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Asia Law Weekly: Yu-jie Chen

Asia Law Weekly: Yu-Jie Chen


Monday April 8, 2019
12:15 PM - 1:50 PM
Furman Hall, Room 318
245 Sullivan Street
New York, New York 10012

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Yu-Jie Chen is a Post-Doctoral Scholar at the Institutum Iurisprudentiae of Academia Sinica and an Affiliated Scholar at the U.S.-Asia Law Institute of NYU School of Law. 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. Yu-Jie has had extensive experience as a research scholar at the U.S.-Asia Law Institute. Prior to that, she served as a researcher and advocate for the non-governmental organization Human Rights in China. She earlier practiced in the Taipei-based international law firm Lee and Li.

Yu-jie’s research has focused on human rights and the rule of law in China, Taiwan and cross-strait relations. Her recent academic publications include “China’s Challenge to the International Human Rights Regime” (NYU Journal of International Law and Politics, forthcoming 2019); “Transitional Justice in Taiwan: Changes and Challenges” (with Nien-chung Chang Liao, Washington International Law Journal, forthcoming 2019); “China-Taiwan Relations Re-examined: the ‘1992 Consensus’ and Cross-strait Agreements” (with Jerome A. Cohen, Pennsylvania Asian Law Review, 2019); “China-Taiwan Repatriation of Criminal Suspects: Room for Human Rights?” (with Jerome A. Cohen, Hong Kong Law Journal, 2018); “’Rule of Trust”: Powers and Perils of China’s Social Credit Megaproject” (with Ching-fu Lin & Han-wei Liu, Columbia Journal of Asian Law, 2019); “Beyond State v Loomis: Artificial Intelligence, Government Algorithmization and Accountability” (with Han-wei Liu & Ching-fu Lin, International Journal of Law and Information Technology, 2019); “Localizing Human Rights Treaty Monitoring: Case Study of Taiwan as a Non-UN Member State” (Wisconsin International Law Journal, 2018); “Isolated but Not Oblivious: Taiwan’s Acceptance of the Two Major Human Rights Covenants” (forthcoming 2019); “Freedom from Arbitrary Detention in Asia: Lessons from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong” (with Jerome A. Cohen, Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Asia, forthcoming 2019). Access her SSRN author page here: