Zhiyu Li


Year: 2013-2017

Website: https://ucberkeley.academia.edu/ZhiyuLi

Email: lizhiyu@berkeley.edu



  • Administrative Law
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Law and Courts
  • Chinese Law and Society
  • Comparative Law


  • Honorable Mention of Colin B. Picker Prize, American Society of Comparative Law 
  • China Government Merit-Based Full Scholarship, China Scholarship Council 


  • Innovation through Interpretation: How Judges Make Policy in China, Tulane Journal of International & Comparative Law (forthcoming 2018)
  • The Foundations of Judicial Diffusion in China: Evidence from an Experiment, with Benjamin Chen (forthcoming, Review of Law & Economics)
  • Explaining Comparative Administrative Law: The Standing of Positive Political Theory, with Benjamin Chen, Washington International Law Journal (Jan. 2016)

Professional Experience:

Judicial Externship for the Honorable Laurel Beeler, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco, California, United States (Jan. 2015-Apr. 2015)


J.S.D., University of California, Berkeley (2017)

LL.M., East China University of Political Science and Law (2013)

LL.M., University of Wisconsin, Madison (2011)

LL.B. & B.A. in Economics, East China University of Political Science and Law (2010)

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