The delegation from District Court for the Southern District of Texas, USA companied by Huang Xian Hong, the vice president of Ningbo Intermediate People's Court, paid a visit to Ningbo University. Professor Nie Qiuhua, the president of Ningbo University received the delegation. Professor Zheng Mengzhuang, the vice president of Ningbo University presided the welcome ceremony.
During the meeting, President Nie Qiuhua extended warm welcome to the delegation and gave a brief introduction about Ningbo University. He also announced to invite Prof. Vanessa Gilmore, Federal court judge of District Court for the Southern District of Texas to be the lecture professor of Ningbo University and hope she could often visit Ningbo University and give lectures for students. President Nie also issued the certificate and wore the badge of Ningbo University.
After the meeting, Professor Vanessa gave a lecture to the law students about the law in the United States, which brought a great opportunity for the students and teachers in law school to learn more about the law system in USA, the relations between government and court. At the end of the lecture, Professor Vanessa took some questions from the audiences.
Professor Vanessa was appointed by the President Clinton as the Federal court judge of District Court for the Southern District of Texas, who was the youngest Federal judge. Professor Vanessa’s joining in Ningbo University will facilitate the internationalization of law school, especially consolidate the academic exchange and cooperative research between our university and the District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Huston University law center.
The representatives from Foreign Affairs Office, Department of Human Resources and Law School attended the meeting.