China and US Politics after Citizens United

China and US Politics after Citizens United

Former U.S.-Asia Law Institute research fellow Elizabeth Lynch appeared on Ian Masters‘ “Background Briefing” on KPFK 90.7 to express her views on how the Supreme Court's  opinion in Citizens United might give foreign corporations a larger voice in American electoral campaigns. The interview follows the recent online publication of an article, "Citizens United: U.S. Politics with Chinese Characteristics"  on this topic at The Huffington Post.

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Professor Jerome Cohen Speaks at Berkeley Law on the Future of the Rule of Law in China

Professor Jerome Cohen Speaks at Berkeley Law on the Future of the Rule of Law in China

China has made unprecedented progress in developing the elements of a comprehensive legal system, yet some have argued that China’s rule of law has been in full retreat in recent years. On March 20, 2013, Prof. Jerome Cohen, one of the leading experts in the world on Chinese legal development, delivered a keynote address on the future of rule of law in China and addressed questions such as: What sort of progress has China made in this regard?

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Chen Guangcheng, Jerome Cohen and Ira Belkin on The Brian Lehrer Show

Chen Guangcheng, Jerome Cohen and Ira Belkin on The Brian Lehrer Show

On Thursday, January 17 human rights advocate Chen Guangcheng sat down with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer to discuss his adjustment to ife in New York City, his ongoing advocacy for reform in China, and his views on both the U.S. and Chinese governments. Joining him were Jerome Cohen, Chinese legal expert and professor of law at NYU School of Law, and Ira Belkin, executive director of the U.S. Asia Law Institute and Chen’s interpreter for the interview.

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