The Legal System of the People's Republic of China in a Nutshell

Author: Chow, Daniel C.K.
Edition: 4th
Copyright Date: 2023
  • Publication Date: October 5th, 2023
  • ISBN: 9781642421132
  • Subject: Comparative Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This book begins with a brief overview of the important events of the 20th century that have shaped modern China, and then turns to a systematic analysis of the structure of government, basic human rights and liberties, and the crucial role of the Communist Party. It examines all major legal institutions in China, including the lawmaking organs, courts, procuratorates, police, and the legal profession. It also provides an overview of the major areas of procedural and substantive law in China, with a focus on foreign investment and intellectual property law.