Chinese Language & Law

Credits: 1.00

The course provides an overview of the basic institutions of legal system that is operating in Mainland China, and the fundamental concepts in the core areas of Chinese Law. An introduction to some Chinese legal vocabulary will be available to facilitate better understanding of Chinese Law. The emphasis of the teaching is not on the "black letter law", but is on the distinctive features of the Chinese legal system, and major similarities and differences between this system and Western legal systems (including the common law based legal system in Hong Kong).

Grading and Method of Evaluation:

A paper is required. Pass/Fail only.