Chinese Law Prof Blog

Editor: Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Baidu offers Chinese law database

Thanks to Jonathan Ocko for bringing to my attention Baidu's Chinese law database, apparently offered in collaboration with Beida's

I invite readers to check the database out for themselves and see how they like it; please let other readers know by leaving a comment to this post.

September 12, 2006 in Research Resources | Permalink | Comments (6) | TrackBack (0)

Research guides to Chinese law

I have compiled a list of on-line guides to research in Chinese law and posted a link on the left sidebar to this blog under "Research Guides and Other Resources". (Formerly there was a link only to Wei Luo's excellent guide, the Internet Chinese Legal Research Center.)

For those too lazy to move their cursor a few inches to the left, here's the link.

September 12, 2006 in Research Resources | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, September 11, 2006

Wal-Mart's Chinese union, Part II

Walmart_3Last month I posted here about the union formed in one of Wal-Mart's stores in China. Here's some more commentary on the issue by Anita Chan of Australian National University (whom I quoted in the original post). While recognizing the degree of government control over worker organizations, Dr. Chan argues that this union has some potential to be meaningful. For a less sanguine view, with which Dr. Chan specifically takes issue, see this report by China Labour Bulletin.

September 11, 2006 in News - Chinese Law | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)