Dr. Vincent Yang
Dr. Vincent Cheng Yang is a Canadian citizen and a Professor of Law of some 35 years of university working experience. He earned a Ph.D. in Criminology from SFU in 1996 and a LL.M in Shanghai in 1984. He was China Program Director at ICCLR during 1995-2010. He has taught all levels of university courses in law, international relations, criminology and criminal justice since 1984. He was called to the Bar in Shanghai in 1985 and practiced law in China from 1985-1990. He was Professor of Law, Pro-Rector and Vice Rector at University of Saint Joseph in Macau during 2010-2018, Professor of Law and Acting Dean of Law School at Shantou University in 2008-2010, Visiting Professor and Supervisor of Doctoral Students at College of Criminal Law Science of Beijing Normal University in 2007-2018, Professor of and Vice Dean of Law Faculty at Macau University of Science and Technology in 2002-2007, Visiting Associate Professor at University Macau in 2001-2002, Visiting Scholar at Cambridge University in 1986-1987 and 1990, University Lecturer and Director of Comparative Legal Studies at East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai during 1984-1990. He is a Member of the International Society for the Reform and Criminal Law and the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities. He was an expert/advisor of the Canadian Bar Association and several other Canadian executing agencies for their CIDA-funded major projects to promote the rule of law in China through law and justice reforms in 1995-2015. He was an International Expert to UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights in 2002-2005, expert member of the Government of Canada delegation to the Canada-China Human Rights Dialogues, UNDP instructor for its legal aid training project in China and corrections law project in Vietnam, and delivered training seminars to prosecutors in Taiwan.
Canada’s Work to Assist the Development of Community Corr...
Published on: August 9, 2022
Dr. Vincent Yang of the ICCLR explains the ground-breaking role played by Canada in assisting China in the legal and policy development leading to the establishment of community corrections since 2002 and the introduction of...
The Flow of Money from China to British Columbia – ...
Published on: September 26, 2021
The purpose of the Cullen Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia (hereinafter “the Commission”) is to address the problem of money laundering in British Columbia and make recommendations on how to improve...
Community Corrections in Canada
Published on: January 1, 2008
This series of 28 English papers were authored by Canadian experts in a coordinated effort led by Mr. Robert Brown, Director of ICCLR’s Corrections Program, for translation into Chinese during 2006-2008. The selected translation of...
An Overview of Community Corrections in China and Canada
Published on: August 1, 2008
Co-editors: Wang Jue and Wang Ping for China and Vincent Cheng Yang for Canada
Working with Chinese Prosecutors: Sixth Year of the Canad...
Published on: September 1, 2000
This paper elaborates the importance of working with Chinese public prosecution agencies for the promotion of a fair trial, crime prevention, and ptotection of human rights in criminal justice to the Canada-China Criminal Justice Cooperation...
Access to Justice / Justice Efficiency