In explaining the differences in the tradition and operation of law in China and the United States, in this book, the author gives both an invaluable understanding of Chinese society and his own appraisal of the strengths and weaknesses of U.S. law, lawyers, and courts.
Introduction: Looking at Flowers From a Galloping Horse 1. A Window and a Mirror 2. Controlling Conduct: The Actors and the Institutions 3. Law and Deviancy 4. The Community 5. The Formal Criminal Process 6. The Case of Kuo Tzu-ch'iang: Conviction and Exoneration 7. The United States and China: Dealing with Differences