While the Department of Justice’s China Initiative was created to combat intellectual property theft and protect U.S. critical infrastructure and society, the initiative appears to be increasing discrimination and causing harm without materially stopping or changing China’s behavior.
Karman Lucero is currently a Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School where he works on issues related to the intersections of technology, law, and US-China relations and other issues. Before joining the Center, he worked at the Data & Society Research Institute on its Intelligence and Autonomy project, conducting research on the impact of artificial intelligence on law and society. Previously, he worked for Microsoft’s US Government Affairs Office, where he focused on issues related to artificial intelligence law and policy, telecom law and policy, and criminal justice reform. He received a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was Editor-In-Chief of the Columbia Journal of Asian Law. He earned a Bachelor's degree in history from Columbia University.
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