tirsdag 16. februar 2016

China’s Legal Professionals, Under Limits at Home, Note Scalia’s Death

The Stars and Stripes at half-staff at the United States Embassy in Beijing on Monday was not the only sign here of the death of Antonin Scalia, the American Supreme Court justice. China venerates the idea of benevolent justice, as widespread admiration for the legendary Song dynasty Judge Bao shows, but it lacks an independent and impartial system of justice. Powerful Communist Party committees typically instruct judges how to rule in sensitive cases. Only 0.07 percent of court cases in 2013 ended in acquittalRead more  China Grants Courts Greater Autonomy on Limited Matters