US-China Legal Cooperation Fund: Synopsis of Grants Awarded 1999-2001
Foarde, John, The China Business Review
* A symposium to develop legal aid for the poor in China conducted by the American Bar Association and the PRC Legal Aid Foundation
* A survey and analysis of administrative law procedures in four Chinese cities, conducted by the Asia Foundation and the PRC National Institute of Administration
* Publication of an English-to-Chinese legal dictionary, edited by the China University of Political Science and Law with cooperation from US and UK legal scholars
* A study of human rights in the judicial systems of the PRC, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, conducted by the Research Center for Human Rights, Beijing University Law School
* An administrative law program to develop administrative laws and processes, conduct pilot programs, and train officials, conducted by the Maxwell School of Citizenship, Syracuse University
* A research project conducted by the Washington University in St. Louis Law Library and the Legislative Office of the PRC State Council, to compare Chinese and US systems of legal codification, an important component in the promotion of transparent legal institutions
* A program by the Duke University School of Law and the Qinghua University School of Law to improve teaching methods in the area of business law and securities regulation
* A project to be conducted by the Chicago-- Kent College of Law and the Qinghua University School of Law aimed at production of an Internet-based seminar introducing the US legal system to Chinese lawyers, judges, and law students
* A project to compile a handbook for election officials conducting village-level elections in China, conducted by The Carter Center in Atlanta and the Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs
* A project underwriting collaborative research between the International Labor Rights Fund and the Research Center of Industrial Relations of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions that will examine China's labor laws and their level of compliance with international labor standards
* A project to develop training modules for Chinese administrators, regulators, and lawyers on practical application of the rule of law concept to administrative and legal practice in the context of fostering compliance with China's World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments. The project is part of a continuing program conducted by the International Law Institute (United States), People's University School of Law (China), and the Center for International Studies at the University of Toronto (Canada).
* A project to develop a more effective Code of Lawyer Ethics for the All-China Lawyers Association (ACLA), a collaboration between the American Bar Association and ACLA
* A study of the development of the …
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