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Professor Albert Chen Hung-yee 陳弘毅

LLB (HKU) 1980; PCLL (HKU) 1981; LLM (Harvard) 1982; Solicitor (HK) 1984
Special interests: jurisprudence; constitutional law; comparative law
(Chinese law); law and society. Lecturer 1984, senior lecturer 1988;
Head, Department of Law 1993-1996; Dean, Faculty of Law 1996-2002;
professor 1993-

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Books | Articles and Book Chapters | Editorials | Case Comments | Book Reviews
Shorter articles in recent years | Short Article Translated into German |Translation

Books

1. Hong Kong's Legal System and the Basic Law (Hong Kong: Wide Angle Press, 1986.  ix + 279 pp) [in Chinese]

2. The Workers' Compensation System in Hong Kong: Retrospect and Prospect (Hong Kong: Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1987. v + 165 pp) (as first author - author of parts II-IV) (second author: Ng Sek-hong)

3. Human Rights and the Rule of Law: The Challenges of Hong Kong's Transition (Hong Kong: Wide Angle Press, 1987. viii + 300 pp) (as first author - author of chapters 1-4, 6, 9, 11-16, 20, 23-25, 27-28) (second author: Johannes M.M. Chan) [in Chinese]

4. [book co-edited] The Basic Law and Hong Kong's Future (Singapore: Butterworths, 1988. viii + 389 pp) (co-editor: Peter Wesley-Smith)

5. Law and Politics in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Wide Angle Press, 1990. vii + 116 pp) [in Chinese]

6. An Introduction to the Legal System of the People's Republic of China (Singapore: Butterworths Asia, 1992. xiii + 291 pp)

7. The Rule of Law, Enlightenment and the Spirit of Modern Law (Beijing: Chinese University of Politics and Law Press, 1998. xvii + 367 pp) [in Chinese]

8. An Introduction to the Legal System of the People's Republic of China (Singapore: Butterworths Asia, revised edition 1998. xv + 338 pp)

9. [book co-edited] General Principles of Hong Kong Law (Hong Kong: Joint Publishing 1999. x + 469 pp) [in Chinese]

10. The World of Jurisprudence (Beijing: Chinese University of Politics and Law Press, 2003. viii + 446 pp) [in Chinese]

11. An Introduction to the Legal System of the People's Republic of China (Hong Kong: LexisNexis Butterworths, 3rd edition 2004. xix + 346 pp)

12. [book co-edited] Randall Peerenboom, Carole J. Petersen and Albert H.Y. Chen (eds), Human Rights in Asia (London: Routledge, 2006. xii + 529 pp)

13. [book co-edited]  Tom Ginsburg and Albert H.Y. Chen (eds), Administrative Law and Governance in Asia: Comparative Perspectives (London: Routledge, 2009. x + 384 pp)

14. [book co-edited] General Principles of Hong Kong Law (Hong Kong: Joint Publishing, 2009. xii + 511 pp) [in Chinese]

15. Hong Kong's Explorations in the Rule of Law Under One Country Two Systems 《一国两制下香港的法治探索》(Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Bookstore, 2010. xi + 296 pp) [in Chinese]

16. The Journey of the Rule of Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 《香港特别行政区的法治轨迹》 (Beijing: Chinese Democracy and Legal System Press, 2010. xv + 295 pp) [in Chinese] (simplified characters edition of item 15 with some revisions)

17. [book co-edited] John Gillespie and Albert H.Y. Chen (eds), Legal Reforms in China and Vietnam: A Comparison of Asian Communist Regimes (London: Routledge, 2010. xiv + 378 pp)

18.  An Introduction to the Legal System of the People’s Republic of China (Hong Kong: LexisNexis, 4th edition 2011.  xxii +   454 pp)

19.  Ideals of the Rule of Law, Human Rights and Constitutional Democracy (法治、人權與民主憲政的理想) (Hong Kong: Commercial Press, 2012. iv + 265 pp) [in Chinese]

20.  Albert H.Y. Chen and Tom Ginsburg (eds), Public Law in East Asia (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. xlvii + 575 pp)

21.  Rule of Law and Human Rights in Western Civilisation 《西方文明中的法治和人權》(Hong Kong: Commercial  Press, 2013; v +257 pp) (in Chinese)

22.  The Rule of Law, Enlightenment and the Spirit of Modern Law 《法治、啟蒙與現代法的精神》(Beijing: Chinese University of Politics and Law Press, 2nd ed. 2013. xxii + 381 pp) [in Chinese]

23. The World of Jurisprudence 《法理學的世界》(Beijing: Chinese University of Politics and Law Press, 2nd ed. 2013. vi + 492 pp) [in Chinese]

24. Chinese Traditional Culture and Modern Constitutional Democracy 《中國傳統文化與現代民主憲政》(Hong Kong: Commercial Press, 2013; xv+335 pp) [in Chinese]

25. [book edited] Constitutionalism in Asia in the Early Twenty-First Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. xv + 435 pp)

26. Hong Kong’s Explorations in the Rule of Law Under One Country Two Systems 《一國兩制下香港的法治探索》(Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Bookstore, 2nd edition 2014. xiii + 362 pp) [in Chinese]

 

Articles and Book Chapters

1."Workmen's Compensation:  A Survey of Hong Kong Cases on the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance" (1980) 7 Justitia 6-24  

2. "Industrial Accidents in Hong Kong:  Prevention, Compensation, and Rehabilitation" (1980) 7 Justitia 89-156 (as first author - author of parts I-V) (second author: Ankana Livasiri)

3."The Developing Legal System in China" (1983) 13 Hong Kong Law Journal (hereinafter abbreviated as "HKLJ") 291-315

