Recent Visitors

Ms. Alice Amini
Visiting Researcher
Country: Sweden
Master's Candidate, Lund University

Research: International humanitarian law. Civilians’ rights in armed conflicts. The rules of armed conflicts and breaches of those rules. Breaches that affect innocent civilians and their legal protection.

 

Mr. Pyung-Woo (Peter) Kim
Visiting Jurist
Country: South Korea
Partner, Suhil Law Office

Research: Researching the structure and goals of legal clinics and externship programs to determine how parallel programs could be incorporated into Korea’s new law school system.

 

Mr. Ran An
Visiting Researcher
Country: China
Ph.D. Candidate, Shandong University

Research: "Regulation, Punishment and Prevention of Environmental Crime: A Comparison of the United States and China."

 

Mr. Sok Bom Kim
Visiting Jurist
Country: South Korea
Judge, Incheon District Court

Research: Expert Evidence in the United States and Korea: How Daubert might fit into the Korean legal system.

 

Ms. Suk Jong Back
Visiting Jurist Country: South Korea
Judge, Incheon District Court

Research: An examination of the American bankruptcy system that selects and supervises trustees and bankruptcy administrators. A Study on TRO in the U.S. with the Possibility of Introduction to Korea.

 

Mr. KwonHong Ko
Visiting Jurist
Country: South Korea
Associate Judge, Gwangju High Court

Research: "A Study on the Feasibility Relating to an Adoption of the Electronic Discovery System under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to the Korean Legal System." Humane technologies and cyberspace privacy.

 

Mr. Nicolas Balmaceda
Visiting Scholar
Country: Chile
Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Professor, Universidad de Los Andes ESE Business School

Research: Developing a policy to forest Chile’s capital, Santiago. Development of a master plan with due consideration to anthropological, social, legal and political factors, solving a current environmental injustice.

 

Mr. Kevin Kolben
Visiting Scholar
Country: United States
Associate Professor, Rutgers Business School

Research: Labor regulation in global supply chains. The Chains that Bind. Understanding the relationships between consumers and producers, and how those relationships affect private and public regulation of labor in global supply chains.

 

Mr. Leo Beletsky
Visiting Scholar
Country: United States
Assistant Professor, Northeastern University
Adjunct Professor, UC San Diego

Research: (1) Patient Rights in the Shadow of Soviet Law: A Regional Analysis. (2) The Public Health Legacy of Citizens United.

 

Mr. Hsuan-I Li
Visiting Jurist
Country: Taiwan
Partner, The Banyan Law Firm
Commissioner, Judicial Reform Foundation

Research: The pros and cons of jury systems in California and other states to advise on the merits of the Lay Judge System in Taiwan. Criminal justice. Jury systems.

 

Mr. Matteo Benozzo
Visiting Scholar
Country: Italy
Assistant Professor, University of Macerata

Research: Wastes as goods/things, U.S. regulation of waste, and food waste. Environmental law.

 

Ms. Yuan Liu
Visiting Scholar
Country: China
Associate Professor, East China University of Science and Technology

Research: Food safety law and policies. U.S. food regulatory systems and safety standards-setting procedures. Food law.

 

Ms. Hege Braekhus
Visiting Scholar
Country: Norway
Professor, University of Tromsø

Research: Family and equal opportunities. Gender equality in family law.

 

Ms. Henrike Maier
Visiting Researcher
Country: Germany
Ph.D. Candidate, Humboldt University Berlin

Research: The legal framework for creative reuses of audiovisual works (interpretation of statutory exceptions and new licensing schemes). How courts in the U.S. and Germany argue with fundamental rights when interpreting exceptions to copyright.

 

Mr. Elena Brunetta
Visiting Researcher
Country: Italy
Master's Candidate, Padua University

Research: The new proposal of reform on the Italian property with a particular focus on the idea of common property between the traditional figures of private property and public property. Property with a particular value, such as heritage, in comparison with models of public property adopted by different jurisdictions – especially common law jurisdictions and the U.S. legal system.

 

Ms. Anna Dorothee Mischkowski
Visiting Researcher
Country: Germany
Ph.D. Candidate, Georg-August-University of Göttingen

Research: Identification of psychological characteristics that define – on an individual level – a promise, and contrasting this subjective interpretation with the judgment of an objective third party.

