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Yifan Lin


Yifan Lin graduated from Penn Law’s LLM Program. Before joining Penn Law, she completed her Bachelor of Law at Sun Yat-sen University, Master of Law in legal history at Peking University, and Master of Common Law at the University of Hong Kong. She served as a Senior Editor of the East Asia Law Review at Penn Law. Her research area involves the development of common law in Hong Kong under a colonial context.

Legal history, comparative law, rule of law in Hong Kong and China

Husband violence and wives’ self-remedy: English women in 1960s facing family violence,

People’s Court Daily, Beijing, March 16th, (2012).

A Fresh Look at Sun Yat-sen’s Conception of the Republic in a Contextualized Perspective,

Journal of the Graduates of SYSU (Social Science), 32, 74, (2011).

The University of Hong Kong, Scholarship for Common Law studies (2013)

Peking University, May Fourth Scholarship (2012)

Sun Yat-sen University, First-class Scholarship (2010)