China’s Legal Profession: Judges and Lawyers

Under China’s unique political and legal system and social structure, it is interesting to see what occupational role Chinese legal profession is playing, how is their way of life, and what are the public views on this. China Justice Observer (CJO) will present the observation and analysis of Chinese legal profession on themselves.

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.

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.