4. "Further Aspects of the Autonomy of Hong Kong under the PRC Constitution" (1984) 14 HKLJ 341-7

5. "The Drafting of Hong Kong's Basic Law: Some Preliminary Considerations" in Perspectives on Basic Law (Hong Kong: Genius Publishing Co, 1984) 9-17 [in Chinese]

6. "1997:  The Language of the Law in Hong Kong" (1985) 15 HKLJ 19-47

7. "Judicial Review of Immigration Tribunal Decisions"(1985) 15 HKLJ 212-221

8. "Legal Language and 1997", in Hong Kong Affairs Society (ed), Hong Kon's Political and Legal Systems in the Transitional Period (Hong Kong: Pai Shing, 1985) 39-47 [in Chinese]

9."Hong Kong's Legal System: Adaptation for 1997 and Beyond", in Leung, Jao, Wesley-Smith and Wong (eds), Hong Kong and 1997:  Strategies for the Future (Hong Kong: Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1985) 235-261

10."The Legal System", in Joseph Y.S. Cheng (ed), Hong Kong in Transition (Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1986) chapter 4 (pp 88-119)

11. "Paving the Way for Bilingual Laws in Hong Kong" (1987) 1 Law Society of Hong Kong Gazette, no 3, 25-27

12. "Some Reflections on the 'Film Censorship Affair'" (1987) 17 HKLJ 352-359

13. "Citizens' Rights and Duties", in Byron S.J. Weng, Chang Hsin (eds), Introduction to Chinese Law (Hong Kong: Ming Pao Publications, 1987) chapter 3 (pp 37-48) [bilingual]

14. "The Constitutional and Legal Systems of Hong Kong", in Joseph Y.S. Cheng (ed), The Political System and Politics of Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Cosmos Books, 1987) chapter 3 (pp 44-83) [in Chinese]

15."Civil Liberties in China:  Some Preliminary Observations", in Raymond Wacks (ed), Civil Liberties in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1988) 107-149

16. "The Relationship Between the Central Government and the SAR", in Peter Wesley-Smith and Albert H.Y. Chen (eds), The Basic Law and Hong Kong's Future (Hong Kong: Butterworths, 1988) 107-140

17."The Development of Official Languages Policy in Hong Kong", in C.C. Liu (ed), Essays in Translation 1988 (Hong Kong: Commercial Press, 1987) 37-47 [in Chinese]

18."Civil Liberties in Hong Kong: Recent Controversies, Evolving Consciousness and Future Legal Protection" (1988) Journal of Chinese Law, vol 2, no 1, 137-151

19."The Development of Immigration Law and Policy: The Hong Kong Experience" (1988) McGill Law Journal, vol 33, no 4, 631-75

20."The Present Conditions and Prospects of Hong Kong's Legal System", in Joseph Y.S. Cheng (ed), Hong Kong in the Transitional Period (Hong Kong: Joint Publishing, 1989) 67-96 [in Chinese]

21. "From Colony to Special Administrative Region: Hong Kong's Constitutional Journey" in Raymond Wacks (ed), The Future of the Law in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1989) 76-126

22. "Law in a Foreign Language: The Case of Hong Kong", in Kathleen Cheek-Milby and Miron Mushkat (eds), Hong Kong: The Challenge of Transformation (Hong Kong: Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1989) 212-238

23."The Legal System", in T.L. Tsim and Bernard H.K. Luk (eds), The Other Hong Kong Report (Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 1989) 29-43

24."Hong Kong's Basic Law from the Perspective of Comparative Constitutions", New Zealand Law Journal, November 1989, 383-387 (re-published in Hong Kong as "Basic Law - Constitutions in Harmony or Conflict?" The New Gazette of the Law Society of Hong Kong, December 1989, pp 15-20)

25."The Present Jurisdiction of the Hong Kong Courts" (1989) 33 Wuhan University Law Review 55-59 [in Chinese]

26."Enforcement of the Bill of Rights", in R.Wacks (ed), Hong Kong's Bill of Rights: Problems and Prospects (Hong Kong: Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong, 1990) 69-78

27."The Basic Law: Implications for the Transition Period 1990-97", in P. Wesley-Smith (ed), Hong Kong"s Basic Law: Problems and Prospects (Hong Kong: Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong, 1990) 23-29 (reprinted in "The Basic Law: Transition 1990-97", The New Gazette of the Law Society of Hong Kong, October 1990, pp 26-28)

28."The Legal System", in Richard Y.C. Wong and Joseph Y.S. Cheng (eds), The Other Hong Kong Report 1990 (Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 1990) 65-86

29. "Justice after 1997", in Harold Traver and Jon Vagg (eds), Crime and Justice in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1991) 172-188

30. "Human Rights in China: A Brief Historical Review", in Raymond Wacks (ed), Human Rights in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1992) 176-221

31."The Basic Law and the Protection of Property Rights" (1993) 23 HKLJ 31-78

32."Human Rights, Enlightenment, and Progress", Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly, May 1993 (no 194), pp 42-50 (in Chinese)

33."Post-1997 Extradition and Criminal Law", New Gazette of the Law Society of Hong Kong, May 1993, pp 41-42

34."Developing Theories of Rights and Human Rights in China", in Raymond Wacks (ed), Hong Kong, China and 1997: Essays in Legal Theory (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1993) ch 5 (pp 123-149)

35."Competition Law and Hong Kong" (1993) 23 HKLJ 412-421

36."Judicial Review and Property Rights under the Basic Law", in One Country Two Systems Economic Research Institute (ed), Hong Kong in Transition (Hong Kong, 1993) 371-394

