Chinese Law Prof Blog

Editor: Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School

Saturday, July 7, 2007

CECC seeks interns

I have received the following note (slightly edited). The CECC, which in my opinion produces quite good reports, is interested in both undergraduate and graduate students with strong research skills.

July 6, 2007
Washington, DC


The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) is currently soliciting resumes for fall internships (paid) in Washington, D.C., working on Chinese human rights and rule of law issues.  Interns must be U.S. citizens.

Applications for fall 2007 internships must be received by August 1.  Further details are available both in this announcement and on the Commission's Web site at

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the CECC via e-mail to; or via fax at (202) 226-3804, attention;  Judy Wright, Director of Administration.

Judy Wright
Director of Administration

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Thursday, July 5, 2007

Enforcement of US judgments in China

An occasional topic of discussion on the Chinalaw list is whether US (or other foreign) judgments can be enforced in China. I finally decided to investigate this relatively systematically a while ago and came up with this short research note. The basic finding is that there is no record of the kind of judgments people are most interested in - contested judgments in cases involving money - being enforced.

I recently put the question again to members of the Chinalaw list to see if there was any new information about US judgments being enforced in China that met the above conditions; apparently the answer is no. But I did get a note from Graeme Johnston of Herbert Smith about a very interesting German case, which I reproduce below with his kind permission:

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Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Text of Labor Contract Law (English and Chinese)

The Labor Contract Law (劳动合同法) was passed by the NPC Standing Committee on June 29, 2007. Here's the Chinese text and an English translation courtesy of Baker & McKenzie.

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