2017 Publication Highlights

Jerome A. Cohen, USALI Faculty Director

·         “Why Trump should give nuclear-armed North Korea a shot at peace,” South China Morning Post, February 6, 2017.

·         “Establish Yourself at Thirty: My Decision to Study China’s Legal System,” Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs, Volume 34, 2017.

·         “A Taiwanese Man’s Detention in Guangdong Threatens a Key Pillar of Cross-Straits Relations,” ChinaFile, April 20, 2017.

·         “Activists in China pay a heavy price for fighting everyday injustices,” South China Morning Post, May 2, 2017.

·         “Taiwan’s landmark ruling on same-sex marriage highlights the gulf with mainland China,” South China Morning Post, May 29, 2017.

·         “Comments on Lee Ming-che’s Arrest,” ChinaFile, May 30, 2017.

·         “How India border stand-off gives China a chance to burnish its global image,” South China Morning Post, July 21, 2017. (with Peter Dutton)

·         “Political Prisoners in Hong Kong,” ChinaFile, August 17, 2017. 

·         “How China’s trial of Lee Ming-che is a warning to Taiwanese activists inspired by freedoms and democracy,” South China Morning Post, October 2, 2017. (with Yu-Jie Chen) 

·         "Hong Kong in 1963-4: adventures of A Budding China Watcher," Hong Kong Law Journal, Vol. 47, Part 1, 2017.

·         “Law and China’s “Open Policy”: A Foreigner Present at the Creation,” The American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 65, Issue 4, page 729 – 738, 2018.

·         “Law’s Relation to Political Power in China: The Domestic Situation”, Sixth Herbert Han-Pao Ma Distinguished Lectureship, pp. 251-271. Taipei: The Ma Foundation for High Purpose and National Taiwan University College of Law, November 2017.

·          “Law and Power in China’s International Relations”, Sixth Herbert Han-Pao Ma Distinguished Lectureship, pp. 275-309. Taipei: The Ma Foundation for High Purpose and National Taiwan University College of Law, November 2017.

Ira Belkin, Executive Director, USALI

·         Justice in the PRC : how the Chinese Communist Party has struggled with managing public opinion and the administration of criminal justice in the Internet age”, Justice the China Experience, Cambridge Press, 2017. 

·         美国冤错案件的 · 预 · 防与 · 纠 ·正, 2017.

Selected Publications by USALI Affiliated Scholars, Researchers & Staff

Alexis Agliano Sanborn, Program Coordinator

·         More than a Meal: School Lunch in Japan, Education About Asia, Association for Asian Studies, Spring 2017.

Alvin Y. H. Cheung, USALI Affiliated Scholar

·         Beijing Gnaws at Rule of Law in Hong Kong, East Asia Forum, September 2017.

Professors Peter Dutton and Isaac Kardon, USALI Affiliated Scholars

·         "Forget the FONOPs — Just Fly, Sail and Operate Wherever International Law Allows", LawFare, 2017.

Cynthia Estlund, NYU Professor of Law, USALI Faculty Advisor

·         Book: “A New Deal for China's Workers?” Harvard University Press, 2017.

Aaron Halegua, USALI Affiliated Scholar

·         "What is socialist about Labour law in China?" Socialist Law in Socialist East Asia, Cambridge University Press, Cynthia Estlund, in Pip Nicholson, John Gillespie, Hualing Fu and Will Partlett, 2017.

·         "Access to Justice for China's Workers," NYU Labor and Employment Law News, Issue 13, Winter 2017.

Roderick Hills, NYU Professor of Law, USALI Faculty Advisor

·         "Voice and Exit as Accountability Mechanisms: Can Foot-Voting Be Made Safe for the Chinese Communist Party?" (with Shitong Qiao), Columbia Human Rights Law Review, 2017.

Margaret K. Lewis, USALI Affiliated Scholar

·         “Protecting the Rights of the Accused in U.S.-China Relations,” ChinaFile, November 2017.

·         “Taiwan’s Human Rights Revolution and China’s Devolution,” The Diplomat, October 2017.

·         Penetrating Law Into the Walls of Chinese Detention Centers,” China Policy Institute, July 2017.

·         The World is Deserting Taiwan. How Should the U.S. Respond?” ChinaFile Conversation, June 2017.

·         What Would Trump Do if there were another Tiananmen Incident?” CFR, May 2017

·         "Human Rights and the U.S.-China Relationship" George Washington International Law Review, 2017.

Liu Sida, USALI Affiliated Scholar

·         Internationalizing Chinese Legal Education in the Early Twenty-First Century, Journal of Legal Education 66 (2), 237-266, Z Wang, S Liu, X Li, 2017.

·         基层法院审判委员会压力案件决策的实证研究, 王伦刚, 刘思达, 法学研究 39 (1), 80-99, 2017.

·         Overlapping Ecologies: Professions and Development in the Rise of Legal Services in China, Sociology of Development 3 (3), 212-231, 2017.

·         Beyond the Manifesto: Mustafa Emirbayer and Relational Sociology, Palgrave Handbook of Relational Sociology, L Liang, S Liu, 2017. 

·         The Elastic Ceiling: Gender and Professional Career in Chinese Courts, Law & Society Review 51 (1), 168-199, C Zheng, J Ai, S Liu, 2017. 

·         Lawyer Discipline in an Authoritarian Regime: Empirical Insights from Zhejiang Province, China, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 30 (2), 267-300, JA McMorrow, S Liu, B van Rooij, 2017.

Erin Murphy, USALI Affiliated Scholar

·         Sessions is Wrong to Take Science Out of Forensic Science,” New York Times, April 2017.

·         “Forensic DNA Typing,” Annual Review of Criminology, January 2018.

Eva Pils, USALI Affiliated Scholar

·         A New Torture in China,” CPIA, August 2017.

·         “Justice the China Experience: Doing justice: traditional and liberal conceptions of political morality in contemporary Chinese advocacy initiatives” Cambridge Press, 2017.

·         “Human Rights in China: A Social Practice in the Shadows of Authoritarianism,” China Polity, 2017.

Frank K. Upham, NYU Professor of Law, USALI Faculty Advisor

·         “Lessons from Chinese Growth: Rethinking the Role of Property Rights in Development.” In The Beijing Consensus? How China has Changed Western Ideas of Law and Economic Development, edited by Weitseng Chen, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), 119-143. 

·         “China’s changing property law landscape.” In Comparative Property Law: Global Perspective, edited by Michele Graziadei and Lionel Smith, (Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2017), 311-332 (with Shitong Qiao).