Mary Szto

Syracuse University College of Law

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Scholarly Papers (10)

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Chinese Gift-Giving, Anti-Corruption Law, and the Rule of Law and Virtue

39 Fordham Int’l. L.J. 591 (2016)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 May 2016
Mary Szto
Syracuse University College of Law
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China, business, anti-corruption law, gift-giving, bribery, ritual, rule of law, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, FCPA, Confucianism, ancestral worship, guanxi, merchant guilds, ancestral trusts, clan corporations, Chinese legal history, luxury goods, mooncakes, corruption, rule of virtue

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Dual Real Estate Agents and the Double Duty of Loyalty

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Mary Szto
Syracuse University College of Law
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real estate agent, agency, real estate market, fiduciary duties, duty of loyalty, fiduciary duty of loyalty, housing crisis, real estate, consumer, consumer protection, real estate transactions, agency, disclosure, residential housing, home, home sales, house, housing demographics, legislation

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Contract in My Soup: Chinese Contract Formation and Ritual Eating and Drunkenness

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Sep 2012
Mary Szto
Syracuse University College of Law
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China, Chinese law, rule of law, contracts, business, offer and acceptance, negotiations, Confucius, ritual, eating, drinking, alcohol, drunkenness, rule of virtue, guanxi, harmony, trust, ganbei, baijiu, ancestor worship, Book of Rites, rule of virtue, binge drinking

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Barring Diversity? The American Bar Exam as Initiation Rite and its Eugenics Origin

21 Conn. Pub. Int. L.J. 38 (2022)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jan 2023
Mary Szto
Syracuse University College of Law
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bar exam; bar admission; minorities; diversity; legal profession; law school; legal education; legal history; initiation rite; ritual; eugenics; racism; white supremacy; racial hierarchy; redlining; immigrants; racial wealth gap; homeownership; property; Whites; Blacks; Hispanics; Asians

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Gender and the Chinese Legal Profession in Historical Perspective: From Heaven and Earth to Rule of Woman?

Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 31 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2013
Mary Szto
Syracuse University College of Law
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China, law, gender, legal profession, history, women, lawyers, judges, religion, Confucianism, legalism, education, ritual

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From Exclusion to Exclusivity: Chinese American Property Ownership and Discrimination in Historical Perspective

25 J. Transnat’l. L. & Pol’y 33 (2015-2016)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Feb 2018
Mary Szto
Syracuse University College of Law
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China, real estate investment, Chinese Americans, property, Chinese Exclusion Act, Chinatown, legal history, homeownership, discrimination, racial restrictive covenants, immigration, model minority, residential property, assimilation, maritime silk road, Burlingame Treaty, Alien Land Law, ethnoburbs

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Strengthening the Rule of Virtue and Finding Chinese Law in 'Other' Places: Gods, Kin, Guilds, and Gifts

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Feb 2011
Mary Szto
Syracuse University College of Law
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Chinese law, Chinese religion, ritual, Emperor, ancestor worship, City God, clan, merchant guild, banquet, wine, gifts, luxury goods, rule of law, rule of virtue, Confucius, Daoism, underworld courts, spirits, contracts, business, cross-cultural

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Representing Chinese Real Estate Investors in the United States

Minnesota Journal of International Law, Vol. 23, No. 2, p. 173, 2014
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Nov 2014
Mary Szto
Syracuse University College of Law
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real estate, China, Chinese, investors, foreign investment, property law, residential property, legal history, Chinese-Americans, Exclusion Act, immigration, Confucianism, fengshui, ritual, housing, foreign students, visas, housing boom, corruption

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Real Estate Agents as Agents of Social Change: Redlining, Reverse Redlining, and Greenlining

11 Seattle J. for Soc. Just. 1 (2013)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Sep 2014
Mary Szto
Syracuse University College of Law
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real estate agents, discrimination, mortgages, lending, credit crisis, redlining, reverse redlining, greenlining, steering, blockbusting, banking, FHA, segregation, housing, fiduciary duties, sustainability, subprime mortgages, social change, social justice, neighborhood, property values

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Chinese Ritual and the Practice of Law

Touro Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 103, 2014
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Sep 2014
Mary Szto
Syracuse University College of Law
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China, ritual, law, lawyers, practice of law, tea, food, alcohol, nap, karaoke, ancestor worship, Confucius, Daoism, Buddhism, harmony, justice, legal anthropology, traditional Chinese medicine