- Jonathan Simon (Chair)
- Malcolm Feeley
- Thomas Gold
Dissertation Title: “On Legitimacy: How the Prison-Labor Complex Changes with the Political Terrain in China”
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.
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
Legal Subjects: Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Criminal Law, Comparative Law
Interdisciplinary: Penality, Sociology of Law, Empirical Legal Studies