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Racial Disparities in Economic Espionage Act Prosecutions: A Window into the New Red Scare
Join us for a special event during which leading experts from the legal, higher education, public policy arenas will discuss findings from new research (jointly led by Committee of 100 and Andrew Chongseh Kim) that sheds light on significant racial disparities in the implementation of Economic Espionage Act (EEA) of 1996 and under the China initiative. Data from the research is drawn from nearly 300 defendants across nearly 200 separate cases.

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11:00am ET
Welcome and Opening Remarks
- Gary Locke (Chairman of Committee of 100, President of Bellevue College)

The Impacts of Racism and Bias
- Rep. Judy Chu (U.S. Congresswoman for the 27th District of California)

Why We Conducted This Research, and Why Now
- Zhengyu Huang (President, Committee of 100)

11:10am ET
Key Findings from the Research
- Andrew Chongseh Kim (Attorney, Greenberg Traurig and Visiting Scholar, South Texas College of Law)

11:30am ET
Panel 1: U.S. Scientific Leadership at a Crossroads: International Collaboration and IP Protection
- Frank H. Wu (President of Queens College, Committee of 100 Member)
- Ashley Gorski (Senior Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union)
- Margaret K. Lewis (Professor of Law at Seton Hall University)

12:00pm ET
Panel 2: Unequal under the Law: Balancing Civil Liberties and National Security
- Nelson Dong (Partner, Head of National Security Group and Co-Head of Asia Group at Dorsey, Committee of 100 Member)
- Rep. Ted Lieu (Congressman for the 33rd District of California)
- William Tong (Attorney General for the State of Connecticut)
- Carol Lam (Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California)

12:30pm ET
Closing Remarks
- Zhengyu Huang

Sep 21, 2021 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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