News @ USALI
The Chinese Communist Party has used arbitrary detention to maintain power since the People’s Republic of China was founded seventy years ago.
The U.S-Asia Law Institute (USALI) is currently accepting applications for its annual Student Scholars program, an exciting year-long opportunity to produce independent research related to the Institute’s ongoing projects.
The selection process is competitive, and successful student scholars will meet regularly as a group to discuss important legal issues facing the region, meet with the Institute’s world-renowned visiting scholars and receive guidance and support from USALI staff. Students are expected to commit time to the Institute each week and contribute to the work of the Institute.
USALI Faculty Director Jerome Cohen has announced that Katherine Wilhelm will join the Law School as executive director of the U.S.-Asia Law Institute (USALI) from August 1.
Hong Kong has been in the news over the controversy and protests surrounding the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Bill proposed by the Hong Kong government. Our very own Alvin Cheung has been analyzing the situation across a number of platforms.
Wrongful Convictions Obeserver
"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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