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Conference: September 13, 2009
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         International Symposium on 21st Century's "Law and Society" Movement in China:

                              An Interdisciplinary Dialogue on Order Reconstruction

                                                        Conference Agenda

 

                     Convened by Shanghai Jiao Tong University KoGuan Law School

                                             Funded by Leo KoGuan Foundation

                                                          September 13, 2009

                                   Conference Room 101, DeQiuYuan Business Club,

                                  No. 788, ShenFu Road, Minhang District, Shanghai

 

                                                          8:30-9:00 a.m.

                                                         Opening Ceremony

Presided by Professor YE Bifeng, Deputy Vice Dean of Shanghai Jiao Tong University Law School (5min)

Remarks by Professor ZHENG Chengliang, Vice President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Professor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University KoGuan Law School (6min)

Remarks by Professor XU Xianghua, Representative of Leo KoGuan Foundation and Vice Dean of Shanghai Jiao Tong University KoGuan Law School (5min)

The Unveiling Ceremony of Law and Society Center of Shanghai Jiao Tong University KoGuan Law School (3min)

Honored Guests:

Professor CHEN Guiming, Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Jurisprudence, Remin University of China Law School

Professor LI Youmei, Vice President of Shanghai University

Dean JI Weidong Presents the Letter of Appointment to Professor Lawrence M. Friedman as the Honorary Chairman of Law and Society Center of KoGuan Law School (2min)

Introductory Speech by Professor JI Weidong, Dean of Shanghai Jiao Tong University KoGuan Law School (7min)

 

                                                              9:00-9:40 a.m. 

                                                                Keynote Speech

Some Thoughts on the "Law and Society" Movement

Lawrence M.Friedman, Marion Rice Kirkwood Professor, Stanford Law School, U.S.A. 

 

                                                         9:40-10:40 a.m.

Plenary Session One: Globalization and Comparative Sociological Studies in Legal Culture and Judicial System

Moderator:

Lawrence Solum The John E. Cribbet Professor of Law and Philosophy and Co-Director of the University of Illinois's Institute for Law and Philosophy

Panelists:

A Comparison of Judicial Cultures through Filming Trials in France and in the U.S.A (12min)

Antoine Garapon, Secretary- General of the Institute of High Studies on Justice, France

Globalization and Prosperity of Legal Culture (12min)

Susumu Morimura, Professor of Law, Hitotsubashi University, Japan

A Comparative Approach to the Understanding of Law in Its Socio-cultural Setting (10min)         

Marina Kurkchiyan, Law Foundation Fellow in Socio-Legal Studies and Fellow of Wolfson College, University of Oxford, U.K.

Local Courts in Western China: The Quest for Independence and Dignity(10min)

Stéphanie Balme, Senior Research Fellow, Sciences PoParis, France

Commentator:

Professor HE Weifang, Peking University Law School (13min)

 

                                                         10:40-11:00 a.m.

                                                      Tea Break & Group Photo

 

                                                           11:00-12:00 a.m.

Plenary Session Two: China's Challenges Posed by New Legal Issues in the Era of Globalization

Moderator:

Professor LI Youmei, Vice President of Shanghai University(3min)

Panelists:

Reconstructing Carbon Emission Right: From International Law to Natural Law(12min)

Professor JIANG Shigong, Law School of Peking University

Law and Finance: Functions, Chinese Paradox and Challenges(12min)

ZHANG Jianwei, Associate Professor, Fudan University Law School

The 3CThought and Its Enlightenment to China's Construction of Harmonious Society(10min) 

Professor LI Jianyong, East China University of Political Science and Law

The Evolution of Chinese Legal System through the Perspective of "Law and Development"(10min)

Professor LI Guilin, East China University of Political Science and Law

Commentator:

Professor CHEN Guiming, Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Jurisprudence, Remin University of China Law School(13min)

 

                                                           12:00-13:30 p.m                             

                                                                       Lunch

                                                            13:30-14:40 p.m.

