Not so very long after the products of China’s Third Plenum left many of those hoping for more overt court reform wanting, the Supreme People’s Court has released its own opinion on preventing wrongful cases, which encapsulates and reinforces much of what the Court has been saying since new president ZHOU Qiang took office in March this year. Judicial Independence, procedural justice, and the exclusion of illegally acquired evidence are all prominently featured.
This walkthrough will guide you through it. […]
This is a CLT original article designed to address some of the unclear and confusing points that I noticed in the online and print coverage of the recent judicial interpretation. I hope that it helps clarify rather than add to the confusion. […]
This is a quick not-quite translation of an article that is full of interesting information about how Beijing is implementing the CPL. I just this very faithful summary in English rather than translate the original, but the increasing amount of skepticism as the article progresses is in the original. There’s lots of good things happening, but plenty to work on as well. […]
中华人民共和国刑事诉讼法 （1979年7月1日第五届全国人民代表大会第二次会议通过 根据1996年3…