Former Visiting Scholars
Professor and Associate Director, Silk Road Institute for International and Comparative Law, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
LLB in International Law, Peking University, China
Ph.D. in Water Law-Environmental Regulation, University of Dundee, Scotland
Professor Desheng Hu is a Fulbright Scholar at Pacific McGeorge. His research focuses on international and comparative study in the field of policy, law and science concerning the environment, natural resources and energy, with particular emphasis on water-related issues.
Professor Hu's has authored monographs and articles, contributed to various books in English and Chinese, and translated works form English to Chinese. Monographs include, Water Rights: An International and Comparative Study (IWAP, 2006, in English), Jurisprudential Innovation on Eco-environmental Water Use and Its Application — Based on Comparing 25 Jurisdictions (Xi'an Jiaotong University Press, 2010, in Chinese) and American Energy Law and Policy (Zhengzhou University Press 2010, in Chinese). The following articles have been written in English, "Opportunity, challenges and policy choices for China on the development of shale gas" (Energy Policy, 2013), "Poverty Reduction and Water Governance" (Water Policy, 2009) and "The New Development of Water Law in China" (University of Denver Water Law Review, 2004). He has translated, "Downstream riparians can also harm upstream riparians" (2012, authored by Salman), "Climate Change and the Integrity of Science"(2010, authored by Gleick, et al.), and "Water Transfers: A Means to Achieve Sustainable Water Use" (2006, authored by Tarlock).
While at Pacific McGeorge during 2014-2015 academic year, Professor Hu intends to research and develop the following publication, "The US interstate/international water compacts: development, practice, lessons and possible inspirations for China." He will be working under the supervision of Professor Stephen C. McCaffrey.
Yoon Jung Kim
Prosecutor, Western Branch of Daegu District
Bachelor Degree of Law, Yonsei University
Yoon Jung Kim is currently a prosecutor at the Western Branch of Daegu District Prosecutors' office in Korea. After passing the bar exam in 2004, Prosecutor Kim worked for the Financial Supervisory Service, the financial supervisory body of the Korean Government, for two years. She completed a two-year practice program at the Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea.
Prosecutor Kim has been serving as a prosecutor since 2009. As a prosecutor, she has been in charge of trying sexual violence cases and supporting victims. Her research at Pacific McGeorge during the 2014-2015 academic year will be focused on sexual violence.
Judge, Busan District Court
Bachelor Degree of Law, Kyungpook National University
A master's course in law, Kyungpook National University
Heonkee Shin is currently a judge at the Busan District Court in Korea. He primarily presides over civil and criminal cases. After passing the bar exam in 1998, Judge Shin completed a two-year program at the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Korean Supreme Court. He has been serving as a judge at the Daegu, Andong, Changwon, and Busan District Courts in Korea since 2001.
Judge Shin visited the United States in 2011 as a member of the Busan High Court Delegation. He is currently a member of the Labor Law Study and the Criminal Law Study in the Supreme Court of Korea. Judge Shin is planning to research the United States criminal evidentiary rule while at Pacific McGeorge during the 2014-2015 academic year.
Professor and Director of the Law Department at Capital Normal University
LL.B., Law Department in Shanxi University
Master in Administrative Law, China University of Political Science and Law
Ph.D in Constitution and Administrative Law, China University of Political Science and Law
Professor Xin Li is currently the Director of the Law Department at Capital Normal University. She is also a senior researcher at both the Center of Political Reform and Governmental Organization at the China University of Political Science and Law, and the Capital Education Policy and Law Institute.
Professor Li's current research focuses on administrative law, the government's public service duties, equal right to education, the government's education obligations, university autonomy, and academic freedom. She will continue her research at Pacific McGeorge for the 2013-2015 academic years.
Professor, Deputy Director of Key Research Center and Director of The Institute of Criminal Law and the Crime Prevention and Control Law School of Zhejiang Gongshang University
Bachelor Degree of Law, Southwest University of Political Science and Law
Master's Degree of Law, Zhejiang University
Doctorate Degree of Law, Criminal Law Science Research Institute of Beijing Normal University
Bokun Lou is a Professor of Law and the Deputy Director of Key Research Center as well as the Director of The Institute of Criminal Law and Crime Prevention Control at the Law School of Zhejiang Gongshang University. His area of research is on Criminal Law, including: Procedural Law, Evidence and Policy.
