Entries from March 2010

Monday, March 15th, 2010

[UPDATED] Court System in China – Is It Changing?

“The effectiveness of using the court [against officials] is difficult to judge. The regime does not recognize the separation of powers between the judicial and executive branches, and local officials commonly intrude on court decisions. This practice especially applies to cases dealing with corruption of government officials. The defendants, who often have well-established social networks, […]

Monday, March 8th, 2010

President of China’s Bar Association requests Supreme Court to give judicial interpretation of Criminal Law Art. 306 on falsifying evidence

Yu Ning, President of China’s National Bar Association submits proposal to the Supreme Court to give judicial interpretation on Article 306 of the Criminal Law: Article 306. During the course of criminal procedure, any defender, law agent destroys, falsifies evidence, assist parties concerned in destroying, falsifying evidence, threatening, luring witnesses to contravene facts, change their […]