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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.

Blog Post on Ex Parte Communications

While working on another project, I recently had an opportunity to consider ex parte communications between judges and parties or their representatives in China. While many in practice say that such contact is common, the question of whether it is lawful proved to be less obvious.

Thoughts on Ilham Tohti and Terror

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?

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