Legal Translation and Bilingual Law Drafting in Hong Kong presents a systematic account from a cross-disciplinary perspective of the activities of legal translation and bilingual law drafting in the bilingual international city of Hong Kong and its interaction with Mainland China and Taiwan in the use of legal terminology. Continue reading
The well-known legal publisher Brill has published an English translation of the Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China, in its series ‘Chinese and Comparative Law’. Continue reading
The School of Law at Queen Mary University is organising an online conference entitled “New Chinese Civil Code: A Law for Transition” on Tuesday 2 November 2021 from 9.00 a.m. to 12.45 p.m.
The programme includes the following topics: Continue reading
The University of California Santa Barbara has issued the following press release:
UCSB History Scholar Translates and Interprets Ancient Chinese Legal Texts
In an ancient tomb in China’s Hubei Province, archeologists discovered a basket of medical, mathematical, and legal texts that date back to the late third and early second centuries B.C. A historian at UC Santa Barbara is working to translate and interpret the legal texts, of which there are two, and describes them as “a gold mine of social and legal history.”