Speaking up about the right to remain silent in the Zhang Yingying Case
Posts published by “Jeremy Daum”
Jeremy Daum is a Senior Fellow of the Yale Law School Paul Tsai China Center, based in Beijing, with over a decade of experience working in China on collaborative legal reform projects. His principal research focus is criminal procedure law, with a particular emphasis on protections of vulnerable populations such as juveniles and the mentally ill in the criminal justice system, and is also an authority on China’s ‘Social Credit System’. Jeremy has spoken about these issues at universities throughout China and in the U.S.; and has co-authored a book on U.S. Capital Punishment Jurisprudence for Chinese readers. He is also the founder and contributing editor of the collaborative translation and commentary site Chinalawtranslate.com, dedicated to improving mutual understanding between legal professionals in China and abroad.
He translates, writes, edits, does web-design, graphic design, billing, tech support, and social media outreach for China Law Translate.
China is testing new rules aimed at ensuring that all criminal defendants have access to a lawyer. This is a big deal. The criminal representation[……] Read more
China has just released a new document aimed at deterring police abuses by strictly excluding coerced confessions and other illegal evidence from criminal trials.
It won’t work.
This article is written in part as a response to my colleague Sulin Han’s recent Chinafile piece on domestic violence in China, and is an attempt capt[……] Read more
Recently, China Law Translate published a translation of new Beijing rules encouraging citizens to report potential spies and collect sizable bounties[……] Read more
This post was written in response to a provocative article by Susan Hennessey and Christopher Mirasola on the Lawfare Blog, entitled “Did China Quietl[……] Read more