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Upcoming Event at the American Bar Foundation

On Thursday, June 1, please join us for a book launch for "Criminal Defense in China: The Politics of Lawyers at Work" by ABF researchers Sida Liu and Terence C. Halliday. 

"Criminal Defense in China" is the first comprehensive social science study of the everyday work and political mobilization of Chinese criminal defense lawyers. Liu and Halliday's research draws from 329 interviews with lawyers and rights activists conducted between 2005-2015, as well as analysis of news and social media exchanges, to reveal how lawyers' practice can contribute to a new politics and law in China. Learn more>>

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ABF Researcher Terence Halliday Presents on SIL Panel on Protecting Lawyer-Activists May 5, 2017

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ABF Researcher Elected to the National Academy of Sciences May 4, 2017

Professor John Hagan John Hagan, research professor at the American Bar Foundation (ABF) and the John D. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and Law at Northwestern University, has been elected to… more

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