37."The Transition and Convergence of Hong Kong's Legal System Before and After 1997", (1994) 63 Wuhan University Law Review 51-59 (in Chinese)

38."Some reflections on Hong Kong's autonomy" (1994) 24 Hong Kong Law Journal 173-180

39."Private Law and Public Law in Western Legal History" (1994) 26 Jurists' Review 82-86 (in Chinese)

40."The Path of China's Legal Modernisation," in Shen Leping (ed), A Complete Guide to Chinese Law (Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Book Co, 1995) pp i-viii (in Chinese)

41."Hegal's Legal Philosophy and Civil Society" (1993) 79 Modern Law Science (Southwestern University of Politics and Law) 95-97 (in Chinese)

42."The Impact of the 1997 Transition on Taiwan-Hong Kong Legal Relations" (1995) 23 Hwa Kang Law Review (Chinese Cultural University, Taiwan) 57-67 (in Chinese)

43."Western Humanistic Thought and the Spirit of Modern Law," (1995) 68 Chinese Legal Science 108-116 (in Chinese)

44."The Developing Theory of Law and Market Economy in Contemporary China," in Wang Guiguo and Wei Zhenying (eds), Legal Developments in China:  Market Economy and Law  (Hong Kong:  Sweet and Maxwell, 1996) 3-20

45."The Developing Chinese Law and the Civil Law Tradition," in M Brosseau, S Pepper and S K Tsang (eds), China Review 1996 (Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1996)  29-59  [also published in Chinese in Wang Dingding (ed), China Review 1996 (Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1996) 28-51 (in Chinese)]

46."Paradigms in the Study of Hong Kong's Transition," (1996) 16 Chinese Social Sciences Quarterly 170-178 (in Chinese)

47."The Rise of Rights: Some Comparative Civilizational Reflections," [1996] 4 Foreign Legal Studies 1-12 (in Chinese)

48."The Establishment of a New Tradition of the Rule of Law in China," [1996] 3 Legal Science 4-5 (in Chinese)

49."How Enterprises Should Deal with Economic Disputes in Post-1997 Hong Kong," [1996] 2 Economic Management 30-34 (co-author: Huang Jin; in Chinese)

50."The Provisional Legislative Council of the SAR," (1997) 27 Hong Kong Law Journal 1-11

51."The Legal Foundation of the Legislative Council Election 1995," in H C Kuan et al (eds), The 1995 Legislative Council Elections in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1996) ch 2 (pp 45-96)

52."Reflections on Legal Aspects of the 1997 Hong Kong Transition," (1997) 41 Twenty-First Century (Chinese University of Hong Kong) 138-151 (in Chinese); also published in [1997] 5 Jurists" Review 51-62

53."Continuity of Laws in Hong Kong Before and After 1997," [1997] China Law (Supplement for Hong Kong's Return) 7-10 (Chinese version); 81-85 (English version)

54."Contemporary Western Theories of Legal Interpretation," [1997] 3 Chinese Legal Science 106-114

55."The Philosophy of Language Rights," (1998) 20(1) Language Sciences 45-54

56."Hong Kong's Re-unification and China's Future," in Fan Zhongxin, One Country, Two Legal Systems, and China in the Twenty-first Century (Hong Kong: Wide Angle Press, 1998) 1-11 ("Preface") (in Chinese)

57."Rational Law, Economic Development and the Case of China," in Chun-tu Hsueh and Gong Pixiang (eds), The Modernization of the Legal System and China's Economic Development (Nanjing: Nanjing Normal University Press, 1997) 210-231 (in Chinese)

58."The Concept of Justiciability and the Jurisdiction of the Hong Kong Courts" [1997] 27 Hong Kong Law Journal 387-390

59."Legal Preparation for the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Chronology and Selected Documents" [1997] 27 Hong Kong Law Journal 405-431

60."The Rise of Rights: Some Comparative Civilizational Reflections," (1998) 25 Journal of Chinese Philosophy 5-30

61."The Power of Constitutional Judicial Review of the Courts of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region," (1998) 59 Peking University Law Journal 12-18 (in Chinese)

62."Prosecutorial Discretion, Independence and Accountability" (1998) 28 Hong Kong Law Journal 406-411

63."Continuity and Change in the Legal System," in Chow and Fan (eds), The Other Hong Kong Report 1998 (Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1999) 29-48

64."Employment law," in A.H.Y. Chen et al (eds), General Principles of Hong Kong Law (Hong Kong: Joint Publishing, 1999) 399-428 (in Chinese)

65."Rational Law, Economic Development and the Case of China," (1999) 8 Social and Legal Studies 97-120

66."Hong Kong's Legal System in Transition: 1997-99," in Wang Gungwu and John Wong (eds), Hong Kong in China: The Challenges of Transition (Singapore: Times Academic Press, 1999) 287-320

67."Historical and Jurisprudential Reflections on Sovereignty and Human Rights," (1999) 55 Twenty-First Century 18-29 (in Chinese)

68."Confucian Legal Culture and its Modern Fate," in Raymond Wacks (ed), The New Legal Order in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1999) 505-533

69."The Political and Legal Thought of 21st Century China," in Fang Keli et al (eds), Chinese Culture and the 21st Century (Beijing: Chinese Social Science Press, 2000) vol 2, pp 1053-1062 (also published as "Liberalism is the Only Choice for the Chinese People" [2000] 1 Ming Pao Monthly 63-66) (in Chinese)

70."The Court of Final Appeal's Ruling in the 'Illegal Migrant' Children Case: Congressional Supremacy and Judicial Review," in Johannes M M Chan et al (eds), Hong Kong's Constitutional Debate: Conflict over Interpretation (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2000) 73-96

