Chinese courts accept nearly 12.3 mln new cases in H1

Source:Xinhua Published: 2018/8/6 8:34:43

Courts across China accepted nearly 12.3 million new cases in the first half of the year, according to the Supreme People's Court (SPC).

By June 30, the country had 124,000 judges, with each having accepted around 100 cases on average since the beginning of the year. The number of cases accepted per judge in Beijing, Chongqing and Zhejiang Province averaged more than 150.

Courts nationwide concluded 9.53 million cases in the first six months, up 4.41 percent year-on-year, with each judge handling 76.8 cases.

The six circuit courts of the SPC, one each in Shenzhen, Shenyang, Nanjing, Zhengzhou, Chongqing and Xi'an, accepted 7,873 new cases in the six months, accounting for 68.5 percent of new SPC cases.

During the same period, the circuit courts closed 6,140 cases, taking up 69 percent of cases closed by the SPC.

By July 31, courts across the country made public more than 49.46 million judgement documents on China Judgements Online, China's court document website, drawing more than 18 billion views.

The website for livestreaming trials showed more than 1.22 million trials, receiving 8.3 billion views.

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