Join us as the Visiting Scholars at the U.S.-Asia Law Institute present on their research.
Topic: Wrongful Convictions in China
Location: 139 MacDougal Street, 4th Floor, Room 412, NY, NY, 10012
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Dr. Yan Xiang is an associate professor at Southwest University of Political Science and Law, with stints as a vising scholar at NYU Law and visiting fellow at Vera Institute of Justice. She holds a Ph.D. in procedural law from China University of Political Science and Law and a LL.M. degree from Southern Methodist University. Prior to teaching at SUPSL, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Science. Her research interests include criminal procedure law, evidence and empirical methods. Dr. Xiang has published three books and more than 50 articles on such topics as privacy issues in criminal investigations, criminal mediation, search and seizure, forfeiture, evidence rules, and legal empirical methods. Her recent book Research on Criminal Economic Measures (2012) was granted the First Prize of the 4th Criminal Procedure Law Academic Research Award to Young Scholars, and the Third Prize of the 3rd Dong Biwu Legal Achievement Award to Young Scholars in 2015.