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Jingyao Settles #MeToo Case Against Liu Qiangdong

Just two days before the civil trial of one of China’s biggest #MeToo cases was scheduled to begin, the two sides announced on Saturday that the case had been settled for an undisclosed sum. Liu Jingyao, the plaintiff, had...

Suit Latest Pro-democracy Move in China (+Bloggers Reactions)

From Over the past few months, China has seen a rise in dissenting voices protesting against one-party rule and calls for democratic reform and the boycotting of the state TV broadcaster. The latest dissident to...

Rules Seen as Setback to Justice in China – Mitchell Landsberg

From LA Times: New rules quietly adopted in China are likely to have a chilling effect on lawyers who represent political protesters, Human Rights Watch warns in a report being released in Hong Kong today. The report, “A Great Danger for Lawyers,” charges that the rule of law in China has been sharply curbed by […]

Is the rule of law coming to China? – Trudy Rubin

From the Miami Herald: One of the most exciting developments in China is the rising awareness at the grass-roots level that ordinary people have legal rights. Chinese law has long been used as a tool to help the Communist Party control the people; call it rule by law, not rule of law. But the country’s […]

Wang Hexiao: Lawyer Says HuaBei Expressway is ‘not express’

From Beijing Today, via the Chinese Law Prof Blog: Lawyer Pang Biao brought a lawsuit to Daxing District Court of the People’s Republic of China against HuBei Expressway Co. ltd on May 9, because it took him nearly two hours to get through the whole JingJinTang expressway which is operated by the company, instead of […]



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