71."The Court of Final Appeal's Ruling in the 'Illegal Migrant' Children Case: A Critical Commentary on the Application of Article 158 of the Basic Law", in Johannes M M Chan et al (eds), Hong Kong's Constitutional Debate: Conflict over Interpretation (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2000) 113-141

72."Constitutional Crisis in Hong Kong: Congressional Supremacy and Judicial Review" (1999) 33 The International Lawyer 1025-1040 (a revised version of item 70 above)

73."Toward a Legal Enlightenment: Discussions in Contemporary China on the Rule of Law" (1999) 17 UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal 125-165

74."The Interaction between the Hong Kong and Mainland Legal Systems after the Re-unification: Retrospect and Prospect," in Lau Siu-kai (ed), Blueprint for 21st Century Hong Kong (Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 2000) chap 2 (pp 37-63) (in Chinese)

75."The Court of Final Appeal's Ruling in the 'Illegal Migrant' Children Case: Congressional Supremacy and Judicial Review," in Yash Ghai et al (eds), The Constitutional Debate Arising From the Right of Abode (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2000) 71-96 (in Chinese; translation of item 70 above)

76."The Court of Final Appeal's Ruling in the 'Illegal Migrant' Children Case: A Critical Commentary on the Application of Article 158 of the Basic Law", in Yash Ghai et al (eds), The Constitutional Debate Arising From the Right of Abode (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2000) 113-143 (in Chinese; translation of item 71 above)

77. "Socialist Law, Civil Law, Common Law, and the Classification of Contemporary Chinese Law," in J.M. Otto, M.V. Polak, J. Chen and Y. Li (eds), Law-Making in the People"s Republic of China (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2000) chap 4 (pp 55-74)

78."The Interpretation of the Basic Law: Common Law and Mainland Chinese Perspectives" (2000) 30 Hong Kong Law Journal 380-431

79."Law, Development and the Typology of Legal Systems" (1999-2000) 4:1-2 Journal of Chinese and Comparative Law 30-49

80."Mediation, Litigation and Justice: Confucian Reflections in a Modern Liberal Society" [2001] 3 Modern Legal Science 3-14 (in Chinese)

81."Another Case of Conflict Between the Court of Final Appeal and the NPC Standing Committee?" (2001) 31 Hong Kong Law Journal 179-187

82."Foucault's Discipline and Punish and Postmodern Thought" (2001) 23 Global Law Review 333-342 (in Chinese), re-printed in Zhu Jingwen (ed), Studies in Postmodern Jurisprudence (Beijing: Law Press, 2002) 201-223 (in Chinese)

83."The Judiciary and the Media: A Review of Leading English, American and Canadian Cases" (2002) 4 Tsinghua Law Review 54-65, also published in Human Rights Research Centre, Peking University Law School (ed), Judicial Justice and the Protection of Rights (Beijing: Chinese Legal System Press, 2001) 157-174 (in Chinese)

84."The Political Thought of Twenty-First Century China," in Joseph C.W. Chan and Leung Man-to (eds), Political Theory in China (Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 2001) chap 2 (pp 12-25) (in Chinese) [revised version of item 69 above]

85."Historical-philosophical Reflections on Chinese Legal Modernization" [2001] 1 Renmin University Law Review 1-14 (in Chinese)

86."Legal Education in Hong Kong," in Han Dayuan and Ye Qiuhua (eds), China Legal Education --- Striving for the World (Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001) 97-108 (co-authored with Johannes Chan and Zhang Xianchu) (bilingual version)

87."The Pinochet Case and the Development of International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law" (2001) 13:5 Journal of Social Sciences and Philosophy 575-603; also published in Han Dayuan and Ye Qiuhua (eds), China Legal Education --- Striving for the World (Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001) 505-516 (in Chinese)

88."The Concept of 'One Country, Two Systems' and its Application to Hong Kong," in Xiao Weiyun, Yang Yunzhong and Yao Guoping (eds), Ruling Macau According to Law, Stability and Development (Macau: Macau University of Science and Technology, 2002) 326-349 (in Chinese)

89."Chinese Philosophy of the Family and its Potential Contribution to Global Ethics" (2001) 6 Journal for the Study of Christian Culture 324-333 (in Chinese)

90."Hong Kong's Legal System After the 1997 Handover" (2001) 35 Kobe University Law Review 49-73

91."Hong Kong's Legal System in the New Constitutional Order," in Jianfu Chen, Yuwen Li and Jan Michiel Otto (eds), Implementation of Law in the People's Republic of China (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2002) 213-245

92."A Comment on the Basic Law as the Constitutional Foundation of Hong Kong's Economic Future," in Say Goo, Douglas Arner and Zhongfei Zhou (eds), International Financial Sector Reform: Standard Setting and Infrastructure Development (London: Kluwer Law International, 2002) 251-256

93."The Constitution and the Rule of Law," in Lau Siu-kai (ed), The First Tung Che-hwa Administration: The First Five Years of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 2002), chap 3 (pp 69-88)

94."The Power of Constitutional Review of the Hong Kong Courts" [2002] 3 Public Law 84-101 (in Chinese)

95."Ng Ka-ling and Article 158(3) of the Basic Law" (2001-2002) 5:2 Journal of Chinese and Comparative Law 222-247 [revised version of item 71 above]

96."The Concept, Implementation and Interpretation of the Basic Law," in Liu Kung-chung and Chen Hsin-min (eds), The Theory and Practice of Constitutional Interpretation, vol 3 (Taipei: Sun Yat-sen Institute for Social Sciences and Philosophy, 2002) 371-426 (in Chinese)

97."Will Our Civil Liberties Survive the Implementation of Article 23?" Hong Kong Lawyer, November 2002, pp 80-88

