Study Law in China
Spend the summer earning 4 law school credits in two of China's most fascinating cities: Beijing and Shanghai.
(1 credit), taught by Ambassador C. Donald Johnson, Director, Dean Rusk Center, University of Georgia School of Law.
This course examines legal issues surrounding the bilateral trade relationship between the United States and China within the framework of their mutual obligations under the World Trade Organization (WTO). Among the topics to be covered are: i) a brief history of the development of U.S.-China trade and China's entry into the WTO; ii) an overview of the WTO legal system and the principal agreements governing the U.S.-China trade relationship; iii) obligations and commitments of each country under the WTO; iv) monitoring and enforcement actions since China's WTO accession; and v) U.S. and Chinese domestic trade law remedies.
(1 credit), taught by Professor Yu Lingyun of Tsinghua University School of Law (Beijing).
This course examines the basic legal framework and institutions of the Chinese legal system. The topics will be divided into four subject areas: i) an introduction to Chinese legal history, hierarchy of laws, and legal institutions; ii) Chinese constitutional law, including implementation, governmental bodies, administrative law, litigation and cases; iii) Chinese procedural law and; iv) Chinese practice of international law.
(1 credit), taught by professors at Tsinghua University School of Law (Beijing) and Fudan University School of Law (Shanghai).
This course provides an introduction and overview of the Chinese commercial legal system, including such topics as civil law; company law; antitrust law; tax law as it pertains to foreign trade; intellectual property law; foreign investment law; international arbitration; banking and finance.
(1 credit), taught by Professor Christian Turner, University of Georgia School of Law
Foreign and domestic courts and international arbitral panels similarly confront the problem of regulations that deprive property owners of some value or use of their properties. We examine the similarities and differences among nations and the regimes established by trade agreements in their approach to regulatory takings and governmental expropriation.