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map and flag of chinaTransforming the Chinese Legal Profession: The Role of Recent Judicial Reform

Tuesday, April 5, 2011, noon
Pound 108, Harvard Law School

LI Xueyao

Associate Professor of Law
KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Professor LI Xueyao of KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University will describe and analyze how Chinese judicial reforms from the mid-1990s through 2008 have resulted in a retreat from legal formalism and increased professionalization of the legal profession in China, supporting a policy of “Weiwen” (keeping stability). Dr. Lee, an Associate Professor at KoGuan Law School, earned a Ph.D. degree and a masters degree from Zhejiang University. He is currently a visiting scholar at Yale Law School, where he is conducting research on issues related to the development of the legal profession and legal ethics.

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