Jerome A. Cohen

Law professor, Author

1930 –

13

Who is Jerome A. Cohen?

Jerome Alan Cohen is a professor of law at New York University School of Law, an expert in Chinese law, a senior fellow for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and serves as "of counsel" at the international law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

Cohen is an advocate of human rights in China, and has taken active roles in securing the release of Song Yongyi and Chen Guangcheng from under Chinese custody. His former students include Taiwanese president, Ma Ying-jeou, and Annette Lu, former Taiwanese vice president under Chen Shui-bian.

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Born
Jul 1, 1930
Elizabeth
Also known as
  • Jerome Cohen
  • Jerome Alan Cohen
  • Kong Jierong
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Juris Doctor, Yale Law School
    ( - 1955)
  • Bachelor's degree, Yale University
    ( - 1951)
Lived in
  • New York

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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