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People's Republic of China Legal Research

This guide provides an overview of some of the best resources for Chinese legal research in both Chinese and English.

Bibliographies

Key Primary Source Documents for Chinese Law in Translation

A list of titles compiled by Rachel Stern and Tobias Smith, providing key English primary source documents on Chinese law. The documents include laws, cases, articles, and addresses; ranging from Song Dynasty to 2014.  Also links to the full-texts of the documents on the list, as well as a bibliographic memo of selected books and resources for young scholars. 

Databases

Below are subscription based databases, historical newspapers and journals offered at Harvard.

Websites

Below are free online sources