What does it mean when between trial and sentencing in a controversial, politically and ethnically-charged criminal case, the nation’s highest court, highest prosecutors’ office and highest police authority jointly release an opinion that essentially says the case is being handled incorrectly?
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.
The State Internet Information Office, which was recently authorized to take a more active role in administering internet content and also made waves in releasing new rules for instant messaging services , has continued the Clean Neat 2014 campaign against online pornography and unlawful materials.
A review of a recent Chinese investigative report into public opinion on incidents of police firearms use.
As it seems that some people don't enjoy reading translated legislation, here is a brief synopsis of the new SPC rules for accepting party supervision of cases in the Chinese courts.
The newest information on Shanghais Judicial Reform Pilot Project Plan.