98."Modern Reflections on the Legalist Tradition," in Institute of Legal History, Central-southern University of Finance, Politics and Law (eds), Chinese and Western Legal Traditions, vol 2 (Beijing: China University of Political Science and Law Press, 2002) 108-134 (in Chinese)

99.  "Habermas, Modernity and Modern Rule of Law," in Gao Hongjun (ed), Tsinghua Forum on the Rule of Law, vol 3 (Beijing: Tsinghua University Press, 2002) 14-33 (in Chinese)

100."The Concept of 'One Country, Two Systems' and its Application to Hong Kong," in C Stephen Hsu (ed), Understanding China's Legal System: Essays in Honour of Jerome A Cohen (New York: New York University Press, 2003) chap 9 (pp 353-373)

101. "How Hong Kong Law will Change when Article 23 of the Basic Law is Implemented" (2003) 33 Hong Kong Law Journal 1-7

102."Hong Kong's Political Crisis of July 2003" (2003) 33 Hong Kong Law Journal 265-269

103."Mediation, Litigation, and Justice: Confucian Reflections in a Modern Liberal Society," in Daniel A Bell and Hahm Chaibong (eds), Confucianism for the Modern World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003) chap 11 (pp 257-287)

104. "Debating Rule of Law in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 1997-2002," in Randall Peerenboom (ed), Asian Discourses of Rule of Law (London: Routledge, 2004) chap 8 (pp 250-285) (co-authored with Anne Cheung)

105."Modern and Postmodern Conceptions of the Rule of Law: The Thought of Habermas and Foucault," in Jilin University Legal Theory Research Centre (ed), The Movement of Legal Thought (Beijing: Law Press, 2003) pp 82-92 (in Chinese)

106."The Concept of 'One Country, Two Systems' and its Application in Hong Kong," in Xu Chuanxi (ed), Legal Development in the Era of Transition in Chinese Society (Beijing: Law Press, 2004) pp 547-563 (in Chinese) [revised version of item 88 above]

107. "The Search for the Rule of Law in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 1997-2003," in Wong Yiu-chung (ed), "One Country, Two Systems" in Crisis: Hong Kong's Transformation Since the Handover (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2004) chap 3 (pp 61-93) (co-authored with Anne Cheung)

108."Unity and Plurality: The Basic Laws of the Special Administrative Regions under 'One Country, Two Systems'", in Zhang Qianfan (ed), Constitutional Law (Beijing: Law Press, 2004) chap 12 (pp 481-525) (in Chinese)

109."The Constitutional Controversy of Spring 2004" (2004) 34 Hong Kong Law Journal 215-225

110. "Interaction between the Legal Systems of Hong Kong and the Mainland from the Perspective of Criminal Conflict of Laws", in Renmin University Criminal Law Research Centre (eds), Explorations of Modern Criminal Law Issues, vol 1 (Beijing: Law Press, 2004) pp 390-307 (in Chinese)

111."Socio-legal Thought and Legal Modernization in Contemporary China: A Case Study of the Jurisprudence of Zhu Suli", in Guenther Doeker-Mach and Klaus A Ziegert (eds), Law, Legal Culture and Politics in the Twenty First Century (Franz Steiner Verlag Stuttgart, 2004) pp 227-249

112."The Consultation Document and the Bill: An Overview", in Fu, Petersen and Young (eds), National Security and Fundamental Freedoms: Hong Kong's Article 23 under Scrutiny (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2005) chap 3 (pp 93-118)

113."The Constitutional Amendment of 2004 and the Prospects for Chinese Constitutionalism" (2005) 88 Twenty-first Century 67-77 (in Chinese)

114."The Traditional Chinese Philosophy of the Family and Global Ethics", in Organising Committee for the Forum on Chinese Culture and the World in the 21st Century (eds), Cultural Self-Awareness and Social Development (Hong Kong: Commercial Press, 2005) pp 706-712 (in Chinese)

115. " 'Executive-led Government', Strong and Weak Governments and 'Consensus Democracy' ", in Johannes Chan and Lison Harris (eds), Hong Kong's Constitutional Debates (Hong Kong: Hong Kong Law Journal Ltd, 2005), chap 2 (pp 9-13)

116. "The NPCSC's Interpretation in Spring 2005" (2005) 35 Hong Kong Law Journal 255-264

117. "Constitutional Adjudication in the Protection of Human Rights in Hong Kong", in Sung Nak-in (ed), Constitutionalism and Constitutional Adjudication in Asia (Seoul: College of Law, Seoul National University and Korea Legislation Research Institute, 2005) pp 89-119

118."The Revelations of Theories of Civil Society", in Liang Zhiping (ed), State, Market and Society: Law and Development in Contemporary China (Beijing: China University of Political Science and Law Press, 2006) pp 34-58 (in Chinese)

119. "The Fate of the Constitutional Reform Proposal of October 2005" (2005) 35 Hong Kong Law Journal 537-543

120."Comparative Reflections on Human Rights in Asia", in Randall Peerenboom, Carole J. Petersen and Albert H.Y. Chen (eds), Human Rights in Asia (London: Routledge, 2006) chap 16 (pp 487-516)

121. "Reflections on Torture in the Past and Present of China and the West", in Gao Hongjun (ed), Contemporary Reflections on Chinese Legal Civilisation, vol 2 (Tsinghua Forum on the Rule of Law, vol 8) pp 89-114

122. "The Role of Courts in Society: From the Perspective of Several Recent Cases in Hong Kong", in Zhu Jingwen (ed), Chinese Jurisprudence Forum (Beijing: Renmin University of China Press, 2006) pp 331-345 (in Chinese)

