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Jerome Cohen: "The Rule of Law Under Xi Jinping"

Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China and the 21st Century China Program at UCSD present a talk by Jerome Cohen on Xi's reforms in the legal systems and the important advances that came about.

February 24, 2015 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Professor Jerome Cohen, one of the leading experts on China's legal institutions, will discuss recent developments in China's legal system as well as the fallout from the Zhou Yongkang corruption case and recently announced decisions following the Fourth Plenum.


Since 1990, professor Jerome Cohen has been a professor at New York University School of Law, where he currently teaches courses on Chinese criminal justice, Chinese business law and international law. He has published several books, including "The Criminal Process in the People's Republic of China, 1949–63," "People's China and International Law" and "Contract Laws of the People's Republic of China," as well as ”China Today," coauthored with Joan Lebold Cohen.

Jerome Cohen is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Yale College and graduated in 1955 from Yale Law School, where he was editor in chief of the Yale Law Journal. He was law secretary to both United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren and Justice Felix Frankfurter. In 2008, Cohen was a Pacific Leadership Fellow for the Center on Emerging and Pacific Economies at UC San Diego's School of International Relations and Pacific Studies.

Free and Open to the Public