China Academy of Social Sciences Law Institute
(http://www.cass.net.cn/index.html and http://www.iolaw.org.cn/)
“The Institute of Law of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences is a national-level institute, located in Beijing. Established in 1958, the Institute, the institute was formally established under the Department of Philosophy and Social Sciences. Since 1979, the institute was and is a section of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).”
Lehman, Lee & Xu cooperates closely with the Intellectual Property Law Center and has conducted a number of exchanges with the Institute.
China University of Political Science and Law
“The China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) is a multi-disciplinary university that focuses on law, along with a number of other disciplines. It is one of the State “211 Project” universities and a key state university directly under the Ministry of Education.”
“The university now has 19 schools or departments and 10 research institutes. In its 50 year development, CUPL has educated more that 100,000 graduates of different levels, most of whom are now working fields such as public security, procuratorship, judiciary, justice and governmental institutions of different levels, as well as in various research institutes and bodies of higher education. It now has 12,418 full-time students, including 8,380 undergraduates, 3,341 graduates and 471 postgraduates.”
Lehman, Lee & Xu has had the privilege of conducting a number of initiatives with the University, including the introduction of an innovative scholarship program.
Renmin University School of Law
“Renmin University of China is a well-known Chinese university focusing on humanities and social sciences, with the School of Law being one of the top schools in China. Established in 1950, Renmin’s Law School was the first regular higher legal education after the founding of the People’s Republic of China.”
“Consisting of 15 research institutes (centers), the School of Law boasts the National Key Innovative Base under the ‘985 Project’, and has 2 humanities and social science research centers under the Ministry of Education- Research Center for Criminal Jurisprudence and the Research Center of Civil and Commercial Jurisprudence.”
Lehman, Lee & Xu recently established a cooperation with the University and expect to commence a lecture program for students.
Georgetown School of Law
Georgetown University Law Center, “located in the heart of the nation's capital, educates an exceptionally talented and diverse student body for legal practice and the pursuit of justice in its community, its country and the world. The Law Center's world-class faculty, recognized for the quality of both its scholarship and teaching, has engendered a learning environment that combines academic and theoretical excellence with a thorough grounding in practical problems and the practice of law.”
Lehman, Lee & Xu cooperates with the University through an international summer internship program for law students.
Jiaotong Law School
“Shanghai Jiaotong University established a legal research institute in 1986, and later the law faculty in 1996, and then the Law School in June 2002 formally. Now the Law School has formed a multiplicate degree system, with undergraduate discipline, first-class discipline of master’s degree and doctor’s degree discipline of constitution and administration law.”
“There are 13 research centers and 56 faculty members in the Law School, and 86% of the members have doctorate degrees.”
This year, Lehman, Lee & Xu lawyers have had the privilege of becoming instructors for the school's master's program. Mr. Ryan Tang and Mr. Jipeng Cui from the firm’s Shanghai office will teach select courses in law.
“Founded in 1831, Xavier University is a private coeducational university located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Xavier is included as one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education according to The Princeton Review's 2007 annual guide, "The Best 361 Colleges." Only 15 percent of all four-year colleges in the United States are in the book.”
“The Williams College of Business is accredited by the AACSB - The International Association for Management Education. The curriculum, qualification of faculty, and program methodologies are designed according to set standards. The University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities.”
Lehman, Lee & Xu has over the past years become an integral part of the MBA program's summer in China, providing an annual lecture on general business in the People's Republic of China.
“The John Marshall Law School has upheld a tradition of diversity, innovation and opportunity, and has consistently provided an education that combines an understanding of the theory, the philosophy and the practice of law. Founded in 1899, The John Marshall Law School today is proud to be recognized as a dynamic independent law school, promoting excellence in all aspects of legal education.”
Lehman, Lee & Xu is commencing cooperation with the school in which the firm would assist in establishing an innovative law center providing information on IP Rights and Protection in China. It is believed that this will be the first center of its kind in the US.
University of Chicago Law School
“In its first century, it evolved from an upstart school with five teachers, seventy-five students, a small set of courses, and no building, into a place that is at the leading edge of legal education, with interdisciplinary approaches, an amazingly productive faculty and a formidable library. The graduates go on in record numbers to clerk for leading judges to build businesses, to teach, and of course to practice law.”
Lehman, Lee & Xu is cooperating with the University through participation in its internship program for law students.
Beijing Agricultural College School of Law
“The Law Faculty of Beijing University of Agriculture was established in 1996, under the authorization of Beijing Municipal Commission of Education and Ministry of Education of PRC. The faculty has founded three research centers: Law, Social working and Education of Marxism Theory, and a separate data room.“
Lehman, Lee & Xu has introduced an innovative scholarship program with the school and continues to cooperate with the school through a number of initiatives.