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Lawyers and criminals get right to meet privately

Lawyers in China will be allowed to meet privately with clients who are convicted criminals and serving time in prison, according to a recently revised regulation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 22:43:39

China to enhance supervision of village affairs

China's central authorities have called for the setting up of supervisory commissions on village affairs, according to a guideline released Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/4 18:09:57

Top legislator requires promotion of Constitution spirit

China's top legislator has called for better promotion of the principle underlying rule of law that the Constitution and the law are above everything else and that everyone is equal before the law.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/4 16:15:18

China to legislate on pre-school education

China will push for legislation on pre-school education to a provide legal guarantee for the operation and management of such institutions, Vice Minister of Education Tian Xuejun said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 15:19:26

27 sentenced for mafia-style crime in NW China

Twenty-seven people in northwest China's Shaanxi Province were sentenced to prison for terms up to life for involvement in a mafia-style gang, a local court said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 15:18:55

China cracks down on smuggling

Chinese customs handled 2,773 cases related to smuggling in the first 10 months, as part of a campaign against smuggling, a spokesman said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/30 15:06:43

New York law firms probe scandal-hit early education company

At least two New York law firms have started investigations into RYB Education, a provider of pre-school education in China, after allegations of child abuse at one of its Beijing kindergartens sent shock waves through Chinese society.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/26 20:58:40

China's courts use big data to modernize justice system

China's Chief Justice Zhou Qiang has called on the country's courts to make full use of big data to modernize the justice system, the People's Court Daily reported Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/25 20:18:42

Chinese police probe 20-billion-yuan underground bank trade

Police in south China's Guangdong Province said Wednesday that six people have been detained for underground bank trading, suspected to be worth 20 billion yuan (about 3 billion US dollars).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:16:31

China to step up property rights protection

China will step up protection of property rights to provide sustained impetus for economic development, according to a statement following a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/23 8:16:03

Court sentences lawyer Jiang Tianyong to 2 years for State subversion

A court in Central China's Hunan Province sentenced a Chinese lawyer to two years in jail Tuesday for inciting subversion of State power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 21:38:40

Red Notice fugitive repatriated from Myanmar

A fugitive suspected of corruption has been caught in Myanmar and returned to China, the discipline inspection authority of Zhejiang Province said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 16:10:43

Court sentences lawyer Jiang Tianyong to 2 years for State subversion

A court in Central China's Hunan Province sentenced a Chinese lawyer to two years in jail Tuesday for inciting State subversion.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/21 13:58:44

China expands smart court system

China's court system intranet has been extended to 3,523 local courts and 9,277 tribunals across China, enabling all judicial officers to receive the same information when doing legal work, according to an official from China's supreme court.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/19 20:15:28

Chinese courts accept over 800 public interest litigations in 2 years

Chinese courts have dealt with 831 public interest litigation cases initiated by procuratorates over the past two years, with 455 of them resolved, the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/15 1:10:32

Chinese senior legislator under investigation

Meng Wei, vice chairman of the Environment Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of the 12th National People's Congress, is being investigated for severe disciplinary violations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/10 19:04:35

China publishes draft supervision law to solicit public opinion

China's top legislature on Tuesday published the draft law on supervision to solicit public opinion.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 7:48:40

Cross-border drug gang busted in SW China

Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province have busted a cross-border drug trafficking ring and detained five suspects.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/7 13:32:02