The Yale Law Journal

Frank K. Upham


Who Will Find the Defendant if He Stays with His Sheep? Justice in Rural China

Frank K. Upham

114 Yale L.J. 1675 (2005)

In Song fa xiaxiang: Zhongguo jiceng sifazhidu yanjiu [Sending Law to the Countryside: Research on China's Basic-Level Judicial System], Dean Zhu Suli of Beijing University Law School claims that Chinese legal scholars uncritically accept foreign models and rule-of-law ideol…