Note: This course only meets for nine weeks, between January 20 to March 28.
This course introduces students to Asian legal systems and
recent developments in Asian law. The course will be taught by a team of
professors, each covering a different segment of the course. The team of
teachers will consist of Professor Holning Lau, Professor Fu Qiang from
Northwest University (Xi’an, China), and Professors Haochen Sun and Po Jen Yap
from the University of Hong Kong.
The course will survey a range of legal topics, including
property, intellectual property, torts, constitutional law, and legal
philosophy. A variety of Asian jurisdictions will be discussed. Several weeks
will focus specifically on Chinese law.