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Miss Yuxin Li

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Member of the Durham Law School  
PhD candidate in Durham CELLS (Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences)  


LLB (Hons), LLM

Yuxin is a PhD candidate at Durham Law School. She completed her undergraduate degree in Law at Durham University. While studying for her LLM degree at University College London, she became one of the deputy editor-in-chiefs at China America Law Review in which she was able to publish articles on its official social media account and helped other editors copyedit articles. She started her PhD in October 2022.

Current Research

Supervised by Professor Shaun Pattinson and Dr Samantha Halliday, her PhD research is exploring the criteria that Chinese law may impose on people who wish to access assisted reproductive technologies. This project will analyse the legal and cultural positions in China, the UK, a few states of the United States and Thailand. The project will make use of different moral theories to advance its thesis and develop a regime which reflects societal values and resolves legal problems.