Chinese Law and Development

At this year’s Law & Society Association conference, there will be two roundtables on Chinese Law and Development. China has emerged as the champion of economic globalization through the export of its goods and services. Yet there is little empirical basis through which to evaluate the effects of Chinese globalization or with which to theorizeContinue reading “Chinese Law and Development”

Anti-Democratic Constitutional Landmarks

*This post was first published on the International Association of Constitutional Law blog The idea of constitutional landmarks contains a set of basic presumptions. It presumes that courts are important and that they receive cases. It presumes that constitutional landmarks are based upon a liberal democratic conception of law. It presumes that courts offer reasons forContinue reading “Anti-Democratic Constitutional Landmarks”