What is the best way in online litigation and digital justice? Centralized or Decentralized? Chinese courts keep exploring the best solutions in different fields.
China Trials Online
8,883 criminal cases, representing 30.63% of all criminal cases, were heard online in 2020. Online court hearings for criminal cases have become common in Shanghai courts.
In June 2021, China's Supreme Court promulgated the "Online Litigation Rules for People's Courts", marking the first nationwide rules that fully integrate online litigation technology into litigation proceedings.
Litigants living abroad are now able to access China's virtual court proceedings, according to China's Supreme Court's new policy.
The total amount of court trial broadcasts exceeds 10 million on China Judgments Online.
Do you wonder what a Chinese court is like? How is a trial proceeding in a Chinese court? Now you are able to watch the live broadcast of the court trial online.