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Center for Asian Law


Center for Asian Law

The Center for Asian Law (CAL) at Penn is a collaborative faculty and student effort to nurture innovative thinking on and analysis of international, and comparative law and policy in Asia.


September 27th, 2019

  • Friday, September 27, 2019
    12:00 PM The Hong Kong Protests: A Roundtable Discussion
    Michael Davis, Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asia Institute, Columbia University
    Victoria Hui, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Norte Dame
    Jacques deLisle, Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania
    Perry World House, Social Policy Lab, 3803 Locust Walk

September 25th, 2019

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
    4:30 PM Why China Should Unsign the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

    Professor Margaret Lewis’s research focuses on law in China and Taiwan with an emphasis on criminal justice and human rights.

    Professor Lewis has been a Fulbright Senior Scholar at National Taiwan University, a visiting professor at Academia Sinica, a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Public Intellectuals Program Fellow with the National Committee on United States-China Relations, and a delegate to the US-Japan Foundation’s US-Japan Leadership Program. Her publications have appeared in a number of academic journals including the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, NYU Journal of International Law and Politics, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, and Virginia Journal of International Law. She also co-authored the book Challenge to China: How Taiwan Abolished its Version of Re-Education Through Labor with Jerome A. Cohen.

    Room 111, Annenberg School

April 8th, 2019

  • Monday, April 8, 2019
    11:00 AM Roundtable Discussion on Judicial Reform in China
    Peking University Professor Fu Yulin will lead a roundtable discussion, in Chinese, on the implementation of announced judicial reforms to date, and what the future may hold for the Supreme Court’s reform program.
    Perelman Center, 4th floor CSSC conference room