Labor Law

Student Scholars Program Accepting Applications for 2019 - 2020 Year

Student Scholars Program Accepting Applications for 2019 - 2020 Year

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.

Workshop in China: International Approaches to Sexual Harassment Law

From June 1 – 2, 2019 the U.S.-Asia Law Institute held “International Approaches to Sexual Harassment Law” in partnership with Sichuan University Law School, Chengdu, China. The workshop was structured to explore comparative means of addressing anti-discrimination cases, litigation, mechanisms and standards throughout the world for the purpose of strengthening understanding of international approaches. 

Washington Post Op-Ed by Aaron Halegua & Jerome A. Cohen "The Forgotten Victims of China's Belt & Road Initiative"

USALI Faculty Director Jerome A. Cohen and Affiliated Scholar Aaron Halegua recently published an op-ed in the Washington Post discussing the One Belt - One Road Initiative and the Chinese workers dispatched overseas to help make this building infrastructure through deepening economic ties a reality. Read an excerpt below of the article, and read the entire article here.