2014 Jan 29

Civil Society in China

4:10pm to 5:30pm


Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor Taubman Building

Civil Society in China coverProfessor Karla Simon
Chair, International Center for Civil Society Law
Affiliated Scholar, NYU U.S.-Asia Law Institute

Professor Karla Simon will be giving a book talk about her highly acclaimed book Civil Society in China at the Harvard Kennedy School. The book was awarded the number three spot on the list of Ten Best Humanitarian Books for 2103 by the Humanitarian Times.

The subtitle for the book is The Legal Framework from Ancient Times to the “New Reform Era,” and in the book Professor Simon explored the connections between laws and regulations and social and economic development in the associational sphere. Her talk will draw these linkages, but she will also discuss the “contradictions” in the state’s treatment of civil society organizations in 2013.... Read more about Civil Society in China

2014 Jan 16

Automated Victim Notification

(All day)


Online Webinar

First introduced two decades ago, automated victim notification (AVN) systems have been touted as an effective way to notify crime victims – at a reduced burden to the criminal justice system – with timely information about court events and status changes (such as release or transfer) regarding their offender. Recently, the National Institute of Justice released the first-ever nationwide evaluation of the Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) program.... Read more about Automated Victim Notification