A Must-Read Series on the Legal System with Chinese Characteristics
The culmination of a 5-year project of 52 leading legal experts in China
Covers all seven of the nation’s major legal branches: the Constitution and its related laws; Administrative Law; Criminal Law; Civil and Commercial Law; Social Law; Economic Law; and Procedural Law and Nonprocedural Law
Explores crucial issues such as the codification of separate laws, the limits of state power, and the solution to the problem of inadequate legal resources
Volume 1 Overview of the Socialist Legal System
1. Introduces the foundation of the formation of the Socialist legal system with Chinese characteristics
2. Analyzes the role of the Constitution in the development of China’s legal system, and its relations with other systems of law
About the Authors
Zhu Jingwen is a Professor in legal theory at the China Law School at the Renmin University of China, and a Board Member of the China Law Society. He was a visiting scholar of the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii and a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Wisconsin Law School. In 2005 he was elected as a Distinguished Contemporary Chinese Jurist. He is the author of A Study on Jurisprudence (2006), Report on China's Law Development, etc.
Han Dayuan is Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law and the Dean of the China Law School at the Renmin University of China. He is the Executive Director of the China Law Society. And he was a visiting scholar at Harvard University and Kyoto University. In 2005, he was elected as a Distinguished Contemporary Chinese Jurist. He is the author of The Constitution of 1954 and the Constitutionalism in China (2008), The Basic Theory of Constitution (2008), etc.