China has four official online platforms for publicizing court information. For an overview of these resources, see the July 2015 White Paper: Judicial Transparency of Chinese Courts:
Constitution | Government | Ministries | Political Institutions
National People's Congress | Supreme Court | Supreme Court (English)
Basic Laws | Declaration of Human Rights | Legislation Links | Embassy
An Overview of English Resources for Chinese Legal Research - An excellent overview of Chinese legal research by John Bahrij and Lily Ko published in 13 Legal Information Management 25 (March 2013).
Asian Law Online - A website maintained by Melbourne Law School's Asian Law Centre with useful links to online PRC legal information and a bibliography of print resources.
Beyond the Border: The Construction of the Chinese Legal System in Cyberspace - By Joan Liu, China law research liaison, New York University Law Library. Published on July 4, 2000.
China Law Research - (Updated 2020) UCLA School of Law library research guide
Chinese Law and Legal Research (2005) - This book, published by Wei Luo of Washington University School of Law Library, is a comprehensive treatment of how to research Chinese law. It covers print and online resources and provides background on the legal system, court system and legislation.
Chinese Law Resources on the Internet - Wei Luo of the Internet Chinese Legal Research Center maintains a webpage of annotated links to Chinese Law Resources on the Internet, including databases of China law mostly in Chinese with limited availability of English translations. This site is in English, but is more useful for students who read Chinese.
Chinese Legal Research (2014) [RECOMMENDED] - By Paul Kossof, this book covers China's legal system, constitution, government, legislation, and treaties. It provides research guidance on finding laws, using secondary sources, and citations.
Complete Research Guide to the Laws of the People's Republic of China by Chinese law experts Wei Luo and Joan Liu. This extensively documented guide details the major print and online sources on the PRC's legal system, case law, primary and secondary sources, commercial database services, periodicals, directories, government agency websites, and also evaluates the authority of these resources.
Finding Chinese Law on the Internet (Updated 2017) [RECOMMENDED] - Globalex guide by Joan Liu and Anna Guo. Includes background information about the Chinese Legal System, Characteristics and Sources of Chinese law, a list of Major Chinese or Bilingual Online Sources, and a discussion about features of Online China Law Sources and Search Strategies
Foreign Law Guide: China - This online guide to foreign law is available through the Hastings library. Select the country guide at the bottom of the page. Includes useful information about China's legal history, legislation, and judicial system. [Note: To access this resource off-campus, you are required to authenticate that you are a Hastings student by entering your email username/password or your name and the barcode number from your Hastings ID.]
Guide to Foreign Law - by NYU Law Library
Library of Congress China Law Research Guide - Basic Guide to China Law, including links to China Courts and Government Agencies.
"One Country, Two Systems” of Legal Research: A Brief Guide to Finding the Law of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region - By Foreign and International Law Librarians, Sergio Stone & Roy L. Sturgeon
Section of International Law: China Committee - A limited collection of ABA links to web-based and print research guides on PRC legal & business resources.
Selected Resources on Chinese Business Research - This 2013 archived pdf Guide to China business law contains links to online research guides, websites and a select bibliography of relevant books.
WashLaw's PRC Law Guide - People's Republic of China law resource page with links to the China constitution, China government, China law firms, China law, China law discussion group, China legal research, China judiciary, China study abroad programs, China law schools, China legislature, China law guide, and more.