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(October 10, 2018) U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), Chair and Cochair of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), issued the Commission’s 2018 Annual Report and announced several new joint initiatives to protect U.S. citizens and residents from intimidation and address possible crimes against humanity occurring in China.
(September 12, 2018) Professor Jerome A. Cohen discussed China and foreign relations on September 12, 2018. The event was hosted by the Paul Tsai China Center.
On August 31, USALI affiliated scholar, Aaron Halegua, presented his research on worker exploitation in Saipan and labor abuses along China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The conference, held in Brussels, was hosted by the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies and co-organized by Dr. Maria Adele Carrai, a former visiting scholar (2014-2015) and Global Hauser Fellow (2016-2017) at NYU Law School.
In May 2018, the U.S.-Asia Law Institute (USALI) traveled to China as part of its continuing program to work with partners in Asia to prevent and redress wrongful convictions. Working with Chinese partner institutions, we convened several events in Beijing and Shanghai to share the research and expertise of Western scholars on one of the leading causes of wrongful convictions in the U.S. and around the world: false confessions.
"The Politics of Wrongful Convictions in China" Journal of Contemporary China, (September 14, 2018)
You’ve Been Arrested. Will You Get Bail? Can You Pay It? It May All Depend On Your Judge, FiveThirtyEight (June 19, 2018)
Brendan Dassey's false confession shows we need to be more careful when interrogating juveniles, USA Today (June 9, 2018)
Mixed Signals in Reports of “Zero Confession” Executions, Dui Hua Human Rights Journal (June 6, 2018)
Two FBI officials say the state of forensics is fine. Here’s why they’re wrong, The Washington Post (June 6, 2018)
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