The representative works of Professor Lou include: Research on Basic theory of the Criminal Behavior Science (Law Press, 2014), System Designing of Judicial Control on Death Penalty: From the Angle of Improving the Rule of Life Imprisonment (This paper was awarded first prize by Chinese Law Society in 2011 ), The study on Systematization of Criminal behavior: an Introduction to the Science of Criminal Behavior (Criminal Law Review, edited by ZHAO Bingzhi, 2011), Ways to Reform Life Sentence: An Alternative to Death Penalty (with Prof. GAO Minxuan, Modern Law Science, 2010), Systematic Study of Criminal Behavior (Criminal Research, 2010), The objective elements of crime in the criminal law of HongKong and Its Revelation (Jianghuai Tribune, 2010), Criminal Law in the Economic-oriented Vision Function ---Based on Criminology and Criminal Policy of Deal School Inspection (Criminal Law Review, edited by ZHAO Bingzhi, 2009), Research on the Aggravated Offence by Behavior (Intellectual Property Publishing, 2006).
At present, Professor Lou's research is focused on criminal judicial justice and the construction of judicial credibility, specifically on the theory on offense aggravated by behavior and the study of criminal behavior.
Associate Professor and Director of Procedure Law Department, Law School of Zhejiang Gongshang University
Bachelor Degree of Law, Hangzhou University
Master's Degree on Procedure Law, Southwest University of Political Science and Law
Jianlin Wang is an Associate Professor and Director of Procedure Law Department at the Law School of Zhejiang Gongshang University. He is also a defense attorney at Xingyun Law Firm in Hangzhou, China.
Professor Wang's current research focuses on criminal procedure law and justice system, specifically the judicial reform in China. While at Pacific McGeorge during the 2015 spring semester, Professor Wang intends to continue his research and develop the following publication, "Research On Community Justice".
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 in China. Professor Cui's current research focuses on the legal history, especially the history of divorce and protection of women's rights in China. Another aspect of her current research, which is funded by Chinese National Social Science Foundation and Social Science Foundation of Ministry of Education, is on the evolution of judicial resolution of marital conflict.
Professor Cui's primary publications include Divorce by Agreement in Ancient Chinese Law, Chinese Journal of Law, 2010, and Compulsory Divorce Institution in Ancient Chinese Law, Chinese Journal of Law, 2008 (a top-referred legal journal in China). While at Pacific McGeorge for the 2013-2015 academic years, she plans to research American constitutional law, family law, civil rights, comparative law and legal history.
Judge, Anyang District Court
Bachelor Degree of Law, Seoul National University
Jeonghyung Lee is currently a judge at the Anyang District of Court in Korea. After passing the bar exam in 1999, Judge Lee completed a two-year practice program at the Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea. He has been serving as a military, civil, criminal and family judge since 2002.
Judge Lee also serves on a local election administration committee. He has published several legal articles and practical reference books in Korea. In 2008, Judge Lee visited the U.S. as the legal academic member of a Korea court delegation. His research at Pacific McGeorge during the 2014-2015 academic year will be focused on Advanced Dispute Resolution (ADR) systems.
Professor, Zhejiang GongShang University School of Law, Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Bachelor's Degree in Chinese Literature and Linguistics, Anqing Normal College, Anqing, Anhui
Master's Degree in Literature, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Master's Degree of Law, Renmin University of China School of Law, Beijing
Ph.D. in Law, Renmin University of China School of Law, Beijing
Zheng Wanqing is a full professor and the Director of the 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 Intellectual Property (IP) Law. Professor Zheng has a strong interest in the globalization of intellectual property law and legal reform of China. His tentative research topic at Pacific McGeorge during the 2013-2014 academic year is "The Globalization of Intellectual Property Law and Its Impacts on China," and he plans to compare relevant laws and policies between America and China to validate his research.
Professor Zheng'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); and "The 'Author' and the 'Creation' in Traditional Chinese Literature." (China Publishing Journal, NO.12, 2010).
Je Sung Kim
Public Prosecutor, Eastern Branch, Pusan District Prosecutor's Office
Country of Origin: South Korea
Research: Trial Advocacy and on the US law school system
Dates: August 2013 to August 2014
Associate Professor of Law, Beijing International Studies University
Country of Origin: China
Research: Communication, Intellectual Property, and Internet Copyright Law
Dates: January 2013 to January 2014.
Associate Professor at the Law School of Zhejiang Gongshang University
Country of Origin: China
Dates: August 2012 to July 2013
Kyoo Tae Kang
Judge, Seoul Central District Court
Country of Origin: South Korea
Research: Patent Protection in the United States
Dates: February 2012 to February 2013
Professor of Law
Country of Origin: China
Research: Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property Law
Dates: January 2012 to July 2012
Gung Yeu Jeng
Director of Law and Professor of Law, School of Law, Soochow University, Taiwan
Country of Origin: Taiwan
Research: Trust and International Uniform Law on Torts
Dates: November 2011 to March 2012
Kyu Young Lee
Judge, Goyang Branch of Uijeongbu District Court
Country of Origin: South Korea
Research: Bankruptcy Law and the United States Trustee System
Dates: August 2011 to June 2013