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Posts published in “Criminal Law”

A collection of documents related to criminal law and procedure. Those with images have completed translations and others may be close.


关于印发第二批指导性案例的通知 最高人民检察院 各省、自治区、直辖市人民检察院,军事检察院,新疆生产建设兵团人民检察院: 经2012年10月31日最高人民检察院第十一届检察委员会第八十一次会议审议决定,现将崔某环境监管失职案、陈某等滥用职权案、罗甲等滥用职权案、胡某等徇私舞弊不移交刑事[……] Read more

Criminal Law of the PRC 2011 (including 8th Amendment)

中华人民共和国刑法(2011年修正)       【颁布单位】全国人大常委会                        【颁布时间】2011-02-25 【生效时间】1980-01-01                            【时效性】已修正   中[……] Read more


This is a quick not-quite translation of an article that is full of interesting information about how Beijing is implementing the CPL. I just this very faithful summary in English rather than translate the original, but the increasing amount of skepticism as the article progresses is in the original. There's lots of good things happening, but plenty to work on as well.


When does speech become a crime? Does it matter if one 'speaks' across the internet instead of the mails? How about a telephone?
The SPC and SPP issued this interpretation to try and clarify some of these issues, and the results may surprise you. Be Careful what you say on your information networks, it might be well be defamation, provocation or blackmail.