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Who We Are

The Center, directed by Professor Benjamin L. Liebman, offers

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Community

One of the largest concentrations outside Asia of students and scholars studying the law of China.

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Learning

A wide range of courses in Chinese law, taught with an interdisciplinary approach.

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Experience

Hands-on legal experience in greater China.

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Alumni

A large, active alumni network throughout the world.

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Study Abroad

Programs in Beijing and Shanghai.

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Funding

Fellowships to create a community of top scholars, to encourage legal research, and to develop public interest law.

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Events

An event series, which brings dozens of practitioners and prominent scholars to the Law School each year.

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History

Active and decades-long relationships with legal institutions and law schools throughout greater China.

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Donate to Edwards Fund Today!

To honor Professor Edwards, Columbia Law School has established the Professor R. Randle Edwards Fund for the Center for Chinese Legal Studies. The Edwards Fund will create an endowment to provide permanent support for the work of the Center by supporting the full range of the Center's activities--including student research, internships, and fellowships and faculty research, teaching, and conferences.