China and Hong Kong under the "One Country, Two Systems" Principle

China and Hong Kong under the "One Country, Two Systems" Principle

Mr. Ming Wai Lau
Fall 2017 reading group
T, W 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 4063
1 classroom credit

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: No Exam

This Reading Group will study what the "One Country, Two Systems" principle means twenty years after Hong Kong's handover back to Mainland China. After gaining an understanding of this unique constitutional principle, students will explore the various accomplishments and challenges that Mainland China and Hong Kong have experienced in the legal, economic, political, and cultural realms. Reading materials will include constitutional documents, statutes and cases, academic and business articles, and various media publications.

Note: This reading group will meet over a three-week period, beginning on October 3rd and ending on October 18th. Due to the Columbus Day holiday, a makeup class will be scheduled for 10/13.

Drop Deadline: October 4th, 2017 by 11:59 pm EST

Subject Areas: International, Comparative & Foreign Law