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How Chinese E-Justice works?

Chinese E-Justice(informationization of the court, 法院信息化)has become the two most important tasks of Chinese courts besides the judicial reform.

How Judicial Discipline Works in China?

Improving the judicial accountability system, one of the most important measures in Chinese judicial reform, is supposed to hold judges accountable for life for cases they handle and to effectively discipline judges for misconduct. Prior to this, Chinese judges were never subject to such strict requirements.

The Roles of Chinese Court Presidents

Compared with their counterparts in other countries, the court presidents in China play a far more complicated role. They have to act as excellent administrators and politicians before acting as legal experts.

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.