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Reports of domestic violence drop in Hangzhou

Today marks the third anniversary of China’s implementation of its landmark Anti-Domestic Violence Law. Earlier this week, Hangzhou,…

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The future of affirmative action and Chinese-American applications to elite universities

Are more Chinese Americans about to gain admission to elite universities in the U.S.? Here’s what you…

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Domestic violence in China and the limitations of law

China’s Domestic Violence Law of 2016 was celebrated as a victory for women’s rights. But two years…

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Sinica Podcast: Courts & torts: Driving the Chinese legal system

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live: listen to it now! “Having read hundreds and hundreds of these…

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The laws that prompt motorists to kill injured accident victims

On October 13, 2011, a vehicle knocked down two-year-old Wang Yue…

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Suing the homophobia out of China’s textbooks

Although China officially removed homosexuality from its list of psychiatric disorders in 2001, homophobia remains a big problem throughout…

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China’s first man-on-man rape conviction

CORRECTION: As we have noted here, the legal term “rape”…

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A draft law for the world’s largest online market

TODAY’S TOP STORIES New law to govern the world’s largest ecommerce market Xinhua News Agency’s top Chinese…

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Sinica extra: Q&A with Rachel Stern on the scholarly appeal of China’s legal system, the nation’s crackdown on lawyers and U.S. litigiousness

Jeremy: A cynic might joke that studying Chinese law and legal processes is in some ways like living in…

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Michael Manning’s Beijing jail diary

Introduction Michael Manning was, in many ways, just another young American living in China. His career there followed…

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