Evan Osnos, the Beijing-based correspondent who writes The New Yorker’s “Letter from China” dispatches, spoke at the U.S.-Asia Law Institute (USALI) on February 28. Osnos, who served as the Chicago Tribune’s Beijing bureau chief before he joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in 2008, has reported on Chinese hacking, corruption, clean energy and the influx of African merchants.
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This compilation of papers brings together some of China’s leading voices on gender and the law. The Global Women’s Leadership Initiative at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is animated by the mission of advancing women’s equal representation in all decision-making positions in public service and in civic leadership. The essays in this seminal compilation on China’s gender and anti-discrimination law speak to combating challenges to women’s decision making in the public sphere in China.
On February 8, former USALI fellows Margaret Lewis and Wang Xiumei participated in a panel discussion on China Radio International to discuss the state of extradition agreements between the United States and China.
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.