123.   "Constitutional Adjudication in Post-1997 Hong Kong" (2006) 15 Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal 627-682

124."Ideas of Rule of Law in the West: Past and Present", in Deng Zhenglai (ed),  Annals of  Research on Western Jurists (Beijing: Peking University Press, 2006), pp 193-206 (in Chinese)

125. "Is Confucianism Compatible with Liberal Constitutional Democracy?" (2007) 34:2 Journal of Chinese Philosophy 195-216

126. "The Path of the Mean and the Legal Practice of One Country Two Systems" (2007) 101 Twenty-first Century 22-32 (in Chinese)

127. "Constitutional Developments in Taiwan and Hong Kong: Some Comparative Reflections" (2007) 1 Academia Sinica Law Journal 137-189 (in Chinese)

128. "The Basic Law and the Development of the Political System in Hong Kong" (2007) 15 Asia Pacific Law Review 19-40

129. "Whither Goes Chinese Jurisprudence" [2007] 10 Hebei Law Science 11-14 (in Chinese)

130. "'One Country, Two Systems' from a Legal Perspective", in Yue-man Yeung (ed), The First Decade: The Hong Kong SAR in Retrospective and Introspective Perspectives (Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 2007), chapter 8 (pp 161-188)

131. "A Tale of Two Islands: Comparative Reflections on Constitutionalism in Hong Kong and Taiwan" (2007) 37 Hong Kong Law Journal 647-688

132. "The Christian Tradition and the Origins of Modern Western Constitutionalism" [2007] 5 Pacific Journal 30-39 (in Chinese)

133. "The Legal Practice of 'One Country Two Systems' ", in General Office of Hong Kong Basic Law Committee of NPC Standing Committee (ed), Essays in Commemoration of Ten Years of the Implementation of the Hong Kong Basic Law (Beijing: China Democracy and Legal Press, 2007) pp 96-110

134. "A New Era in Hong Kong's Constitutional History" (2008) 38 Hong Kong Law Journal 1-13

135. "Unity and Plurality: The Basic Laws of the Special Administrative Regions under 'One Country, Two Systems'", in Zhang Qianfan (ed), Constitutional Law (Beijing: Law Press, 2nd ed  2008) chap 12 (pp 466-511) (in Chinese)

136. "Confucianism and Constitutional Democracy: On the 1958 Manifesto on Chinese Culture", in Fan Ruiping (ed), Confucian Society and the Revival of the Tradition of the Dao: Dialogues with Jiang Qing (Shanghai: East China Normal University Press, 2008) pp 1-30

137. "The Controversial Appointment of Under Secretaries and Political Assistants in 2008" (2008) 38 Hong Kong Law Journal 325-331

138. "Reflections on Administrative Law and Judicialized Governance in East and Southeast Asia", in Tom Ginsburg and Albert H. Y. Chen (eds), Administrative Law and Governance in Asia: Comparative Perspectives (London: Routledge, 2009), pp 359-380

139.  "Political Confucianism and Democracy" [2009] 2 Law and Social Development (法制与社会发展) 3-11 (in Chinese, 13500 characters)

140. "The Repeal of the Interpretation in the Qi Yuling Case, 'Judicialization of the Constitution' and the Judicial Application of the Constitution" [2009] 3 Legal Science (法学) 11-14 (in Chinese, 5500 characters)

141. "Six Decades of Legal Development in Mainland China: Review and Reflections", in School of Law, National Taiwan University (eds), The Third Series of Herbert Ma Lectures (Taipei: Mashi sishang wenjiao jijinhui, 2009), pp 129-168 [in Chinese]

142. "Hong Kong's Progress in the Rule of Law, Constitutionalism and Democracy: From Colony to Special Administrative Region", in School of Law, National Taiwan University (eds), The Third Series of Herbert Ma Lectures (Taipei: Mashi sishang wenjiao jijinhui, 2009), pp 171-226 [in Chinese]

143. "Employment Law", in Albert Chen, Johannes Chan, Alice Lee and Angelina Luk (eds), General Principles of Hong Kong Law (Hong Kong: Joint Publishing, 2009. xii + 511 pp), chap. 14 (pp 459-490) [in Chinese]

    144. "The Theory, Constitution and Practice of Autonomy: The Case of Hong Kong", in Jorge Oliveira and Paulo Cardinal (eds), One Country, Two Systems, Three Legal Orders – Perspectives of Evolution (Berlin: Springer, 2009), pp 751-767

    145. "Six Decades of Legal Development in Mainland China: Review and Reflections",
    in Wong Yiu-chung and Chan Hor-yung (eds), China: Sixty Years in Review
    (神州六十年) (Hong Kong: Fazhu Press, 2009), pp 237-273 (in Chinese)

    146. "Social Movements and the Law in Post-Colonial Hong Kong", in Khun Eng Kuah
    -Pearce and Gilles Guiheux (eds), Social Movements in China and Hong Kong: The
    Expansion of Protest Space
    (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2009),
    chap 4 (pp 65-90)

    147. "China's March Towards the Rule of Law" (中国走向法治之路的回顾) (2009) 115
    Twenty-First Century (二十一世纪) 4-13 (in Chinese)

    148. "International Human Rights Law and Domestic Constitutional Law:
    Internationalisation of Constitutional Law in Hong Kong" (2009) 4:3 National Taiwan
    University
    Law Review 237-333

    149. "Emergency Powers, Constitutionalism and Legal Transplants: the East Asian
    Experience", in Victor V. Ramraj and Arun K. Thiruvengadam (eds), Emergency Powers
    in Asia: Exploring the Limits of Legality
    (Cambridge; Cambridge University Press,
    2010), chap 3 (pp 56-88)

