Jie Cheng

Associate Professor (term)

LL.B., LL.M. (CUPL), Ph.D. (Beijing)

Tel. 604.827.4765
Fax: 604.822.8108
E-mail: jcheng@allard.ubc.ca
Office Location: Allard Hall, room 339

Profile

Professor Cheng has taught at Tsinghua University Law School since 1999 and has served as Associate Professor of Law since 2002.  She has also held visiting appointments at Michigan University Law School, Columbia University Law School, Oslo University Human Rights Center, Sciences Po Paris, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong University.  She was a Fulbright visiting scholar at Yale Law School during 2003-4.  She has also been actively involved in legal practice as legal clinical supervisor as well as government legal advisor. Between 2006-7, she was seconded to the Hong Kong and Macau Basic Laws Commissions of the Chinese National People’s Congress. And she has been continuously appointed as adjunct administrative review committee member and legal counsel for both the Beijing Municipal Government and Xi Cheng District Government.  She has written numerous articles and several books in the area of constitutional law, including Essence of Constitutionalism: Open Government Under Law (CUPL Press, 2002) and most recently, Statecraft and State Powers: An Institutional Analysis of Chinese Constitutional Law (China Law Press, 2015).

Publications

BOOKS:

1.     STATECRAFT AND STATE POWERS: AN INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS OF CHINESE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Law Press China, Beijing, 2015.

2.     ESSENCE OF CONSTITUTIONALISM: OPEN GOVERNMENT UNDER LAW, China University of Political Science and Law Publishing House, Beijing, 2012.

ARTICLES:

1.     “Systematic Content Analysis of Hong Kong Basic Law Cases”, (2016) 2 12-21, Hong Kong and Macau Basic Law Review, 2016.

2.     “Enforcing Takings Clause in China”, (2015) 7, 192-219, Tsinghua China Law Review

3.     “Judicial Role in Land-Taking Disputes in China”, in RESOLVING LAND DISPUTES IN EAST ASIA” Edited by Hualing Fu and John Gillespie, Cambridge University Press”, 2014.

4.     “Hong Kong’s Judiciary Under the Dual Track Politics”, (2006) 5 47-59, China Law Journal.

5.     “Procedural Injustice and Reconstruction of Land Taking Laws in China”, (2006) 1, 62-78, China Legal Study.

6.     “Limit of Freedom of Expression in the U.S. Constitutional Jurisprudence”, (2009) 1, 20-29, Global Law Review