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Domestic Judges and International Law in the Practice of China

Mr. Ma Xinmin (马新明), Deputy Director-General of the Department of Treaty and Law of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of P.R.C., introduced the important role of the Chinese judges in ensuring the compliance and clarification of the rules of international law and promoting international judicial cooperation and the codification of international law.

The Hierarchical Chinese Courts

Chinese courts at various levels, to some extent, are part of the administrative bodies in the national hierarchy, rather than just a judicial organ with the sole responsibility of adjudicating cases.

Big Data on Chinese Lawyers

The Ministry of Justice of China recently released a series of data on Chinese lawyers as of the end of 2017, including the number of lawyers, the number of lawsuits in which they acted as agents, and the number of clients they provided services for.