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

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Edition: 3rd ed., 2015
Author(s): Chow


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Law In A Nutshell: The Legal System of the People's Republic of China begins with a brief overview of the important events of the twentieth century that has shaped modern China, and then turns to a systematic analysis of the structure of government, basic human rights and liberties, and the role of the Communist Party in the governance of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It examines all major PRC legal institutions, including the law-making organs, courts, procuratorates, police, and the legal profession. It also provides an overview of the major areas of procedural and substantive black letter law in the PRC, with a focus on foreign investment and intellectual property laws.

Table of Contents includes:
The History of Law in Imperial and Modern China;
Constitution, State Structure, and Human Rights;
The Communist Party of China;
Legislative Authority and Legal Interpretation;
Courts and Procuratorates;
Lawyers and the Legal Profession;
Procedural Law;
Substantive Law;
Foreign Investment;
Intellectual Property;
Reference Tools for Further Research.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and The Legal System of the People's Republic of China is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Chow
ISBN 9780314290984
Edition 3rd ed., 2015
Publisher West