Director Du Yanlin, Deputy Director Liu Hongzhen, Professor Li Yongjun, Professor Zhu Zhen, Associate Professor Liu Xuebin, Associate Professor Liu Xiaoping and Associate Professor Yang Fan from Research Center of Jurisprudence were invited to attend the 2020 Annual Conference of the Jurisprudence Research Association of China Law Society, also known as the academic seminar on “Comprehensive Rule of Law and Modernization of National Governance”.
The 2020 Annual Conference was held in Guilin, Guangxi on October 17, which was hosted by China Law Society Jurisprudence Research Association and undertaken by Law School of Guangxi Normal University. Xu Xianming, Vice President of China Law Society, member of the Standing Committee of National People’s Congress, Deputy Director of Supervision and Judicial Committee of National People’s Congress, Director of Legal Education Steering Committee of Ministry of Education, Honorary President of China Law Society Jurisprudence Research Association, Cui Zhiyou, Procurator-General of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region People’s Procuratorate and President of Law Society of the Autonomous Region, Gong Pixiang, former Deputy Director of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Congress Standing Committee, Li Lin, President of China Law Society Jurisprudence Research Association and member of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and more than 460 jurists and scholars all over the country came and attended the meeting.
The conference is divided into three parts: counseling report, keynote speech and group seminar. Professor Xu Xianming read out the main contents of the speech delivered by President Xi Jinping at the 20th collective studying meeting held by the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee on May 29th, and described the complex background of the promulgation of the Civil Code and presented his own understanding. In the keynote speech part of the conference, Professor Du Yanlin delivered a report entitled “Human Rights’ Naturalism and Anti-Naturalism: An Analysis Based on Practical Materialism”, which attracted the attention of the participating scholars. In the session of discussion, Deputy Director Liu Hongzhen, Professor Li Yongjun, and Associate Professor Yang Fan focused on topics such as “Research on Basic Issues of Jurisprudence”, “The Rule of Law and National Governance”, “Legalization of Social Governance on Urban Grassroots” and “Rural Social Governance in the context of Legal System Construction”, “Legislative Theory and Practice”, “Concept, System and Method of Judicial System Reform”, “Science and Technology, Cyberspace and National Governance”, “Epidemic Prevention and Control and Department Law”.
The “Amendment to Regulations on China Law Society Jurisprudence Research Association (draft)” was adopted in the conference.