Professor Feinerman joined the Law Center faculty as a visiting professor for the 1985-86 academic year. Immediately after law school he studied in the People’s Republic of China. Subsequently, he joined the New York firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell as a corporate associate. During 1982-83, Professor Feinerman was Fulbright Lecturer on Law at Peking University. In 1986, he was a Fulbright researcher in Japan. In 1989, he was awarded a MacArthur Foundation fellowship to study China’s practice of international law. During the 1992-93 academic year, he was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. From 1993-95, on leave from the Law Center, Professor Feinerman was the Director of the Committee on Scholarly Communication with China. Professor Feinerman served as Editor-in-Chief of the ABA’s China Law Reporter from 1986-1998. Also, Professor Feinerman was the Co-editor of The Limits of the Rule of Law in China (2001), and Co-Author of China After the WTO:What You Need to Know Now(2001).


Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

James V. Feinerman. Pioneering the Study of Chinese Law in the West: Comment on Law and China's "Open Policy": A Foreigner Present at the Creation by Jerome A. Cohen, 65 Am. J. Comp. L. 739-744 (2017).
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David J. Gerber, Helge Dedek, James V. Feinerman & Franz Werro, In Memoriam, H. Patrick Glenn (1940-2014), 63 Am. J. Comp. L. 1-2 (2015).
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Adam Bobrow, Seth Dilworth, James V. Feinerman, Samuel J. Frederick, Qian Hao, Paul Jones, Young Jin Jung, Richard Kuslan, Jin Ma, Norm Page, Nima R. Taylor, Wei Cui & Pamela Young, China, 42 Int'l Law. 945-974 (2008).
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Congressional Testimony

China's Information Control Practices and the Implications for the United States: Hearing Before the U.S.-China Econ. & Sec. Review Comm'n, 111th Cong., June 30, 2010 (Statement of James V. Feinerman) (CIS-No.: 2011-J891-68). [WWW] [L]
UN Human Rights Council's Review of China's Record: Process and Challenges: Hearing Before the Cong.-Exec. Comm'n on China, 111th Cong., Jan. 16, 2009 (Statement of James V. Feinerman) (CIS-No.: 2009-J891-7).