China and International Law

Jennifer Beck

For the last seven years, Jennifer has served as a Judge in China of the final year Law students partaking in an International Court Competition. The trials are based on International Law and the International Court of Justice and is intended to foster the rule of law. Prior to this Competition being introduced to China by Professor Zhu and Carol Kalinoski 14 years ago, International Law was virtually unheard of in Chinese Universities. Today International Law in China is a compulsory subject in a law degree.

Soochow Law School 2016 and Renmin University Beijing 2017

Judges briefing

Shackley Rafetto (Former Chief Judge of the Maui Second Circuit of Hawaii),

Carol Kalinoski (Washington)

Bernard Zimmerman (Retired Federal Judge for United States District Court California) and Professor Matti Tjader (Denmark)

Included in this years Judges were Judge O'Scannlain of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; Professor Murase United Nations ILC member; Professor Francis Wong, Stephen Harder (Clifford Chance), Grace Suarez, Mr Andrew Boyle (UN International Criminal Tribunal Cambodia), Professor Mary Kay Kane (Distinguished Professor of Law Emerita at UC Hastings), Professsor Gennady Esakov (Head of Faculty of Law, National Research University Higher School of Economics Russia)


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