Chinese and Comparative Law Series

The Chinese and Comparative Law Series is a refereed scholarly series dedicated to the publication of studies of Chinese law in English, including works solely on Chinese law or Chinese law in a comparative legal context. The series also welcomes edited volumes. It aims for critical analyses of Chinese law in a broad sense and the presentation of legal developments in China to an international audience of lawyers and non-lawyers. It welcomes studies in all areas of law and studies of an interdisciplinary nature. Titles in the Chinese and Comparative Law series will be of particular interest to the international community of academics and practising lawyers, policy makers, national and international governmental and non-governmental organisations, and others interested in the study of comparative law.

Biographical Note

Jacques deLisle, Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law & Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Lei Chen, Associate Professor, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong
C.H. (Remco) van Rhee, Professor of European Legal History and Comparative Civil Procedure, Faculty of Law, Maastricht University

Editorial Board

Editorial Board
C.H. (Remco) van Rhee, Maastricht University
Lei Chen, City University of Hong Kong
Jacques deLisle, University of Pennsylvania


Advisory Board
Björn AHL, University of Cologne; William P. ALFORD, Harvard University; Stéphanie BALME, Sciences Po Paris; Donald C. CLARKE, George Washington University; Michael FAURE, Maastricht University; FU Hualing, University of Hong Kong; FU Yulin, Peking University; HAN Shiyuan, Tsinghua University; HE Xin, City University of Hong Kong; Nicholas HOWSON, University of Michigan; LI Yuwen, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Bing LING, Sydney Law School; Ken OLIPHANT, University of Bristol Law; SHAN Wenhua, Xian Jiaotong University; WANG Liming, Renmin University of China; Margaret Y.K. WOO, Northeastern University; YU Xingzhong, Cornell University