Master of Laws, Duke University, 2011
Master of Laws, National Chiao Tung University, 2010
Bachelor of English Literature and Foreign Languages, National Chung Cheng University, 2006
Bachelor of Laws, National Chung Cheng University, 2006
Fields of Academic Interest
Mong-Hwa Chin is a first year S.J.D. student from Taiwan. Before being admitted to Duke Law, his studies focused on feminism jurisprudence and rape law reform. He has co-authored an empirical study concerning the gender stereotypes in the rape trials. This study has been accepted and pending to be published in Taiwan.
His current study plan involves the connection between social psychology and the criminal justice system. He is engaged in issues such as eyewitness misidentification, false confession, bias and stereotypes in courtrooms and comparative studies between the adversarial and inquisitorial systems. He is also participating in Professor Vidmar’s research regarding the bias of trial judges.
Neil Vidmar (Supervisor)
Lisa Griffin (Reader)
last updated 9.29.2011
Blocher argues for creation of interstate market for sovereign territory in the U.S.
Professor Joseph Blocher argues that the unique relationship between state sovereignty and state territory in the United States creates threads—mobile state borders and active markets for public land and sovereign functions—that can and should be woven together to create an interstate market for sovereign territory.University of Pennsylvania Law Review
Duke Law teams with Duke Dining Services to select new cafe vendor
Representatives of Duke Law faculty, staff, and students will participate in the selection of a new vendor to operate the second-floor café.