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Provisions on Achieving Prevention of Unjust, False and Wrongfully Decided Cases 0 (0)

Central Political-Legal Commission on Preventing Wrongful Criminal Cases

Walkthrough for SPC Opinion on Wrongful Cases 0 (0)

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.

SPC Opinion on Completing Systems for Prevention of Wrongful Cases 0 (0)

The SPC is making rules and making them clear--- well, clear with Chinese characteristics. This document lays out the rules for increasing case-handling quality and trying to make sure cases get decided based on the facts and evidence by an independent judicirary. Do they go far enough?

Deputy Chief Prosecutor of SPP, Zhu Xiaoqing response on Wrongful Convictions 0 (0)

The SPC's Executive Vice-president, Shen Deyong, made waves saying that for the sake preventing wrongful convictions , it would be better to let an guilty man walk than have an innocent man be punished. The SPP's Deputy-Chief, Zhu Xiaoqing says not on his watch, citing the unrealistic pressures this would put on police and prosecutors, and the unintended ways it would impact their behavior.

SPC Executive Vice-President Shen Deyong on wrongful cases 0 (0)

What will it take to stop wrongful convictions in China? SPC Executive Vice-president Shen Deyong thinks it might take letting some innocent people walk, and allowing lawyers to play a fuller role. What do you think?

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