Academic Year 2019-2020

Soohee Choi is visiting from South Korea where she is a lawyer with Jieum Law Office. Her research focuses on US and EU approach to competition laws and how SMEs fit in those laws. Her visit continues through August 31, 2020.

Che-Chun Chu is visiting from Taiwan where he is a prosecutor, Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office.  The focus of his research is international cooperation in cyber crime and US cyber crime regulations.  His visit continues through June 30, 2020.

Dongsuk Han is visiting from South Korea where he is Judge, Yeongwol Branch Court of Chuncheon District Court. His research focuses on legal issues related to the use of artificial intelligence technology in the medical field. His visit continues through August 9, 2020.

Tsu-Sung Hsieh is visiting from Taiwan where he is Professor, College of Law, Ming Chuan University. His research focuses on quality issues raised by US patents with foreign origins. His visit continues through January 31, 2020.

Won Jang is visiting from South Korea where he is Associate, Kim & Chang. His research focuses on regulations relating to resale price maintenance, especially in online markets. His visit continues through July 14, 2020.

Wanejune Ju is visiting from South Korea where he is court official, Daejeon District Court. His research focuses on the deposit system involving creditors and debtors in the U.S. as compared to that of South Korea. His visit continues through July 21, 2020.

Seungun Kim is visiting from South Korea where he is Associate, Kim & Chang. His research involves an in-depth study of U.S. regulations related to publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trusts. His visit continues through August 14, 2020.

Gyuwon Lee is visiting from South Korea where he is Public Prosecutor of Seoul Eastern District Prosecutor’s Office.  His research focuses on economic cooperation of South and North Korea, and Reasonable Operation Plans of Export Control Regime of the US.  His visit continues through July 31, 2020.

Nona Shimazaki is visiting from Japan where she is Judge, Nagoya District and Family Court.  The focus of her research is to conduct a comparative study of the legal systems of Japan and the U.S. in general.  Her visit continues through June 30, 2020.

Jianyu Zhang is visiting from China where he is a PhD candidate at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. His research focuses on international commercial dispute resolution. His visit continues through March 31, 2020.

Jing Zhou is visiting from China where she is associate researcher, Research Center of National Radio and Television Administration. The focus of her research is a comparative study of audiovisual media policy and legislation. Her visit continues through September 10, 2020.

Academic Year 2018-2019

Sharaf Alsharaf, originally from Kuwait, received his S.J.D from Indiana University-Bloomington. His research focuses on determining what constitutes a multinational corporation based on their operations and activities in various countries. His visit continues through December 27, 2019.

Hye Won Chang is visiting from South Korea where she is a lawyer with Kim & Chang.  Her research focuses on description requirements and determination of inventive steps for pharmaceutical inventions in the US and how it compares with other countries.  Her visit continues through November 30, 2019.

Taiqing Chen is visiting from china where he is Associate Professor, Chairman of Law Department, Nanjing University of Science and Technology.  His research focuses on the judicial review standards on the rationality of money penalties.  His visit continues through September 1, 2019.

Ahmed Farooq, originally from Pakistan, received his LL.M. from Harvard Law School. His research focuses on international crimes committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1970. His visit continues through December 31, 2019.

Bing Han is visiting from China where she is a Sr. Research Fellow, Institute of World Economics and Politics, China Academy of Social Sciences.  Her research focuses on the U.S. regulatory and institutional framework for FDI and ODI.  Her visit continues through June 30, 2019.

Yu Seek Kong is visiting from South Korea where he is Senior Associate, Kim & Chang.  His research focuses on regulations on exclusionary conducts, especially regarding conditional pricing practices.  His visit continues through July 30, 2019.

Yan Li is visiting from China where she is Law Professor, Shandong University of Political Science and Law, School of Civil and Commercial Law.  Her research focuses on the role of tort law in public health.  Her visit continues through September 1, 2019.

Gaofeng Liang, originally from China, is visiting from the College of Northwest University of Politics where he is Vice Professor of Economic Law.   His objective is to pursue advanced studies and independent research at the O’Neill Institute focusing on social aid, especially in health aid, including the public health systems, the feasible measures and plan in health aid and legal aid in protecting the right of the social vulnerable groups.  His visit continues through August 31, 2019.

