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Draper Hills fellow fights for Egyptian democracy

Every summer since 2005, a highly select group of international leaders travels to Stanford to participate in the Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.  These individuals come from a variety of professional backgrounds that include law, politics, government, private enterprise, civil society, and international development. They have the common goal of promoting democracy, development, and the rule of law in their respective home countries (click here to see the Draper Hills Summer Fellows of 2012).

China Guiding Cases Project at Stanford Law School

A lecturer at Stanford Law School since 2007, Professor Mei Gechlik is the Director of the China Guiding Cases Project, an initiative that “aims to advance knowledge and understanding of Chinese law and to enable judges and legal experts both inside and outside of China to contribute to the evolution of Chinese case law through ongoing dialogue on ‘guiding cases’ released by China’s Supreme People’s Court.” I recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Professor Gechlik about how this p

Changes in regulations boost entrepreneurship in Japan

Recently the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Stanford Graduate School of Business hosted the 4th annual Stanford Project on Japanese Entrepreneurship (STAJE) conference on Apr. 26-27. STAJE is an academic program that contributes to the understanding of entrepreneurship, firm growth, and institutions by studying the new entrepreneurial dynamic in Japan.  Faculty from over 20 universities, government officials including the U.S.


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