On Monday, April 15th, Professor Philip Alston will participate in the U.S.-Asia Law Institute’s conference on “Criminal Justice in China and Taiwan Today.” Professor Alston will be commenting on Taiwan’s human rights record, following a recent evaluation he participated in from February 24th-March 1st, 2013, alongside a range of international legal experts. For more about that review, please click Here.
Program: Criminal Justice in China and Taiwan Today
1:30 p.m. | Introduction
Tim Gelatt’s Contemporary Relevance
Jerome A. Cohen, Professor and Co-Director, NYU U.S.-Asia Law Institute
1:40-3:40 p.m. | Current Challenges in China
Implementing the New Criminal Procedure Law
Ira Belkin, Executive Director, NYU U.S.-Asia Law Institute
Reforming Reeducation Through Labor
Yi Yanyou, Professor, Tsinghua University Law School (Beijing)
My Nephew’s Imprisonment
Chen Guangcheng, Author in Residence, NYU U.S.-Asia Law Institute
The American Experience with Criminal Justice: Caveats for East Asia
Frank Upham, Wilf Family Professor of Property Law and Co-Director, NYU U.S.-Asia Law Institute
3:40-4:00 p.m. | Tea Break
4:00-6:15 p.m. | Taiwan – Setting the Pace for China?
How Taiwan Abolished Its Version of Reeducation Through Labor
Margaret Lewis, Professor, Seton Hall Law School
Recent Progress and Problems in Taiwan’s Criminal Justice
Prosecutor Liu Shih-Kuo and Judge Lu Yu-Jen, Visiting Experts from Taiwan
Evaluating Taiwan’s Implementation of International Human Rights
Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law and Co-Chair,
NYU Center for Human Rights and Global Justice
What Can China Learn from Taiwan About Ratifying the ICCPR?
Yu-Jie Chen, J.S.D. Candidate, NYU
18th Annual Timothy A. Gelatt Dialogue on the Rule of Law in East Asia
Monday, April 15 | 1:30 – 6:15 p.m.
Lipton Hall | 110 West Third Street | NYU School of Law
For more information or to RSVP please see: http://www.usasialaw.org/