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Comparing China: Researching the Law and Legal System in English Sources

English books, articles, databases an more to research China's Law and Legal system

Government Websites: Primary Law*

* NOTE: These sites are great for citations, but the are not a great place to search the law.

United States documents

U.S. Statutes (Congress): United States Code

U.S. Regulations (administrative agencies) :Code of Federal Regulations & Federal Register

U.S. Judicial Decisions (go to specific court site) 

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Government Publishing Office  (open access to federal (U.S.) law

Chinese documents

The People's Republic of China Laws & Regulations 

Supreme People's Court Cases


China Collection: Chinese law, politics, economics, finance, and other stuff

China Law Blog: China Law for Business

China Digital Times:is an independent, bilingual media organization that brings uncensored news and online voices from China to the world.

China Real Time Report: China blog of the Wall Street Journal

IP Dragon: Gathering, commenting and sharing information about intellectual property in China to make it more transparent, since 2005

Research Guides

UC Hastings Law Library, Chinese Law Research Guide

Havard Law School, People's Republic of China Legal Research

Yale University Law Library, Chinese Legal Research

Yale University Library, English Primary Sources on China