Mao-hong Lin

Photo_Mao-hongContact:

mhlin83@gmail.com

Website: http://berkeley.academia.edu/mhlin

 

Dissertation Committee:

  • Jonathan Simon (Chair)
  • Malcolm Feeley
  • Thomas Gold 

 

Dissertation Title: “On Legitimacy: How the Prison-Labor Complex Changes with the Political Terrain in China”

Biography:

Mao-hong Lin is a J.S.D. candidate at Berkeley Law. With a diverse combination of socio-legal, positive, and comparative approaches, his research is situated at the intersection of law, punishment and society. Before coming to Berkeley Law, he practiced law in Taiwan for several years.

Mao-hong’s dissertation project focuses on the entanglement of prison and enterprise in communist China and its connection with Chinese Communist Party’s re-legitimization plans.

Education:

J.S.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2016 (expected)

LL.M., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2013

LL.M., National Taiwan University, Department of Law, 2013

LL.B., National Taiwan University, Department of Law, 2007

Research Areas:

Legal Subjects: Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Criminal Law, Comparative Law

Interdisciplinary: Penality, Sociology of Law, Empirical Legal Studies