March 2, 2007
Job opportunity: Research Assistant Professor in Chinese Civil and Commercial Law, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong
Here's a very attractive job opportunity: an assistant professorship in Chinese civil and commercial law at the University of Hong Kong's Faculty of Law with an explicit focus on research and a correspondingly reduced teaching load. Note that although the job announcement says the closing date for applications in January 31, in fact the job is still open. (I was out at the HKU Faculty of Law yesterday and was told this.) But who knows how long it will stay that way? Remember what the Chairman said: 一万年太久,只争朝夕!
February 25, 2007
NYT on Li Jinsong and Li Jianqiang
Today's New York Times carries a very interesting profile of two human rights lawyers, Li Jinsong and Li Jianqiang, and their differing views on China's legal and political system in general and litigation strategy in particular. Here are some bios: