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Rule by Law: China’s Increasingly Global Legal Reach


Hearing on "Rule by Law: China’s Increasingly Global Legal Reach" 

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 406, and Webex

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Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioner Carte P. Goodwin and Commissioner Jacob Helberg

9:30 AM – 9:40 AM: Co-Chairs' Opening Remarks
9:40 AM – 11:10 AM: Panel I: The CCP’s Promotion of Rule by Law

  • Moritz Rudolf, Research Scholar in Law and Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center [Testimony]
  • Vivienne Bath, Professor of Chinese & International Business Law and Associate Director International of the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law, Sydney Law School [Testimony]
  • Dan Harris, Partner at Harris Bricken [Testimony]

11:10 AM – 11:20 AM: Break

11:20 AM – 1:05 PM: Panel II: The CCP’s Violation of International Laws and Norms

  • Isaac Kardon, Senior Fellow for China studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace [Testimony]
  • Brian Weeden, Director of Program Planning for Secure World Foundation [Testimony]
  • Paul Scharre, Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security [Testimony]
  • Yu-Jie Chen, Assistant Research Professor at Institutum Iurisprudentiae of Academia Sinica and an Affiliated Scholar at NYU Law's U.S.-Asia Law Institute [Testimony]

1:05 PM – 2:05 PM: Lunch Break

2:05 PM – 3:35 PM: Panel III: The CCP and Foreign Legal Systems

3:35 PM – 3:40 PM: Closing Remarks

3:40 PM: Adjourn