The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers and the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice invite you to a panel discussion on Tuesday, September 15 from 5-7pm to discuss challenges faced by Chinese rights defense lawyers and implications for China’s broader legal profession. The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers will also launch its new report on China’s growing professional community of public interest and human rights lawyers.
Jerome Cohen (moderator), Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and Senior Fellow for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations
Liu Wei, veteran human rights lawyer and co-founder of the Public Interest Collaborative Network for Women Lawyers in China
Teng Biao, veteran human rights lawyer and visiting fellow at New York University’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute
Tom Kellogg, Director of the East Asia Program at the Open Society Foundations and Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School
Elisabeth Wickeri, Executive Director of the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice and the Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers Please
RSVP to LeitnerCenter@law.fordham.edu