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Visiting Scholars Program

Pacific McGeorge hosts international scholars, professors, judges and practitioners through the Visiting Scholars Program. While at McGeorge, Visiting Scholars have access to the Legal Studies Center (including access to research databases Westlaw and LexisNexis), may choose a carrel in the library, receive support from the Graduate and International Programs office, have access to the faculty dining lounge, and may audit some classes.

The law school is dedicated to hosting two to three visiting scholars annually. The fee for the Visiting Scholar program for 2014-2015 is $3,000 per semester. We ask visiting scholars to submit a draft of their research after the first semester, and the final research project upon completion of their stay as a scholar.

The Visiting Scholar application (pdf) can be downloaded and submitted to the International Programs office at graduatelaw@pacific.edu.

Visiting Scholars for the 2014-2015 Academic Year

ZhiHua Zhao

ZhiHua Zhao
Country of origin: China
Current Position: Associate Professor of Law at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) Degree: Bachelor of law, Seoul National University
Sept. 1997 — July 2001, B.S of Law, Law school of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
Sept. 2001 — July 2004, M.S. Criminal Law, Law School of Wuhan University
Sept. 2004 — July 2007, Ph.D. Criminal Law, Law School of Wuhan University

Professor Zhao's current research focuses on Legal Clinics and Legal Practitioners. She's published two monographs: The Tendency of Mitigation of Punishment and Study on Financial Crimes. A few of her published articles include: The empirical study on the problem of the light punishment, Research on related problems of crime of perjury, and Clinical legal education course. She has also been involved with projects such as drafting regulations and advice on a legal support system design and implementing legal clinics to peasants in rural areas. Prof. Zhao will be conducting research at Pacific McGeorge for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Visiting Scholars for the 2013-2014 Academic Year

Jeonghyung Lee

Jeonghyung Lee
Country of origin: South Korea
Degree: Bachelor of law, Seoul National University

He passed the bar exam in 1999 and took two years practice program in Judicial Research & Training Institute. He has been serving as a military, civil, criminal and family judge since 2002.

He also has the career of local election administration committee. He published several legal articles and practical reference books in Korea. He visited U.S. as the legal academic member of government delegates at 2008. At his second U.S. visit, his research will be concentrated on ADR system. It will be performed for 2014-2015 academic year.

 

Lanqin CuiLanqin Cui
Country of Origin: China
Associate Professor, Law School of Zhejiang Gongshang University
Bachelor Degree of Law, Zhengshou University
Master's Degree of Law, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
Doctorate Degree of Law, China University of Political Science and Law

Lanqin Cui is currently an Associate Professor at the Law School of Zhejiang Gongshang University. Professor Cui has a Bachelor Degree of Law from Zhengzhou University, a Master's Degree of Law from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law and a Doctorate Degree of Law from China University of Political Science and Law. Her current research focuses on the legal history, especially the development of divorce institution and protection of women's rights in China. She holds the view that marital dispute resolution displays a changing trend of judicial decisions on marital tortious liability from emphasizing family issues to emphasizing personal ones. Her typical publications are “Compulsory Divorce Institution [Yi-Jue]” and “Divorce in Agreement [He Li] in Ancient Chinese Law” Chinese Journal of Law (Fa Xue Yan Jiu) (a top-referred legal journal in China) in 2008 and 2010. Moreover, the focus of her research, which is funded by Chinese National Social Science Found and Social Science Found of Ministry of Education, is on the evolution of judicial resolution of marital conflict. Of course, her researches need to be further widened in the fields of judicial procedure and enforcement,its modern transition, and effect of economic reforms and foreign law. Her research area will be on American constitutional law, family law, civil rights, comparative law and legal history. Prof. Cui will be at Pacific McGeorge for the 2013-2014 academic year.

JeSung KimJeSung Kim
Country of Origin: South Korea
Bachelor Degree of Law, Seoul National University
Certificate of Completion, Judicial Research and Training Institute

JeSung Kim graduated from Seoul National University with a Law Degree. He passed the bar in 2001 and trained for two years before he received his license to practice law. Mr. Kim served in the South Korean Air force as Captain from 2004 to 2007. Thereafter, he became a public prosecutor and worked on homicide, sexual offense and trial cases. As a visiting scholar, Mr. Kim's research will focus on Trial Advocacy and on the US law school system. He will be at Pacific McGeorge for the 2013-2014 academic year.

 

 

 

Zheng WanqingWangqing Zheng
Country of Origin: China
Professor, Zhejiang GongShang University School of Law ,Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Ph.D. in law, Renmin University of China School of Law, Beijing
Master's Degree of Law, Renmin University of China School of Law, Beijing
M.A. in Literature, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang/p>

Zheng Wanqing is a full professor and the Director of Institute of Intellectual Property Law at Zhejiang GongShang University School of Law in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province in eastern China. His current research focuses on Chinese IP Law. He has a strong interest in the globalization of intellectual property law and legal reform of China. His tentative research topic at Pacific McGeorge is "The Globalization of Intellectual Property Law and Its Impacts on China". He will compare relevant laws and policies between America and China to validate his research.

Professor Zheng Wanqing's recent scholarship includes, "Study on the Protection and Exploitation of Zhejiang Local Cultural resource: From the perspective of Intellectual Property management." (with Niu Qiang), (Law press, 2012. China). "Research on Strategies for Zhejiang Enterprises Coping with Section 337 of the US Tariff Act. (Xinhua Publishing House, 2010,China)." "The 'Author' and the 'Creation' in Traditional Chinese Literature. (China Publishing Journal, NO.12, 2010.); "Globalization, Civilization of Technology and the Approach of Globalization of IP law", (Presented at the International Conference on Globalization and the Protection of Intellectual property rights, Jan.20-21, 2007, Beijing, China, and selected into collected papers "Globalization and the Protection of Intellectual property", China University of Political Science and Law Press, 2008.);"The development of Intellectual Property law in China," (jingwen zhu, ed.,A report of the development of law in China. )( Renmin University of China Press, 2007.)

Prof. Zheng also previously practiced as an IP lawyer in Beijing and Hangzhou. His past ten years have been productive, both in teaching/research and law practicing. Prof. Zheng will be at Pacific McGeorge for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Xin LiXin Li
Country of Origin: China
Professor, Director of Law Department of Capital Normal University
Ph.D in Constitution and Administrative Law, China University of Political Science and Law
Master in Administrative Law, China University of Political Science and Law
LLB, Law Department in Shanxi University

Prof. Li is currently Director of Law Department of Capital Normal University, and Senior researcher (Part-time) in Center of Political Reform and Governmental Organization in China University of Political Science and Law, and Senior researcher (Part-time) in The Capital Education Policy and Law Institute. Her current research focuses on Administrative law, Government's public service duties, Equal right to education, Government’s obligations to education, University Autonomy, Academic freedom. Prof. Li will be at Pacific McGeorge for the 2013-2014 academic year.

 

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