Chinese Courts Facing Litigation Explosion

Chinese courts have been facing a litigation explosion in the recent five years, which has caused work overload to judges. Dealing with litigation explosion has now become one of the top priorities for the supreme court and local courts in China.

How Chinese Judges Think

In trial activities, a Chinese judge will consider what kind of legal effect, social effect and political effect that may be incurred by a judgment to determine how to make a judgment.

Why Chinese Courts Put so Much Emphasis on Enforcement of Civil Judgments?

Why should Chinese courts try to resolve the enforcement predicament of civil judgments in two to three years (i.e., 2016-2018)? Justice Zhou Qiang (周强), president of China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC), explained this in a report on 24 October 2018, and introduced what the Chinese courts did for this.