ChinaTalks: Wrongful Conviction and Judicial Reform in China

Through telling the story of a real case of “back form the dead”, Professor He Jiahong, who is both a lawyer and a writer, will introduce his empirical study of wrongful convictions in mainland China, make comments on the causes for wrongful convictions, and then talk about the judicial reform in China. 

Bio: He Jiahong

He Jiahong

Prof. He Jiahong has published dozens of law books and five crime novels in Chinese. His law book "Back from the Dead: Wrongful Convictions and Criminal Justice in China" has been published in English, French, German, Hebrew, Spanish, and Portuguese. His crime novels have been published in French, Italian, Spanish, and English. His new book on evidence law "Methodology of Judicial Proof and Presumption" was published in English by Springer in March 2018. 

Career: He Jiahong, SJD, Northwestern University, USA (1993); Grand China Chair Professor, Director of the Center for Anti-Corruption and Rule of Law, Director of the Center for Common Law, Director of the Center for Wrongful Conviction Study, and Director of the Institute of Evidence, Renmin University of China; Vice President of China’s Society of Law and Behavior Science, Specially Invited Adviser of the Supreme People’s Court, Expert Adviser of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, Member of the Ethics Committee, Federation International of Football Association (FIFA, 2017-).

Practical Information

Date and Time: 31 October 2019, 10:00-11:30

Place: University of Copenhagen, South Campus, Faculty of Law, room 8B.4.49, Njalsgade 76, DK.2300 Copenhagen S

Registration: The event has been held and registration is no longer possible.