Post-Doctoral Researcher, Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica
Monday, September 18, 2017
Furman Hall Room 310
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY 10012
Yu-Jie Chen is a Taiwan lawyer and a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Institutum Iurisprudentiae of Academia Sinica. She received her J.S.D. and L.L.M. degrees from NYU School of Law. She also holds an LL.M. and LL.B. from National Chengchi University in Taiwan.
Chen has had extensive experience as a research scholar for the U.S.-Asia Law Institute of NYU School of Law, where she focused on criminal justice and human rights developments in Taiwan and China. Prior to that, she served as a researcher and advocate for the non-governmental organization Human Rights in China. She has also practiced in the Taipei-based international law firm Lee and Li.
Chen has published journalistic essays and academic articles on human rights and the rule of law issues in China, Taiwan and cross-strait relations. Her most recent publications include “Human Rights in China-Taiwan Relations: How Taiwan Can Engage China,” (2015), “Isolated but Not Oblivious: Taiwan’s Acceptance of the Two Major Human Rights Covenants” (forthcoming in 2017), and “Localizing Human Rights Treaty Monitoring: Case Study of Taiwan as a Non-UN Member State (forthcoming in 2018).
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