Speaking up about the right to remain silent in the Zhang Yingying Case
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
One major innovation in China’s Domestic Violence Law[i] is the written warning (告诫书) system, which allows for state intervention in domestic violence[……] Read more
Three years ago I wrote about new restrictions on the speech and conduct of Chinese lawyers. Leaked revisions of the lawyers’ professional code of con[……] 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