Erino Nemoto is visiting from Japan where she is an Associate, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu.  Her research focuses on the right of education for pregnant teenagers in secondary schools in Japan.  Her visit continues through September 27, 2018.

Minyoung Oh is visiting from South Korea where he is Associate, Kim & Chang. His research focuses on the forms and features of real estate investment vehicles in the U.S.  His visit continues through August 31, 2019.

Aiko Otaki is visiting from Japan where she is a prosecutor, Saitama Public Prosecutors Office.  Her research focuses on U.S criminal trial practice, specifically how to construct and present complex cases to jurors from a comparative perspective.  Her visit continues through December 31, 2019.

Sachiyo Onishi is visiting from Japan where she is Professor, Ritsumeikan University.  Her research focuses on how to protect women’s rights, promote gender equality and women’s empowerment by comparing Japan and the U.S.  Her visit continues through September, 25, 2019.

Seolah Park is visiting from South Korea where she is Judge, Seoul Central District Court.  Her research focuses on customs valuation of AMP expenses and in particular, the transaction value method.   Her visit continues through August 9, 2019.

Ms. Boyi Zhang is visiting from China where she is Associate Professor, Department of Law, Otaru University.  Her research focuses on the issues that E-commerce raises for the General Agreement of Trade in Services.

Academic Year 2017-2018

Seokbae Bhang is visiting from Korea by invitation of the O’Neill Institute whereby he will be engaged in independent research focusing on the protection and exchange of health information. His visit continues through December 27, 2017.

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.

Lee Hyunkyu is visiting from South Korea where he is a Senior Associate, Kim & Chang.  His research focuses on a comparative study of the U.S. and Korean laws on regulations of telecommunication and energy industry.  His visit continues through January 31, 2019.

Baekshin Kang is visiting from the Republic of Korea where he is a Public Prosecutor, Ministry of Justice. His research focuses on the relationship  between the sovereign power of the President of the United States and the prosecutorial authority.  His visit continues through June 29, 2019.

Najeong Kim is a visitor from South Korea where she is an Associate Attorney with Shin & Kim.  She will conduct comparative research between the constitutional restructuring system of South Korea and the United States.  Her visit continues through August 31, 2017.

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.

Sanhae Lee is a visitor from South Korea where he is an attorney with the Korean Government Legal Service (KGLS). His research is focused on comparing the similarities and differences of various administrative activities between the U.S. and South Korea legal systems.  His visit continues through December 31, 2017.

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.

Ru Ne Lee is visiting from South Korea where he is Senior Associate, Kim & Chang.  His research involves an in-depth study of the U.S. regulations and legal system on corporate governance.  His visit continues through August 14, 2019

Seong Min Park is visiting from South Korea where he is a Public Prosecutor with the Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea.  His research will involve a comparative analysis of the criminal justice system between the U.S. and Korea as well as practice and theory of evidence law in the U.S.  His visit continues through December 18, 2017.

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.

Daichi Sawa, a judge from the Chiba District and Family Courts, Japan, is visiting to conduct a comparative study of the legal systems of Japan and the United States.  The focus will be the characteristics of discovery procedures, plea bargaining and the jury system.  His visit continues through June 30, 2019.

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.

Mohanish Verma is visiting from India where he is Commissioner of Income Tax, IRS, India.  His research focuses on cross border transaction taxation and transfer pricing in India and China. His visit continues through October 15, 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.

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 mulitilateralism cooperation has met gridlocks in many global governance issues.  His visit continues through July 26, 2018.

Ji Yeong Yoo is visiting from South Korea where she is a PhD candidate and Research Associate at the Center for International Commerce & Strategy at Seoul National University.   Her research focuses on the Balance-of-Payment and Exceptions and Security Exceptions which served to sustain the GATT within the Bretton Woods system of the post war period.  Her visit continues through December 8, 2017.

Lizhi Zhao is visiting from Beijing where he is a PhD candidate in International Law at Peking University.  His research focuses on new development of self-determination in international law in the post-decolonization era.  His visit continues through December 15, 2017.