    150.  "Constitutional Developments in Autumn 2009" (2009) 39 Hong Kong Law Journal 751-766

    151. "Reflections on Administrative Law in China: A Hong Kong Perspective" (2010) 6:1 Harvard China Review 66-78

    152. "Legal Studies in China and the Globalization and Interdisciplinarity of Legal Studies" (法学的全球化和跨学科化与中国大陆的法学)(2010) 1:1 East Asian Law Journal (东亚法学评论) (in Chinese) 141-144

    153. "Hong Kong's Constitutional Development: From Colony to Special Administrative Region" (香港的宪政发展:从殖民地到特别行政区) (2010) 12 Journal of Legal and Economic Studies (洪范评论) 154-192 (in Chinese)

    154. [co-authored] John Gillespie and Albert H.Y. Chen, "Comparing Legal Development in China and Vietnam", in John Gillespie and Albert H.Y. Chen (eds), Legal Reforms in China and Vietnam: A Comparison of Asian Communist Regimes (London: Routledge, 2010), chap 1 (pp 1-25)

    155. "Legal Thought and Legal Development in the People's Republic of China1949-2008", in John Gillespie and Albert H.Y. Chen (eds), Legal Reforms in China and Vietnam: A Comparison of Asian Communist Regimes (London: Routledge, 2010), chap 3 (pp 51-77)

    156. "An Unexpected Breakthrough in Hong Kong's Constitutional Reform" (2010) 40 Hong Kong Law Journal 259-270

    157. "The Law of Property and the Evolving System of Property Rights in China", in Guanghua Yu (ed), The Development of the Chinese Legal System: Change and Challenges (London: Routledge, 2011), chap 4 (pp 81-112)

    158. "The Interaction of Public Law and International Human Rights Law: The Case of Hong Kong" (公法与国际人权法的互动:香港特别行政区的个案) [2011] 1 Peking University Law Journal (中外法学) 56-80 (in Chinese) 

    159. "The Rule of Law under 'One Country, Two Systems': The Case of Hong Kong 1997-2010" (2011) 6:1 National Taiwan University Law Review 269-299

    160.  "Chinese Legal Developments 1949-2009: Review and Reflections" (中國大陸法制六十年(1949-2009):回顧與反思), in National Chengchi University Centre for Chinese Legal Studies (ed), The Mainland Chinese Legal System in Transition (轉型中的中國大陸法制) (Taipei: Yuanzhao, 2011), pp 93-123

    161. "Pathways of Western liberal constitutional development in Asia: A comparative study of five major nations" (2010) 8 International Journal of Constitutional Law 849-884  [published in 2011]

    162.  "Three Political Confucianisms and Half a Century", in Ruiping Fan (ed), The Renaissance of Confucianism in Contemporary China (Dordrecht: Springer, 2011), chapter 13 (pp 205-223)

    163.  "Development of Representative Government", in Johannes Chan and C.L. Lim (eds), Law of the Hong Kong Constitution (Hong Kong: Sweet & Maxwell, 2011), chap 8 (pp 215-247)

    164.  "The Congo Case" (2011) 41 Hong Kong Law Journal 369-376

    165. "The ‘Foreign Domestic Helpers Case’: The Relevance of the NPCSC Interpretation of 1999 and the Preparatory Committee’s Opinion of 1996" (2011) 41 Hong Kong Law Journal 621-633

    166.   “Reflections on Administrative Law in China: A Hong Kong Perspective”, [2012] 4 Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology (Social Sciences Edition), pp.1-5 (in Chinese)

    167.   “Political and Constitutional Reforms in Hong Kong and Taiwan: Comparisons and Reflections”, in Wang Lei (ed), A Century of Republicanism and Chinese Constitutional Development (Beijing: Law Press, 2012), pp. 225-265 (in Chinese)

    168.  [co-authored:] Albert H.Y. Chen and M.P. Maduro, “The Judiciary, Constitutional Review and Constitutional Interpretation”, in Mark Tushnet, Thomas Fleiner and Cheryl Saunders (eds), Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law (Abingdon, Oxon.: Routledge, 2012), chap 8 (pp. 97-109)

    169.  “Pathways of Constitutional Development in Asia: A Comparative Study of Five Major Nations” [2013] 1 Journal of Political Science and Law (政法論叢) 3-20 (in Chinese)

    170.  “The Global Expansion of Constitutional Judicial Review: Some Historical and Comparative Perspectives”, in Festschrift in Honor of Professor Satoru Osanai (Tokyo: Chuo University, 2013), pp. 3-25

    171.  “Introduction: Constitutionalism and Constitutional Change in East and Southeast Asia: A Historical and Comparative Overview”, in Albert H.Y. Chen and Tom Ginsburg (eds), Public Law in East Asia (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013), pp. xv-xlvii

    172.  “Constitutionalism, Constitutional Resources and Constitutional Moments”, in Gao Hongjun (ed), Tsinghua Rule of Law Forum, vol. 17: Constitutional Systems and Constitution-Making (I) (Beijing: Tsinghua University Press, 2013), pp. 29-50 [“憲政、憲政資源與憲政時刻”,高鴻鈞編:《清華法治論衡,第17輯:憲制與制憲(上)》,北京:清華大學出版社,2013年,頁29-50]

    173. “China’s Constitutional System and the Discourse of Political Constitutionalism” (當代中國的憲法體制與政治憲法學話語) (2013) 8:1 Frontiers of Scholarship 《學術前沿》 52-62

    174. “Legal and Political Considerations regarding the Election of the Chief Executive of the HKSAR by Universal Suffrage” (香港特首普選問題的法律和政治考慮) [2013] 11 Bauhinia Forum 《紫荊論壇》 2-11

