Ta van Tai

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TA VAN TAI. American (Born Vietnam), b. 1938. Genres: History, Law, Politics/Government. Career: Saigon Law School and Institute of Administration, Saigon, Vietnam, professor, 1965-75; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, research associate at Law School, 1975-. Attorney at law in Saigon, 1967-75, and Massachusetts, 1986-. Member of Vietnam's Council of Foreign Relations, 1973-75; vice president, Vietnamese Refugee Association in Massachusetts, 1975-79. Consultant to banks, courts, and law firms. Publications: (with T.T.T. Trai) Doing Business in Vietnam, 1970, 2nd ed., 1974; Research Methods (in Vietnamese), 1972, 2nd ed., 1974; (with Nguyen Hgoc Huy and Tran Van Liem) The Le Code: Law in Traditional Vietnam, 1986; (ed. with Hooker) The Laws of Southeast Asia, 1986; (ed. with B. McKnight) Law and the State in Traditional East Asia, 1987; The Vietnamese Tradition of Human Rights, 1988; (with J.A. Cohen and Nguyen Ngoc Bich) Investment Law and Practice in Vietnam, 1989. Address: 423 Pound Hall, Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]