Teng Biao, Visiting Fellow, US-Asia Law Institute, NYU Law School

Co-founder, The Open Constitution Initiative

Date: 
Thu, 02/25/2016
Location: 
Room 015, Robertson Hall
Audience: 
Princeton University Community


EVENT FULL - Waitlist open to current Princeton faculty, fellows and students only. Non-Woodrow Wilson School students, please RSVP for waitlist here.

Teng Biao is an academic lawyer and a human rights activist. He was formerly a Lecturer in the China University of Political Science and Law, a visiting Fellow at Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since 2003, Teng has provided counsel in numerous human rights cases, including those of rural rights advocate Chen Guangcheng, rights defender Hu Jia, the religious freedom case of Falungong, and numerous death penalty cases. He co-founded “Open Constitution Initiative” (Gongmeng) and is also the Founder and President of China Against the Death Penalty, Beijing. His research interest includes human rights, Constitutionalism, criminal justice, legal theory, democratic theory, transitional justice and social movement.

Co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School and Program in Law and Public Affairs