Innovation Through Intimidation: An Empirical Account of Defamation Litigation in China – Benjamin L. Liebman

From Harvard International Law Journal, via SSRN (link): Abstract: This article examines 223 recent defamation cases in China. Empirical analysis of claims and outcomes reveals that defamation litigation is developing on two tracks. Track-one cases are brought by public officials, government and Communist Party entities, and corporations to restrict and silence the increasingly autonomous Chinese […]

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