Foster, Lawrence C. 傅思德

CCS Faculty
Professor, School of Law
Law 246: 956-6543
Fax: 956-6402

BA 1967, University of Washington
PhD 1974, University of Washington
JD 1981, University of Hawai’i

Professor Foster was Associate Dean of the Richardson School of Law 1987-1994, and has been Dean since 1995. His research concentrates on contemporary PRC jurisprudence, and the development of the PRC legal system. He is currently assisting in the development of the Pacific Asian Legal Studies program at the School of Law. The most recent product of this effort has been a new course offering, Law 526, Readings in Contemporary Chinese Law, in which students will read a variety of Chinese law-related materials including statutes, regulations and essays on Chinese law.

China-Related Courses

  • Law 526 Readings in Contemporary Chinese Law


  • “China and the Rule of Law.” The Advocate 1 (1995): 1-20.
  • Mandarin Chinese: A Practical Reference Grammar for Students and Teachers (Co-authored w/Y. C. Li, Robert L. Cheng, Shang H. Ho, John Y. Hou, and Moira Yip). Taiwan: Crane Publishing, Chinese Materials Center Publications, 1989.