examines judicial reforms that were initially launched in 1999. It starts with an analysis of the fundamental problems and difficulties that impeded judicial reforms over the past two decades or so. This will be followed by a careful analysis… Continue Reading

Natural Justice as a Concept in Chinese Law

Is there natural justice in China, and is the concept the same as in Australia? The answer depends on how we frame the question. If the question is whether there is a legal principle of natural justice adopted in statutes,… Continue Reading

Winter School in Shanghai: Introduction to Chinese Law

La Trobe Law School, in cooperation with Shanghai University Law School, will offer a Winter School Subject – Introduction to Chinese Law in Shanghai – in November/December 2017. Enrolment will be limited to a maximum of 40 students. Introduction to… Continue Reading

La Trobe Law School hosts delegation of the Deputy President and 18 Judges of the High Court of Guizhou Province in China

La Trobe Law School recently hosted a visit of the delegation of the Deputy President and 18  Judges of the High Court of Guizhou Province in  China, from 14 to 18 November 2016. This court is the equivalent of our… Continue Reading