Brief Introduction to the Shen Jun Ru Law School of Hangzhou Normal University Founded in September 2001, the Law School of Hangzhou Normal University has grown up as an important base for legal talent training and legal research in Zhejiang province. The Law School has been adhering to the motto of being “upright, factual, learned and action-oriented”. Currently, there are more than 600 full-time undergraduates and 60 graduates at school. There are two bachelor degree majors: law and intellectual property. The law major has been the provincially key construction project, and intellectual property was one of the first such majors in Zhejiang province. The Law School owns first-grade discipline of authorizing master degree in law. The civil and commercial law is provincially key subject. The Law School has set up several research institutions, such as the Research Center of the rule of law in China, the Research Base of National Juvenile Delinquency Prevention, the Research Center of Juvenile legal Education, the Research Institution of Intellectual Property, Public Law and Jurisprudence, Civil and Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Economic Law and International Law, Procedure Law. In recent years, the Law School has hosted or undertook several academic meetings, such as “Academic Seminar for Commemorating 20th Anniversary of Constitution”, “the 7th International Academic Conference of Administrative Law in Eastasia”, “the Academic Conference on Adult Guardianship System in North East Asia”. To animate the academic atmosphere, more than 50 lectures of noted jurists have been conducted, and there are also others activities like legal salon, Qiantang Forum on Rule by Law, academic luncheons, thus the Law School has developed its own research characteristics which focus on empirical research. At present, the Qiantang Series edited by the Law School have published in succession a number of high quality academic monographs. The Law School has a well-structured, vigorous and excellent teaching force. Presently, there are 39 full-time teachers in the Law School, including 6 professors and 22 associate professors, thus 72% of the faculty have senior professional titles. In addition, 20teachers are Doctors of Laws (including Ph.D. candidate, accounting for 51% of the faculty). With the join of noted jurist, Professor FAN Zhongxin, the teaching and researching competence of the Law School has been progressively improved. Besides, the Law School has invited Prof. YU Xingzhong, Chair Professor of Cornell University Law School, USA, and Prof.CHEN Ziping, Department of Law in National University of Gaohsiung, Taiwan, to be adjunct professors. Moreover, the Law School has employed Prof. CHEN Xingliang from Beijing University to be Qianjiang Legal Scholar. Among the faculty, there are outstanding talents who have gained great honors such as “National Excellent Teacher”, “Expert Receiving Special Allowance from the State Council”, “New Century Excellent Talents of the Ministry of Education”, “Top 10 Young and Middle-aged Jurists in Zhejiang Province” and “Hangzhou Young Talents”. Teachers of the Law School have published nearly 100 articles in key legal periodicals such as “Social Science in China”, “China Legal Science”, “Chinese Journal of Law”, “Tribune of Political Science and Law”, “The Jurist”, “Law and Social Development”, “Modern Law Science”, “Legal Science”, “Global Law Review” and “Journal of Comparative Law”. At the same time, more than 20 monographs and 40 textbooks have been published. Besides, the Law School faculty had undertaken more than 30 national, ministerial and provincial level research projects including “Planning Project of National Social Science Fund”, “Project of National Natural Science Fund”, “Humanities and Social Science Research Program of the Ministry of Education”, “Investigation Research from the Supreme People’s Court” and “Investigation Research from the Supreme People’s Procuratorate”. A number of teachers hold important academic positions in various academic institutions. Always bearing in mind the running tenet of “broad entrance, solid foundation, profound theory and strong ability”, the Law School pays great attention to the cultivation of students’ comprehensive quality and practice ability. There are moot court, laboratory of evidence science, legal service center, legal clinics and dozens of practice bases. The Law School has developed its own open running manner with the combination of internal and external school resources through the cultivation of the students’ legal practice ability by the court hearing, moot court, law salon, legal advice, legal service and legal clinics. Moreover, the Law School has already set up 9 student societies including Law Society, Xinyu Reading Club, so the campus cultural life is fairly rich and colorful. The Law School attaches great importance to communications both at home and abroad. Zhejiang Unison Law Firm and Zhonghe Education Institution have respectively endowed Unison Scholarship and Zhonghe Education Scholarship in the Law School. Currently, the Law School has established student exchange program with Zhejiang University and University of California at Los Angeles. Furthermore, academic communication and cooperation with the Law School of Cornell University, USA, and Emory University, USA has been set up. Besides, excellent students enrolled in the Law School will have the opportunity to be recommended to get into the law school of Emory University to pursue master degree. Students graduated from the Law School are widely adaptable and have good command of legal theories as well as practical ability. Therefore, they are generally appreciated and praised by employers. For the last two years, approximately 60% of the graduates have passed the National Judicial Test. This rate came out top in the province. Besides, about 25% of the graduates have succeeded in the examination of civil servants at all levels, village officials for college students and positions in public institutions.