H&M's statements about forced labor in Xinjiang have angered both Chinese and human rights groups.
“Second Lawyers, First Principles”: Lawyers, Rice-Roots Legal Workers, and the Battle Over Legal Professionalism in China
William Alford examines the rise, decline, and uncertain future of the rice-roots legal worker.
William Alford is Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law, Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies, and Director of East Asian Legal Studies at Harvard University School of Law. He is also a member of U.S.-China Institute Board of Scholars. Professor Alford’s research focuses on Chinese law and legal history and on the legal aspects of international trade and technology transfer. He is the author of Raising the Bar: The Emerging Legal Profession in East Asia (2007) and To Steal a Book Is an Elegant Offense: Intellectual Property Law in Chinese Civilization (1995) and many articles, including ones concerning Chinese environmental law.
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The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a panel discussion to look at the biases and discrimination against Asians and Asian Americans, the resistance to it, the role America’s relationships with Asia play in shaping perceptions, and trends in Asian American political participation.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online panel discussion on the Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast and Central Asia.