Each year this new program brings established and emerging scholars from China to teach classes, conduct research and interact closely with Cornell Law faculty. The Wang Visiting Professors make semester- or year-long visits to Cornell in rotating succession from Chinese universities. The Wang Visiting Professor Program also brings junior scholars from China to teach, interact with faculty and students, and conduct research at Cornell. The Wang Distinguished Visitor Program is generously funded through the support of Anthony W. Wang, Esq. JD '68 and Lulu Wang.
Xingzhong Yu, the 2010-11 Wang Distinguished Professor of Law.
Xingzhong Yu, the 2010–11 Wang Distinguished Professor of Law is an Associate Professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong where he teaches Chinese law, constitutional law, and jurisprudence. He previously served as an Associate (Chinese Legal Specialist) with the Chicago office of Baker and McKenzie. He holds an LLM and SJD from Harvard Law School, and while there was a lecturer on law, senior research fellow in East Asian Legal Studies, and visiting associate professor. He has held various visiting academic positions at Beijing University's Department of Law, Columbia Law School, and the Australian National University. His research interests include social and political theory, cultural studies of law, jurisprudence, constitutional and administrative law, comparative law, Chinese legal history, and PRC law. He is the author of Rule of Law and Civil Orders and has contributed to various journals and book projects.
The Mori, Hamada & Matsumoto Exchange sponsors faculty exchanges between Cornell Law School and leading Japanese universities. Cornell Law faculty members travel to Japan, and faculty members of Japanese universities travel to Cornell to collaborate on research projects, give seminars, and teach courses. The Mori Hamada & Matsumoto Exchange Program is supported with funds provided by the Mori Hamada & Matsumoto law firm.
Shigeki Uno, the 2010-11 Mori Hamada & Matsumoto Distinguished Visitor
Shigeki Uno, the 2010–11 Mori Hamada Distinguished Visitor is Associate Professor at the Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo in the division of Comparative Contemporary Politics. He holds a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Tokyo. Professor Uno received the Suntory Prize for Social Science and Humanities for his book, Tocqueville: A Theorist of Equality and Inequality.
Professor Zhu Suli will deliver the Fall 2011 Clarke Lecture.
Ko Hasegawa, the 2009–2010 Mori Hamada Distinguished Visitor is Professor of Philosophy of Law, School of Law, University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan; Member of the Board of Directors, The Japan Association of Legal Philosophy; and Associate Member of the Science Council of Japan. He holds an LL.B. from the Faculty of Law, University of Tohoku; an LL.M. from the Graduate School of Law and Politics, University of Tokyo; and an LL.D. from the Graduate School of Law and Politics, University of Tokyo.
Visiting scholars from around the world bring to the program specialized knowledge of current Asian legal issues.
Ming Yu, the 2009–10 Clarke Visiting Scholar, is a Ph.D. Candidate of Law from Peking University Law School. He received his Bachelor of Law and Master of Law from East China University of Political Science and Law. Supported financially by Chinese Scholarship Council and invited by the Clarke Program in East Asian Law and Culture, he studied at Cornell Law School as a Clarke scholar for one year. His research areas cover jurisprudence, legal history and comparative law, especially on the comparative history of the judiciary. He has co-authored or edited five books, including The Readings of Western Legal Classics, The History of Western Commercial Law and The History of the Constitution of Republic of China. Also, he has published several papers in Chinese academic journals, such as Peking University Law Review, Global Law Review and Law & Social Development.
Ryuta Masuno, the 2009–10 Clarke Visiting Scholar is a police inspector with the Investigative Planning Division of the Criminal Investigation Bureau, National Police Agency of Japan. He is responsible for the planning and coordination of police investigative policies including interfacing with other agencies and organizations on legal matters that involve ongoing investigations. He has contributed articles to The Journal of Police Science and Investigative Research and areas of special expertise include corruption cases involving bribes, bid-rigging, and violent crimes
Through this program, which was established in 2008, visiting scholars from the Taiwan Ministry of Justice pursue research on criminal justice topics under the supervision of Cornell Law School faculty, present lectures, take courses, and participate in workshops with faculty and students.
Ming-Shiuan Lu, the 2010–11 Clarke Visiting Researcher, is a prosecutor at Taiwan Miaoli District Prosecutors Office. In his seven-year prosecutor's career, Ming-Shiuan Lu has dealt with more than 5000 cases, including homicide cases, corruption cases, drug smuggling cases, white-collar crime cases, and other felony cases. His planned research at Cornell focuses on the comparison between prosecutor systems in Taiwan and the United States, especially on the scope of prosecutor's duty and the status of the prosecutor.
Chun-Feng Lin, the 2010–11 Clarke Visiting Researcher, began his career as a prosecutor in 2001. After serving in Taitung District Prosecutor's Office, he now serves in Banciao District Prosecutor's Office as a member of the Intellectual Property Crimes Division. He devotes himself to the protection of intellectual property rights and paid great care to the creators' needs. Before coming to Cornell, he finished writing his Master of Laws thesis on "The Prosecutorial System's Development and Reform of China: A Study on Criminal Supervision." Because both sides of the Taiwan Strait signed the "Agreement on Joint Cross-Strait Crime-fighting and Mutual Judicial Assistance," in Nanjing on April 26, 2009, this is now a booming issue in Taiwan.
Juchang Yu, the 2009-10 Clarke Visiting Researcher received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Soochow University. After serving in the Taipei District Prosecutor's Office, Juchang Yu now serves in the Shihlin District Prosecutor's Office. In his eight-year career, Juchang Yu has dealt with more than 5000 cases, including intellectual property crime cases, homicide cases, drug smuggling cases, organized crime cases, white-collar crime cases, corruption cases, and other high profile or felony cases. His research interest focuses on economic crime cases, especially stock market manipulations and fraud.