The Chinese Legal System Since 1995: Steady Development, Striking Continuities

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Donald C. Clarke

George Washington University Law School

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

This article provides an overview of legal reform in China since 1995 and outlines the articles included in the special issue of The China Quarterly. The issue contains articles on the topics of public security, the role of the court, legislation about business activity and corporate governance, family law, and China’s role in the international system. This introduction concludes that many of China’s legal characteristics have remained the same.

Keywords: China, legal system, change, courts, commercial activity, corporate governance, family law, international legal system

JEL Classification: P48; P37; P26; K10; K20; K22; K36; K40; K41; K42

Suggested Citation

Clarke, Donald C., The Chinese Legal System Since 1995: Steady Development, Striking Continuities (2007). GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-34; 2007 CHINA Q. 555; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-34; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-34. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2470506

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