 

Mr. Francesco Bruno
Visiting Scholar
Country: Italy
Professor, University of Molise
Professor, Universita Campus Biomedico of Rome

Research: Food law, environmental law, and energy law in the U.S. and E.U.

 

Ms. Tzili Mor
Visiting Jurist
Country: United States Human Rights & Gender Specialist Consultant

Research: The examination of how international law-based redress for sexual violence during armed conflict may unintentionally pervert “peacetime” gender equality and impact national law enforcement, practice, and reality.

 

Mr. Eoin Carolan
Visiting Scholar
Country: Ireland
Lecturer, University College Dublin

Research: Constitutional theory and comparative constitutional law. Collaborative constitutionalism: theory and practice.

 

Mr. Alan Nissel
Visiting Researcher
Country: United States
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Helsinki

Research: The origins of modern international litigation, which includes legal history, diplomatic history, and the history of international law and arbitration.

 

Mr. Yuguang Cheng
Visiting Scholar
Country: China
Associate Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University

Research: "Restriction and Incentive: The Influence of Environment Law over Producers towards Sustainable Agriculture." Environmental Law.

 

Ms. Ailbhe O'Neill
Visiting Scholar
Country: Ireland
Lecturer, Trinity College Dublin

Research: Bank regulation and rescue under U.S. law and shareholders’ rights during banking reorganizations in the EU and U.S. – a comparative analysis of bank rescue in times of financial crisis.

 

Mr. Paul Cook
Visiting Jurist
Country: United States
Attorney at Law, Law Office of Paul Cook

Research: How to reform the California court system and the problem it faces with meritless lawsuits. Abuse of process and malicious prosecution.

 

Mr. Michael Schillig
Visiting Scholar
Country: Germany
Senior Lecturer, King's College London

Research: The emerging European Union framework for the resolution and insolvency of banks and financial institutions, taking into account the (draft) Directives issued by the EU in this area, as well as their implementation in the UK and Germany.

 

Mr. Emanuele Dagnino
Visiting Researcher
Country: Italy
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Bergamo

Research: The interconnections between the changes occurring in the world of work – particularly those related to technological progress, and labor law – and how it is possible to reform this branch of law to reduce the gap between socioeconomic phenomena and the legal framework in which they are framed.

 

Mr. Linping Shen
Visiting Researcher
Country: China
Ph.D. Candidate, China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL)

Research: A comparative study of IPO regulatory regimes in the U.S. and in China.

 

Mr. Ernesto Matias Díaz
Visiting Jurist
Country: Argentina
Legal Clerk, General Minor's Counsel of the Public Minister of the Buenos Aires City Judiciary

Research: Modifications of the appellate system in the criminal process that emerged as a consequence of the "wrongful conviction" phenomenon.

 

Mr. Jun Shimizu
Visiting Scholar
Country: Japan
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Chuo Law School

Research: The comparison of Anglo-American law (particularly U.S. law) and civil law (specifically Japanese law). The concept of constitutional rights in the common law tradition and the civil law tradition.

 

Mr. Erik Eldjarn
Visiting Researcher
Country: Norway
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Tromsø

Research: Examination of the extent to which the judge’s duty has an influence on the substantive matters in the legal dispute. Civil procedure, judicial activism, and “Materielle Prozessleitung.”

 

Mr. Hoonsup Shin
Visiting Jurist
Country: Korea
Associate, Kim & Chang

Research: Regulatory measures on private equities in the U.S., a case study of exit strategies by private equities in the U.S., and their implications and potential implementation on the Korean market and legal environment.

 

Ms. Gonca Erol
Visiting Researcher
Country: Turkey
Ph.D. Candidate, Galatasaray University

Research: "Right to Recall." Direct democracy. Ability of the designated authority or specified number of citizens to demand a vote for the electorate on whether an elected holder of public office should be removed from that office before the end of his or her term.

 

Ms. Junrong Song
Visiting Scholar
Country: China
Associate Professor, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law

Research: A comparative study on the implementation of WTO rulings in trade remedy cases. The U.S., EU, and China – as the most active and influential WTO members – are selected for empirical analysis in the comparative study.