    175. “The Concept of ‘Datong’ in Chinese Philosophy as an Expression of the Idea of the Common Good”, in David Solomon and P.C. Lo (eds), The Common Good: Chinese and American Perspectives (Dordrecht: Springer, 2014), pp. 85-102 (chapter 5)

    176. [with P.Y. Lo as co-author] “The Basic Law jurisprudence of the Court of Final Appeal”, in Simon N.M. Young and Yash Ghai (eds), Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal: The Development of the Law in China’s Hong Kong (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014), pp. 352-390 (chapter 14)

    177. “The Discourse of Political Constitutionalism in Contemporary China” (當代中國的政治憲法學話語), in Andy Chiu (趙文宗)and Xu Zhangrun (徐章潤)(eds), World Chinese Legal Philosophy Congress 2013 《2013年世界華人法哲學大會文集》 (Hong Kong: Red-Publish, 2013),  pp. 18-46

    178. “The Governance and Development of the HKSAR: A Middle Way that Balances ‘One Country’ with ‘Two Systems’” (香港特別行政區的管治和發展:平衡“一國”與“兩制”的中道) (2014) 17:1 Journal of Youth Studies (青年研究學報) 3-11

    179. “Confucianism and Constitutionalism: The Life and Vocation of Zhang Junmai” (儒家與憲政:從張君勱先生的生平與志業談起) (2014) 1 China Law Review (中國法律評論) 127-137

    180. “The achievement of constitutionalism in Asia: moving beyond ‘constitutions without constitutionalism’”, in Albert H.Y. Chen (ed), Constitutionalism in Asia in the Early Twenty-First Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014), chapter 1 (pp . 1-31)

    181. “Western constitutionalism in Southeast Asia: Some historical and comparative observations”, in Dirk Ehlers, Henning Glaser and Kittisak Prokati (eds), Constitutionalism and Good Governance: Eastern and Western Perspectives (Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2014), pp. 63-80

    182. “ ‘A stroke of genius’ in Kong Yunming” (2014) 44 Hong Kong Law Journal 7-24

     

    Editorials [written as editor of the Hong Kong Law Journal]

    1. "A disappointing draft of Hong Kong's bill of rights" (1987) 17 Hong Kong Law Journal (hereafter "HKLJ") 133-136 

    2. "Legal aid in Hong Kong:  the way ahead" (1988) 18 HKLJ 1-5

    3. "The Carrian trial: the aftermath" (1988) 18 HKLJ 10-13 (co-authors: Henry Litton, William Clarke)

    4. "The new Chief Justice" (1988) 18 HKLJ 177-178

    5. "The Basic Law: issues for the legal profession" (1988) 18 HKLJ 178-182

    6. "The future of the Judicial Service Commission" (1988) 18 HKLJ 364-369

    7. "Civil liberties in Hong Kong: Freedoms of expression and association" (1989) 19 HKLJ 4-9

    8. "The suppression of China's democracy movement and Hong Kong's future" (1989) 19 HKLJ 283-289

    9. "The powers and accountability of the Attorney General" (1990) 20 HKLJ 6-12

    10."The Basic Law, the Bill of Rights and the British citizenship scheme" (1990) 20 HKLJ 145-149

    11."The bilingual legal system in Hong Kong: a gloomy future" (1991) 21 HKLJ 14-18

    12. “Hong Kong’s constitutional moment of 2014” (2013) 3 HKLJ 791-793

    Case Comments 

    1. Note and comment on Golden Chance (Hang Cheong) Properties Ltd v The Incorporated Owners of Gold Mine Building (1984) 14 HKLJ 252-7

    2. Note and comment on Quarry Bay Developments Ltd v The Chartered Bank (1984) 14 HKLJ 358-63

    3. Note and comment on Tung Shui-bun v Gammon Building Construction Ltd (1986) 16 HKLJ 106-112

    Book Reviews


    1. 
    Book review on James P. Brady, Justice and Politics in People's China:  Legal Order or Continuing Revolution, in (1984) XIX Journal of Asian and African Studies 304-5

    2. Book review on R.B. Seidman et al (eds), Legislative Drafting for Market Reform: Some Lessons from China, in (1998) XIII China Information 191-92 

    3. Book review on Jiang Jinsong, The National People's Congress of China, in (2004) 34 Hong Kong Law Journal 419-422

    4. Book review on McIlwain, Constitutionalism: Ancient and Modern, in (2005) 1 China Book Review 58-69 (in Chinese)

    5. Book review on Bin Liang, The Changing Chinese Legal System, in (2008) 196 The China Quarterly 948-950

    6. Book review on Doh Chull Shin, Confucianism and Democratization in East Asia, in (2013) 75:4 Review of Politics 673-676

     

    Shorter articles in recent years

    1.Review essay on McIlwain, Constitutionalism: Ancient and Modern, in (2005) 1 China Book Review 58-69 (in Chinese)

    2. "Living up to the Dignity and Glory of the Legal Profession" (2007) 1 China Law Review 169-173 (in Chinese)

    3. "Constitutionalism: A Demand in the Revival of the Chinese Nation" [2009] 1 Yanhuang chunqiu 2-3 (in Chinese)

    Short Article Translated into German 

    1. "Menschenrechte made in China", Kulturaustausch, Ausgabe II/2006, pp 51-53   

    Translation

    1. Hong Kong People's Association (ed), Eighteen Lectures in Hong Kong Law (Hong Kong: Commercial Press, 1987) (in Chinese) 36-156, 314-423 (translated from the English original with the assistance of students in the language department of the Hong Kong Polytechnic)

    [Short articles in newspapers in English and Chinese are not listed here]