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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Key primary source documents for Chinese law in translation

Rachel Stern at Berkeley and PhD student Tobias Smith have done the community a great service in not just putting together a list of key primary source documents in Chinese law and where they can be found, but also uploading the texts themselves. The documents range from the Qianlong Emperor's famous haughty memo to King George III in 1793 to the equally famous (in its own way) 1967 People's Daily editorial, "In Praise of Lawlessness" to the infamous Document No. 9 of 2013, a key document in the current crackdown on heterodox thinking. 

Here are the links:

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/2014/08/key-primary-source-documents-for-chinese-law-in-translation.html

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