It is illegal to fire someone for being transgender, says a Beijing court. Being one of the few reported LGBTQ cases in China, this is the first court decision to our knowledge in which the legitimate rights of transgender workers are protected.
China's judiciary comprises of courts, procuratorates, supervisory commissions, and two other governmental organs—public security organs and judicial administrative organs.
The PRC Organic Law of the People's Courts(人民法院组织法) helps us to gain a better understanding of China's court system and the internal structure of Chinese courts.
B.F.I.P.C., the most renowned court in China that has jurisdiction over foreign-related cases, can be seen as the counterpart of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York in China.
The post introduces China's performances related to Enforcing Contracts in "Doing Business 2020" published by the World Bank Group.
China has moved up 15 places from 2018 and 47 places from 2017 respectively, according to the World Bank Group's Doing Business Rank. China's Supreme Court believes that Chinese courts have made a significant contribution to that.
The Adjudication Committee Series explains how China's Supreme court has reformed this institution step by step.
When the tribunal is uncertain about an ongoing case due to its complexity, it may request other judges within the court to hold a meeting, i.e. the Judges' Meeting, to discuss the case and provide suggestions therefor.