In addition to our program work, the U.S.-Asia Law Institute and its affliated scholars and researchers are active contributors to Asian legal fields. Below is a selected sample of our 2017 publications we hope you will take the time to read and explore.
Publications by USALI Leadership
Jerome A. Cohen, NYU Professor of Law, USALI Faculty Director
- “Why Trump should give nuclear-armed North Korea a shot at peace,” South China Morning Post, February 6, 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)
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
Publications by USALI Affiliated Scholars, Researchers & Staff
Alexis Agliano Sanborn, USALI Program Coordinator
- More than a Meal: School Lunch in Japan, Education in Asia, Association for Asian Studies, Spring 2017
Alvin Y. H. Cheung, Affiliated Scholar USALI
- Beijing Gnaws at Rule of Law in Hong Kong, East Asia Forum, September 2017
Affiliated Professors Peter Dutton and Isaac Kardon, USALI Affiliated Scholars
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 Profess 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, Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin, 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, 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, NYU Professor of Law, 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).