Expert on law in the People’s Republic of China to present lecture Nov. 10

Jerome A. Cohen, a leading American specialist on law in the People’s Republic of China, will present a lecture on “Criminal Justice & U.S.-China Relations” at 3 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom of Anheuser-Busch Hall.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Whitney R. Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies at the School of Law. A question and answer session and reception will follow the lecture.

Cohen, professor of law at New York University and of counsel at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, has expertise in business law relating to Asia and has long represented foreign companies in contract negotiations and dispute resolution in China, Vietnam, and other countries of East Asia.

He serves as director of Asia Studies at the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations and is adviser to the Government of Sichuan Province in China.

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