JANUARY - APRIL 2004

COURSE MATERIAL

Instructor & Topic

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English Reading Materials

Session 1

David Linnan
Univ. of South Carolina
School of Law

Veronica Taylor
Univ. of Washington
School of Law

 

Concepts

Katharina Pistor and Philip A. Wellons

The Role of Law and Legal Institutions in Asian Economic Development

1960-1965, Oxford, New York, 1999 pp. 33-61

Session 2

David Linnan
Univ. of South Carolina
School of Law

 

Western Views of the State
& Rule of Law

 

David Clark, The Many Meanings of the Rule Of Law In Kanishka Jayasurya, Law, Capitalism & Power in Asia: the rule of law& Legal institutions, routlegde, london,1999 pP 28-44

David Linnan, Police Discretion in a Continental European Administrative State: The Police of Baden -Wuerttemberg in the Federal Republic of Germany, 47 Law and Contemporary Problems 185 (1984)

 

Session 3

John Ohnesorge
Univ. of Wisconsin
School of Law

 

Korean Legal System Introduction

 

Choi – Development of Law and Legal Institution in Korea (in Traditional Korean Legal Attitudes, Chun, et al., eds, 1980)

 

Yoon – Chapter V: Legal Professions and Judicial Independence (in Yoon, Law and Political Authority in South Korea, 1990)

 

Kim – The Changing Landscape of Civil Litigation (Chapter 14, Recent Transformations in Korean Law and Society, Yoon, ed., 2000)

 

Session 4

John Ohnesorge
Univ. of Wisconsin
School of Law

 

Korea as Administered State For Economic Development

 

Yoon – Chapter II: Law and Bureaucracy (in Law and Political Authority in South Korea)

 

Yoon – Chapter III: The Enforcement of Law (in Law and Political Authority in South Korea)

 

Hong – Administrative Law in the Institutionalized Administrative State (Chapter 3, Recent Transformations in Korean Law and Society)

 

Oh – The Characteristics and Results of Korea’s Administrative Regulations Reform (Chapter 4, Recent Transformations in Korean Law and Society)

 

Session 5

John Ohnesorge
Univ. of Wisconsin
School of Law

 

Korea as Administered State For Economic Development

 

Woo – Chapter 6: The Political Economy of Korea, Inc. (in Woo, Race to the Swift, 1991)

 

Lee – Ownership-Management Relations in Korean Business (Chapter 15, Korea’s Political Economy, Cho and Kim, eds., 1994)

 

West, Kukje and Beyond: Constitutionalism and the Market, III World Constitutional Law Review 321 (1998)

 

Kim & Kim, Shareholder Activism in Korea, 1(1) Journal of Korean Law 51 (2001)

 

West, The Megafirms, Harvard Asia Pacific Review, p. 62, Winter, 1996-1997

 

Session 6

Veronica Taylor
Univ. of Washington
School of Law

 

Korea & Japan: Public Law & Changing Society

Session 7

David Linnan
Univ. of South Carolina
School of Law

 

Indonesian Legal System Introduction
David Linnan, Indonesia's Infamous Manulife Insolvency:  Formal Versus Informal Enforcement in Metamorphosis (forthcoming) 

 

David K Linnan, Indonesian Law Reform, or Once More unto the Breach: A Brief Institutional History

 

 

Session 8

David Linnan
Univ. of South Carolina
School of Law

 

Indonesia as IFI & Legal Development Case Study

Please read the following re IMF conditionality:

 

Indonesia Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, dated January 15, 1998 (original post-Asian Financial Crisis IMF LOI) 

Supplementary Memorandum, dated April 10, 1998 (follow-up specifying detailed IMF conditionality on structural reform side, particularly law reform including insolvency) 

IMF Conditionality:  How Much is too Much? (IMF internal seminar December 19, 2001) 

 

Please also read article 33 of the 1945 Indonesian Constitution (asking whether its picture of the economy diverges from the IMF’s Washington Consensus view embedded in the LOI) 

 

Please also read the following re Indonesian insolvency law:

 

T. Lindsey & V. Taylor, “Rethinking Indonesian Insolvency Reform:  Context and Frameworks,” in Timothy Lindsey, ed., Indonesia:  Bankruptcy, Law Reform & the Commercial Court:  Comparative Perspectives on Insolvency Law and Policy, Desert Pea Press:  Sydney 2000, pages 2-14

 

D. Linnan, Indonesian Bankruptcy Policy & Reform:  Reconciling Efficiency & Economic Nationalism (INSEAS Trends Paper # 5, September 1999)

 

 

 

Session 9

 

Pip Nicholson
Univ. of Melbourne
Faculty of Law

 

 
 
Vietnamese Law & Socialist State Issues

 

Mark Sidel,  ‘Vietnam’ in Poh Ling Tan, Asian Legal Systems, Butterworths, Sydney, 1997 pp 356-385 

Pip Nicholson, ‘Judicial Independence and the Rule of Law: the Vietnam Court Experience’,  3 Australian Journal of Asian Law 37-57 (2001) 

Pip Nicholson, ‘Vietnamese Court Reform: Constancy and Change in the Contemporary Period’ Paper presented at Mapping Vietnam’s Legal Culture: Whither Vietnam?, Conference at University of  Victoria, B.C. Canada, March 27-29 (2003) 

John Gillespie, ‘Self-Interest and Ideology: Bureaucratic Corruption in Vietnam’ 3 Australian Journal of Asian Law 1-36 (2001)

Session 10

Mark Cammack
Southwestern Law School

 

Islamic Legal System Introduction

Session 11

Mark Cammack

Southwestern Law School

 

Islamic Law and the State's Role in Society

Session 12

Don Clarke
Univ. of Washington
School of Law

 

Chinese Legal System Introduction

 

Kenneth Lieberthal, Governing China (1995): 157-174, 177, 194-195, 199-203
 

Perry Keller, "Sources of Order in Chinese Law," American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 42, No. 4 (1994): 711-759

 

Hualing Fu, "Putting China's Judiciary Into Perspective: Is It Independent, Competent, and Fair?" in Erik Jensen & Thomas Heller (eds.),
Beyond Common Knowledge: Empirical Approaches to the Rule of Law
(Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003): 193-219

 

Donald Clarke, "Empirical Research in Chinese Law," in Erik Jensen & Thomas Heller (eds.), Beyond Common Knowledge: Empirical  Approaches to the Rule of Law (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003): 164-192

 

Session 13

Don Clarke
Univ. of Washington
School of Law

 

Chinese Corporate Governance & State

 

Yingyi Qian, "The Institutional Foundations of China's Market Transition," in Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (1999): 377-398
 

Donald Clarke, "Corporate Governance in China: An Overview," China Economic Review (forthcoming 2004)
 

Harry G. Broadman, "The Business(es) of the Chinese State," World Economy, Vol. 24, No. 7 (2001): 849-875
 

Barry Naughton, "Chinese Institutional Innovation and Privatization from Below," American Econ. Rev., Vol. 84, No. 2 (1994): 266-270
 

On Kit Tam, "Models of Corporate Governance for > Chinese Companies," Corporate Governance: An  International Review, Vol. 8, No. 1 (Jan. 2000): 52-64
 

Session 14

Instructor Roundtable and Thematic Review

Mark Cammack
Southwestern Law School

Don Clarke
Univ. of Washington
School of Law

David Linnan
Univ. of South Carolina
School of Law

John Ohnesorge
Univ. of Wisconsin
School of Law

Veronica Taylor
Univ. of Washington
School of Law

 

     

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