Carl Minzner is an Associate Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law. He is currently visiting at Fordham Law School in New York for the 2010-2011 school year. He has served as senior counsel on the Congressional-Executive Commission on China and was an International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He also served as a Yale-China Legal Education fellow at the Xibei Institute of Politics and Law in Xi’an, collaborating with his Chinese colleagues in strengthening the school’s clinical legal education program. In addition, Professor Minzner clerked for the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Professor Minzner specializes in Chinese law and politics. His published works include articles on citizen petitioning institutions in China, reforms to the regulations governing Chinese civil society organizations, and Party-state personnel controls over judges and other government officials. His recent publications include Riots and Cover-Ups: Counterproductive Control of Local Agents in China, University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law (2009); Judicial Disciplinary Systems for Incorrectly Decided Cases, New Mexico Law Review (2009); and Margaret Woo, Mary Gallagher & Merle Goldman, eds., Chinese Justice: Civil Dispute Resolution in Contemporary China, (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
Professor Minzner received a joint J.D./M.I.A degree from Columbia Law School and Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a B.A. in international relations from Stanford University.