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Meng Hongwei and the Rule of Law With Chinese Characteristics
October 09, 2018
Meng Hongwei and the Rule of Law With Chinese Characteristics
The former Interpol chief is the latest example of China’s problematic justice system.
Meng Hongwei and the Rule of Law With Chinese Characteristics
Abrupt Detention of Meng Hongwei Further Damages China's International Reputation
October 09, 2018
Abrupt Detention of Meng Hongwei Further Damages China's International Reputation
Meng, like all other Chinese citizens, deserves procedural justice, one core value of the rule of law which China often ignores.
Abrupt Detention of Meng Hongwei Further Damages China's International Reputation
Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison, Anbang’s Founder Appeals
June 01, 2018
Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison, Anbang’s Founder Appeals
Wu Xiaohui, once a high-profile Chinese tycoon, decides to fight to the end.
Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison, Anbang’s Founder Appeals
What’s So Controversial About China’s New Anti-Corruption Body?
May 30, 2018
What’s So Controversial About China’s New Anti-Corruption Body?
Digging into the National Supervision Commission.
What’s So Controversial About China’s New Anti-Corruption Body?
China’s Detention Law: CCP Curbs Courts  
February 21, 2018
China’s Detention Law: CCP Curbs Courts  
Insights from Stanley Lubman.
China’s Detention Law: CCP Curbs Courts  
The Strange and Sad Case of Gui Minhai
January 31, 2018
The Strange and Sad Case of Gui Minhai
Months after being released, Gui, a Swedish citizen, was abruptly arrested again.
The Strange and Sad Case of Gui Minhai
The Pitfalls of Law Enforcement Cooperation With China
January 21, 2017
The Pitfalls of Law Enforcement Cooperation With China
Europe's police and judicial cooperation with China raises difficult questions, especially with regard to extradition.
The Pitfalls of Law Enforcement Cooperation With China
Interview: Jerome Cohen
September 01, 2016
Interview: Jerome Cohen
Jerome Cohen, Professor of Law at New York University, on legal reform, human rights and judicial independence in China.
Interview: Jerome Cohen
Why China Both Loves and Fears the Rule of Law
June 25, 2016
Why China Both Loves and Fears the Rule of Law
Beijing recognizes the importance of a reliable legal system, but fears the challenge lawyers could pose to the CCP.
Why China Both Loves and Fears the Rule of Law
UN Committee Urges China to Halt Torture
December 10, 2015
UN Committee Urges China to Halt Torture
A UN report finds that torture remains "deeply entrenched" in China's criminal justice system.
UN Committee Urges China to Halt Torture
Private Lending in China: Out of the Shadows?
August 12, 2015
Private Lending in China: Out of the Shadows?
A judicial interpretation from the Supreme People's Court sets out basic rules for China's "shadow banking" sector.
Private Lending in China: Out of the Shadows?
Shadow Banking Cases Threaten to Overwhelm China's Courts
June 05, 2015
Shadow Banking Cases Threaten to Overwhelm China's Courts
Disputes over private lending in China are making their way into the courts, bringing a host of legal issues.
Shadow Banking Cases Threaten to Overwhelm China's Courts
China's Master Plan for Remaking Its Courts
March 26, 2015
China's Master Plan for Remaking Its Courts
Analyzing the Supreme People's Court's outline for reforming China's courts.
China's Master Plan for Remaking Its Courts
Is China Rethinking the Death Penalty?
November 26, 2014
Is China Rethinking the Death Penalty?
Proposed reforms could continue the trend of decreasing executions in China.
Is China Rethinking the Death Penalty?
China's 4th Plenum: Rule of Law Under the Party
November 01, 2014
China's 4th Plenum: Rule of Law Under the Party
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck are joined by Shannon Tiezzi to discuss China's fourth plenum.
China's 4th Plenum: Rule of Law Under the Party
4 Things We Learned from China’s 4th Plenum
October 23, 2014
4 Things We Learned from China’s 4th Plenum
Parsing China's next steps in establishing the "rule of law."
4 Things We Learned from China’s 4th Plenum
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