Visiting Researchers

Visiting Researchers are a valuable part of the Georgetown Law community.  Our current visitors include:

Taylan Barin is visiting from Turkey where he is Rapporteur Judge, Constitutional Court of the Republic of Turkey and Assistant Professor, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Faculty of Law.  His research will focus on the constitutional amendment process that took place by referendum in April and will compare the U.S. executive authority concept and its relation with democracy for Turkey as a developing country.  His visit continues through July 8, 2018.

Gustavo Chies Cignachi is visiting from Brazil where he is a Federal Judge at the Federal District Court, Santa Maria RS, Brazil.  His research focuses on Michael Oakeshott's philosophical positions and his view on Rule of Law, especially in respect to the authority and limits of judicial power in state division of powers. His visit continues through July 31, 2018.

Juliana Domingues is visiting from Brazil where she is Professor of Economic Law, University of Sao Paulo.  Her research aims to bring insights and standards from dialog between U.S. and Brazilian experience in sentencing cartels either in Brazilian Antitrust Authority - CADES's realm, or in Federal Courts.  Her visit continues through May 5, 2018.

Duy Khoung Dinh is visiting from Italy where he is a Ph.D. candidate in Legal Studies at Bocconi University, Milan. His research focuses on the development of the legal framework for trade services.  His visit continues through April 10, 2018.

Sungwook Hwang is visiting from Korea where he is a Judge with the Yeongwol Branch Court of Chuncheon District Court.  His research will focus on criminal procedure, particularly the warrant requirement for relevant administrative transactions.  His visit continues through August 24, 2018.

Woogi Kim is visiting from South Korea where he is the Director of Ministry of Health and Welfare.  By invitation of the O'Neill Institute, Mr. Kim will be engaged in independent research on the sustainability of the healthcare insurance system. His visit continues through Dec. 4, 2018.

Jongmin Lee is a visitor from South Korea where he is a Senior Associate at Kim & Chang.  He will conduct a comparative analysis of the U.S. and Korean judicial systems focusing on patent litigation, information technology and privacy issues.  His visit continues through August 31, 2018.

Aya Okada, a judge from the Kofu District and Family Courts, Japan, is visiting to conduct a comparative study of the legal systems of Japan and the United States.  Her research will focus primarily on civil procedures in order to explore the measures of enhancing and expediting future trials in Japan.  Her visit continues through June 30, 2018. 

Francisco Paredes is visiting from France where he is a Ph.D. candidate at Sorbonne.  His research is focused on developing the framework on the institution of negotiation in the field of investment Law, its nature and legal effects.  His visit continues through June 30, 2018.

Linlin Song is visiting from China where she is a Senior Engineer.  Her research focuses on WTO law and best practices on the domestic implementation of Technical Barriers and Phytosantary Measures in developed and developing countries.  Her visit continues through May 30, 2018.

Chan Sun is visiting from Changsha, China where she is a PhD candidate at Central South University.  She has been invited by the O'Neill Institute to conduct independent research on "The Establishment of Essential Medicines System in China's Ongoing Healthcare Reform."  Her visit continues through August 31, 2018.

Qiongxiang Yan is visiting from China where he is a researcher at the Institute of Legal Language and Culture, Hunan University of Technology. His research focuses on the mechanisms and implications of narrative and metaphor in the field of global health law.  His visit continues through January 7, 2019.

Lu Yang is visiting from the PRC where he is currently a PhD student at Renmin University.  His research intends to clarify factors affecting the efficiency of minilateral cooperation especially as multiilateralism cooperation has met gridlocks in many global governance issues.  His visit continues through July 26, 2018.

Bin Xie is visiting from China where she is Executive Director of Zhengzhou Yirenping.  Her research focuses on the consultation process in the U.S. for establishing policies regarding people with disabilities and how this process can be initiated in China.  Her visit continues through February 28, 2019.

Kangle Zhang, originally from China, is visiting from Helsinki Finland where he is a PhD Candidate at the Erik Castren Institute of International Law and Human Rights Law Faculty, University of Helsinki.  His research focuses on credit rating agencies in relation to financial regulations. His visit continues through March 30, 2018.




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