criminal law

Double Jeopardy: China’s Fake Prisoners

At Slate, Geoffrey Sant describes the practice—”not common, but not rare either”, according to one police officer—of 顶罪 ding zui: hiring a body double to stand trial and serve a criminal sentence in one’s...

Designated Driving Thrives Amid Tougher Laws

The China Daily highlights the “rapidly developing yet unregulated” market for designated driving services in China, which has emerged since the government amended its Criminal Law to make drunken driving a criminal...

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