      Plenary Session Three: China's Empirical Legal Research and Analytical Tools

Moderator:

Professor Li Yuchun, Law School of East China University of Science and Technology(4min)

Panelists:

Where Are the Disputes Diverted to?――A Data Analysis of Number of Litigation in China(12min)

Professor ZHU Jingwen, Law School of Renmin University of China

Why Are People Willing to Use Law?(12min)

Professor ZHANG Jing, Department of Sociology, Peking  University

The Enforcement of Contract Dispute Judgments and Economic Development: A Comparison between China's Developed Regions and Undeveloped Regions(10min)

HE Xin, Associate Professor, Law School of City University of Hong Kong(10min)

The Uniform Analytic Frame of "Law and Economics" and Its Interpretation(10min)

DING Li, Associate Professor, School of Law of Sun Yat-Sen University

Chinese Lawyers since 2000: Findings from Two Surveys(10min)

Ethan Michelson, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology Indiana University, U.S.A.

Commentator:

Professor QI Haibin, Law School of Huazhong University of Science and Technology(12min)

 

                                                       14:40-15:50 p.m.

Plenary Session Four: New Observations on Judicial and Legislative Powers in China

Moderator:

Professor ZHU Mang, KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University(4min)

Panelists:

The Third Wave of Judicial Reform in China and Socio-Legal Studies: Searching for An Objectification Mechanism to Restrict Judicial Discretion(12min)

Professor JI Weidong, Dean of KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Interest Groups' Participation in Law-making: The Changes of Legislative Scenario in Contemporary China and its Impacts(10min)

HOU Jian, Associate Professor, Law School of Fudan University

The Dilemma and Outlet That the Procuratorate Prevents the Corruption(10min)

SANG Benqian, Associate Professor,Law School of Shangdong University

Supreme People's Court's Political Decision-making Process: On the Issue of Rural Land Transactions(10min)

YANG Li, Associate Professor, KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

On the Publicizing of Judicial Reasoning in Civil Cases――from the Perspective of Social Transition and Legal Culture

DU Wen, Lecturer, China University of Political Science and Law

Commentator:

Professor WANG Yaxin, Law School of Tsinghua University (14min)

 

                                                         15:50-16:00 p.m.

                                                                   Tea Break

                                                          16:00-17:00 p.m.

Plenary Session Five: The Pluralization of Social Structure, Conflicts and the Mechanism for Harmonization

Moderator:

Professor FAN Jinxue, KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University(3min)

Panelists:

Luhmann's Autopoietic Law Theory and Its Revolutionary Significance: From the Perspective of the Method and Subject of Legal Sociology Research(12min)

Professor QI Haibin, Law School of Huazhong University of Science and Technology

The Effect of Property Rights and Social Harmony(12min)

CAO Shouye, Reasearch Institute of Applying Science of Law, Supreme People's Court of P.R.C.

Public Opinion and Judicial Ruling: An Empirical Study on High-profile Cases in Contemporary China(10min)

HE Haibo, Associate Professor, Law Schoo of Tsinghua University

The 'Forms' of Legal Argumentation: Second Order Observation From Luhmann's theory of social system(10min)

BIN Kai, Lecturer, KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Commentator:

Professor JI Weidong, Dean of KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University(13min)

 

                                                           17:00-18:10 p.m.

          Plenary Session Six: Law, Cultural Tradition and Its Contextual Change

Moderator:

Professor TANG Xiaotian, Shanghai Institute of Political Science and Law(2min)

Panelists:

 

Prostitutes in the Courtroom: Body, Space and the Production of Justice(12min)

Professor XU Xin, Southwest University of Political Science and Law

The Custom Law in "Zhong Festival" in Guangxi Autonomous Region(12min)

Professor GAO Qicai, Law School of Tsinghua University

Planting Confucianism into the Constitution of P.R.C.(12min)

DONG Yanbin, Editor-in-Chief of China Law Magazine

Law Journals of CSSCI: Which One Is More Influential in Knowledge Production?(10min)

HOU Meng, Associate Professor of Law School, University of International Business and Economics

The Rise of Sociology of Law in Modern China, 1978-2008  (10min)

DING Wei, Associate Professor of School of Humanities, Xi'an University of Architecture & Technology

Commentator:

LIANG Zhiping, Research Fellow of China Art Academy(12min)

 

                                                          18:10-18:20 p.m.

 

Closing Speech by Professor JI Weidong, Dean of KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

 

                                                                18:20 p.m.

 

                                                             Reception Dinner