Tag Archives: Wu Hsü

Flay the Plaintiff, Fleece the Defendant – Law in Old China

Old China had a draconian solution for reducing litigation – torture everyone concerned, plaintiff or defendant, or extort silver from the litigants in place of torture. Rather than have their toes and fingers squeezed between blocks of hard wood, or kneel on … Continue reading

Posted in Writer's Corner, Yang Shen, the God from the West, Book I, Yankee Mandarin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Reader questions from Yang Shen book readings in April 2012

Yang Shen had two book readings in April 2012, one for the Anza Borrego Desert Paleontology Society, and another at the San Diego County Public Library, both at Borrego Springs, CA. Here are answers to questions those attending brought up at … Continue reading

Posted in Yang Shen, the God from the West, Book I | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment