The anticipated establishment of the National Supervision Commission—a new "fourth branch" of...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 25, 2018
The Party is making continued efforts to consolidate its position above the law and reiterate...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 9, 2017
This year’s gathering of the Two Sessions in Beijing brought early steps towards the...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 9, 2017
Following condemnation of “Western ‘constitutional democracy,’ ‘separation of powers,’ ‘judicial...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 26, 2016
Civil rights lawyer Xia Lin was sentenced last week to 12 years in jail for fraud, the harshest...
by Cindy | Sep 13, 2016
When President Xi Jinping met his American counterpart at the G20 summit in Hangzhou this month,...
by Samuel Wade | May 26, 2016
While tightening controls over foreign NGOs (INGOs) at home with a new management law which has...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 14, 2016
When Finance Minister Lou Jiwei criticized China’s Labor Contract Law for protecting workers too...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 24, 2016
China’s rulers unequivocally see the country’s legal system as an instrument of power. Those...
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