DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN CHINA
2011/2012, Semester 1
Modular Credits: LL4100 ( 4 ) / LL5100 ( 4 ) / LL6100 ( 4 )
This subject develops in students a critical and socio-legal understanding of dispute resolution in China. The subject starts with an historical introduction to dispute resolution in traditional China, with a focus on changing perceptions of law and perceived functions of law in society. It then examines legal development since 1978 in a politico-economic and socio-legal context and, through which, analyses contemporary roles and functions, mechanisms and institutions of dispute resolution in China. Upon these analyses, the subject undertakes a detailed examination of the specific methods of dispute resolution, including both substantive and procedural laws.
NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or its equivalent.
9 Sessions over 3 weeks, Three 3hr weekly seminar
Intensive: Dates - 8 to 26 Aug 2011
Take Home Exam - 100% [Release: Fri 30 Sept 2011 (4pm); Due: Mon 3 Oct 2011 (10am)]