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Sunday, October 2, 2005

Conference on Rights Advocacy and Legal Reform in China (Center for Chinese Studies, UCLA)

The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies will hold a conference on Rights Advocacy and Legal Reform in China on Oct. 3-4, 2005.

All presentations will be in Chinese. Speakers include:

  • Mo Shaoping, director of Mo Shaoping Law Firm: "Criminal Law Legislation, Implementation, Problems and Resolutions"
  • Li Jinjin, attorney at Li Jinjin Law Firm: "From Acquittal of Darrow to Charged Lawyers in China"
  • Yu Jianrong, Research Fellow, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences: "Social Conflicts in the Process of Transition: An Observation and Analysis of Contemporary Farmers and Workers’ Rights Advocacy Activities"
  • Zhou Litai, director of Zhou Litai Law Firm: "Progressive Workers' Rights Advocacy Mechanisms"
  • Richard Baum, professor of political science at UCLA: "The Need for Citizen Input and Feedback Mechanisms in a 'Rule of Law' Regime"
  • Xiaoping Chen, editor of China Law Digest (www.chinalawdigest.com) and visiting scholar at Wisconsin Law School: "Rights Advocacy by Law and Its Paradox: How Much Justice Can be Realized"
  • Cheng Jie, professor at Qinghua University Law School: "How to Build Due Process into Eminent Domain Laws in China"

The URL of the Center for Chinese Studies is http://www.isop.ucla.edu/ccs/index.asp, but it has not yet posted any information about this conference. For further information, contact Richard Baum or David Schaberg.

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