Posts Tagged ‘ Chen Guangcheng ’
On February 10 Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese activist and author-in-residence at NYU Law, spoke about the rule of law in China and reflected on his new life in the U.S. in a keynote speech at the Hauser Annual Dinner.
The Future of Rule of Law and Human Rights in China: Chen Guangcheng and Jerome Cohen at The New SchoolFeb 7th, 2013 | By USAsialawNYU | Category: Previous Events
On February 6, The New School played host to Chinese human rights activist and exiled lawyer, Chen Guangcheng, for a University in Exile event titled, “Chen Guangcheng on the Future of the Rule of Law and Human Rights in China.” Chen was joined by Chinese legal experts Jerome Cohen, professor of law at NYU School of Law and co-director of the U.S.-Asia Law Institute, and Ira Belkin, executive director of the U.S.-Asia Law Institute and Chen’s translator for the evening.
A New Era for Chinese Justice? Professor Jerome Cohen Reflects on the Bo Xilai and Chen Guangcheng CasesJan 28th, 2013 | By USAsialawNYU | Category: Previous Events
On Monday, January 14, Jerome A. Cohen, professor of law at NYU since 1990 and co-director of the U.S.- Asia Law Institute, gave the keynote address at an international symposium in honor of Jon Van Dyke at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii. Professor Cohen discusses the cases of Bo Xilai and Chen Guangcheng, reflects on the current state of China’s legal system, and evaluates China’s progress in developing rule of law.
On Thursday, January 17, human rights advocate Chen Guangcheng sat down with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer to discuss his adjustment to life in New York City, his ongoing advocacy for reform in China, and his views on both the U.S. and Chinese governments. Joining him were Jerome Cohen, Chinese legal expert and professor of law at NYU School of Law, and Ira Belkin, executive director of the U.S. Asia Law Institute and Chen’s interpreter for the interview.