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Twists and Turns of the DOJ’s China Initiative
January 13, 2022 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Speakers: Eileen Guo and Jess Aloe – Reporters, MIT Technology Review; Nelson Dong, Member of Committee 100 and Partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Moderator: Molly Roberts, Associate Professor of Political Science, UC San Diego
Description of the talk:
Eileen Guo and Jess Aloe, Journalists from MIT Tech Review and Nelson Dong, legal expert from Dorsey & Whitney team up to explain how the U.S. Justice Department’s China Initiative shifted from focusing on economic espionage to procedural research issues, largely targeting ethnic Chinese researchers in the process. Guo and Aloe will report their findings from examining all known China Initiative cases while Dong will provide a legal analysis in the context of civil rights and US-China relations.