Prof. Dr Yue Liling is a Professor of Law at the China University of Political Science and Law’s (CUPL) Criminal Justice Institute. She teaches Criminal Procedure Law, Comparative Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice and Human Rights Protection in both Chinese and English language. She obtained her PhD from CUPL, later she won a U.S. Fulbright scholarship and was a Humboldt Research Fellow. Yue Liling delivered lectures at Harvard University and numerous other universities and courts in Belgium, Germany, South Korea, Slovenia, South Africa, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Vietnam. She has been a Visiting Professor to Cambridge University, UK, and a Visiting Scholar to the Danish Institute for Human Rights in Copenhagen, Denmark, the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany, the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and at the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute in Turin, Italy. From 2013 to 2016, Yue Liling was appointed coordinator of the “Collaborative Innovation Center of Judicial Civilization” by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Furthermore, since 2011, she led several research projects such as EU-China comparative research on sentencing, on effective criminal defense and on human rights protection. Yue Liling also participated in Chinese legislative projects such as the criminal procedure law reform from 1994 to 1996 and from 2012 to 2013.