Yu-Jie Chen

Yu-Jie Chen

Yu-Jie Chen is a Taiwan lawyer who for the current academic year 2016-2017 is a visiting scholar at Columbia University’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute. She received her J.S.D. and LL.M. degrees from New York University School of Law. She also holds an LL.M. and LL.B. from National Chengchi University in Taiwan. Her research focuses on criminal justice and human rights developments in Taiwan and China.

Latest from Yu-Jie Chen

Opinion | Beijing must come clean on arbitrary detention of Taiwanese or risk hurting its soft power ambitions

Since 2017, at least four Taiwanese have been arbitrarily detained in mainland China and isolated from family and lawyers because of a breakdown in cross-strait relations. International pressure is losing effectiveness as China grows in economic clout.

Since 2017, at least four Taiwanese have been arbitrarily detained in mainland China and isolated from family and lawyers because of a breakdown in cross-strait relations. International pressure is losing effectiveness as China grows in economic clout.

26 Mar 2020 - 12:22PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Taiwan's handling of murder case raises question of cross-strait co-operation

Although the death penalty continues to be popular in Taiwan, the government's April 29 execution of two of its citizens, brothers Tu Ming-lang and Tu Ming-hsiung, for allegedly committing five murders in Guangdong in 2001 has understandably aroused public concern.

Although the death penalty continues to be popular in Taiwan, the government's April 29 execution of two of its citizens, brothers Tu Ming-lang and Tu Ming-hsiung, for allegedly committing five murders in Guangdong in 2001 has understandably aroused public concern.

28 Sep 2016 - 5:32PM
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28 Sep 2016 - 5:32PM