 

Mr. Antonio Sergio Escrivao Filho
Visiting Researcher
Country: Brazil
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Brasilia

Research: The role of the Coloniality and military dictatorship in its relation to the expansion of judicial power in Brazil. The legal mobilization in the theme of right to land in Brazil. A critical analysis on access to justice in the Brazilian scene of legal mobilization on right to land.

 

Mr. Eduardo Stordeur, Jr.
Visiting Scholar
Country: Argentina
Professor, University of Buenos Aires
Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

Research: The application of economics to Argentine and Latin-American environmental law. Introducing the economic tools of America’s legal culture in the context of often inefficient environmental regulations in force there.

 

Ms. Yanan Feng
Visiting Jurist
Country: China
Attorney, Beijing Maxpro Law Firm

Research: Trans-boundary pollution movements by multinational corporations. Research designed to table suggestions to China’s future legislation on controlling and regulating such pollution movements.

 

Mr. Werner Vandenbruwaene
Visiting Researcher
Country: Belgium
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Antwerp

Research: Legal enforcement and the principle of subsidiarity. U.S. federalism and similar principles and related judicial doctrines.

 

Ms. Thalia González
Visiting Scholar
Country: United States
Associate Professor, Occidental College

Research: Domestic human rights. A study of the conditions under which human rights activism, expression, and implementation has occurred in the U.S. Exploration of norm translation and entrepreneurship, and the impact of social mobilization and activism. How human rights norms and discourse have been translated and adopted in local settings by non-elite actors engaged in education rights, juvenile justice, and racial justice campaigns in the U.S.

 

Ms. Snjezana Vasiljevic
Visiting Scholar
Country: Croatia
Assistant Professor, University of Zagreb

Research: The “Intersection of Arms Trade and Human Rights: EU vs. U.S. Approach.” Research focusing on arms control and human rights following the introduction of the new gun control legislation in the U.S., EU and international community.

 

Mr. Jin Woo Hwang
Visiting Jurist
Country: South Korea
Senior Associate, Yoon & Yang LLC

Research: The impact of the Patent-Approval Linkage System introduced in South Korea by the Free Trade Agreement between South Korea and the U.S. in 2007 on the pharmaceutical industry from the perspective of antitrust law and intellectual property law.

 

Ms. María Luisa Villamarín López
Visiting Scholar
Country: Spain
Professor of Procedural Law, Madrid University

Research: Studying the presumption of innocence and the privilege against self-incrimination in the regulation and doctrine of the US.

 

Mr. Baoguo Jiang
Visiting Scholar
Country: China
Associate Professor & Associate Dean, South China Agricultural
University

Research: "Doctrinal Development and Rules in Transformation: Choice of Law in International Products Liability Cases."

 

Ms. Yan Wang
Visiting Scholar
Country: China
Associate Professor, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

Research: The “Green Space” under the WTO. International economic law theory. Renewable energies industries.

 

Mr. Yuanbo Jiang
Visiting Researcher
Country: China
Ph.D. Candidate, China University of Political Science and Law

Research: "Creditors’ Derivative Actions in Bankruptcy." Bankruptcy law.

 

Mr. Weifeng (Albert) Xiang
Visiting Scholar
Country: China
Lecturer, Guangdong Industry Technical College

Research: Cross-border e-commerce. Comparative study on e-commerce development and legislation between China and the U.S. and harmonization of cross-border commercial law. Law and economics.

 

Mr. Ali Kerem Kayhan
Visiting Researcher
Country: Turkey
Ph.D. Candidate, Istanbul University

Research: The Protection of the Atmosphere and State Responsibility in International Law. The atmosphere and responsibility, transboundary pollution, ozone depletion, and climate change.

 

Mr. Mohammad Hadi Zakerhossein
Visiting Researcher
Country: Iran
Ph.D. Candidate, Tilburg University

Research: International criminal law. International criminal law’s procedure with respect to pre-trial phase. ICC arrest warrant regime in light of positive complementarity.

 

Mr. Lamin Khadar
Visiting Researcher
Country: United Kingdom
Ph.D. Candidate, European University Institute

Research: European public interest law movement and public interest law.

 

Mr. Yutong (Alex) Zhang
Visiting Researcher
Country: China
Ph.D. Candidate, China University of Political
Science and Law

Research: "Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A rebalancing project of the national central bank’s balance sheet." Sovereign debt.