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Why Is "Faquanism" Especially Necessary in Chinese Jurisprudence?"

  • U.S.-Asia Law Institute 139 MacDougal Street New York, New York, 10012 (map)

Join us for a special discussion with Professor Tong Zhiwei about "Faquan," or the intersection of "right" and "power." With this conceptual framework, that faquan is a unified entity, Professor Zhiwei will discuss in this lecture how the concept of faquanism assists in achieving better right-duty jurisprudence.

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About Professor Zhiwei:

Tong Zhiwei, Ph. D in Law (1994, Wuhan University), is Professor of Law at East China University of Political Science and Law. He is also president of the Shanghai Constitutional Law Society  and one the vice presidents of  China Constitutional Law Society. He has published many articles and books on jurisprudence and constitutional law, including Constitutional Reforms in Contemporary China (City University of Hong Kong Press, 2016),Forms of State Structure (Peking University Press, second edition, 2015),and Right, Power, and Faquanism:A Practical Legal Theory from Contemporary China(Brill 2018).

Earlier Event: September 24
Asia Law Weekly: Seokwoo LEE
Later Event: October 1
Asia Law Weekly: Thomas Kellogg