"Mutual Encouragement and Interaction of International Rule of Law and China’s Rule of Law" by Professor Jun Zhao

Date: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 12:15pm - 1:25pm
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen

773-702-0184

aican@uchicago.edu

Jun Zhao is an associate professor at Guanghua Law School, Zhejiang University.    He currently serves as the head of Research Institute of International law, Zhejiang University.    He earned his J.D. at Cornell Law School, LL.M. at Harvard Law School, and LL.B. at Zhejiang University.    Before joining Guanghua Law School, he was a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School, East Asian Legal Studies.    He also worked as a lawyer at Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P.C. and Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.  He has published widely on international economic law and comparative law in top journals. He is a Director of Chinese Society of International Law. He also serves as a Director and Deputy Secretary-General of Commercial Law Section, Law Society of Zhejiang Province, as well as a Director of International Economic Law Section, Law Society of Zhejiang Province.

In his talk,  Professor Zhao will start by discussing international rule of law and China's rule of law, including their definitions, parameters and versions and differences.  Then he will be using a few examples in various areas (international trade law, international investment law, international climate change, global anticorruption efforts, the law of the sea) to ascertain the appropriate and desirable style and rhythm of interactions between international rule of law and China's rule of law.

This even is open to the public.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg