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All Posts Tagged With: "China"

World Links: U.S. Drones Strike Taliban, Chinese Authorities Arrest Prominent Dissident

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 24th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: U.K.’s Prime Minister Refuses to Resign, Suicide Bomber Kills 30 in Mosque Blast

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 5th, 2009 | Comments

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Jun 5th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Police Prevent Commemorations in Tiananmen Square, Opposition Accuses Iranian President of Tainting Country’s Image

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 4th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Obama in Middle East, Chinese Firm Buys Hummer from General Motors

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 3rd, 2009 | Comments

With Trial Looming, Families of U.S. Reporters Detained by North Korea Break Their Silence

After being advised by the State Department to lie low and let diplomacy take its course, today's trial of Laura Ling and Euna Lee in Pyongyang has convinced their families to appeal directly to the North Korean government for the release of their loved ones.

Jun 3rd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: South Korea Sends Ships to Border, China Blocks Access to Twitter Ahead of Tiananmen Anniversary

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 2nd, 2009 | Comments

The People’s Court: Video Segment 5

Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Alice Young, a partner at Kaye Scholer LLP.

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

The People’s Court: Video Segment 4

Lawyers rely on local officials to renew their licenses from year to year. It's one of the reasons taking on cases against officials and state-linked companies can be a risky business. Ran Tong accepts the cases other lawyers won't touch. (4 minutes)

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

The People’s Court: Video Segment 3

Judge Li and her colleagues regularly travel to the outlying hill villages around Gongxian with a mobile court. It's part of the government's effort to bring the emerging legal system to the farthest corners of the country.

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

The People’s Court: Video Segment 2

Being involved in a lawsuit used to be considered a disgrace, but now central Chengdu's district court's busy docket is filled with employee disputes, road accidents, divorce petitions, and migrant labor cases.

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

The People’s Court: Video Segment 1

In a practice court for law students at Sichuan University in the city of Chengdu, 1000 miles southwest of China's capital, Beijing, they're re-examining a real-life industrial injury case between a laborer and his employers.

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

The People’s Court: Legitimacy through Law in China?

by Benjamin Liebman. Over the past decade, China's Communist Party leadership has embraced law to an unprecedented degree. China's leaders view creating a fair and effective legal system as crucial to their own legitimacy.

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

The People’s Court: Vocabulary and Resources

glossary, suggested reading and Web sites

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments
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