For a long time, Chinese courts have assigned cases to judges by their own dedicated personnel. Now, Chinese courts are trying to replace the traditional practice with a random case assignment mechanism.
China’s Supreme People's Court (SPC) is prompting judges to explain their reasons as carefully as possible in judgment writing.
Chinese courts have developed a performance appraisal system to measure judges’ performance. If you want to establish reasonable expectations about how Chinese judges hear cases, the role of this system should not be overlooked.
Sun, 06 Jan 2019 Insights
The most important difference between litigation and arbitration in China is that judges and arbitrators have different ways of thinking.
The protection of the personal rights of Chinese judges is one of the most concerned issues for them. From an investigation report made by Longyan Intermediate People's Court of Fujian Province, we can learn that the personal rights of Chinese judges are often violated. Now, the SPC is working hard to solve this problem.
In recent years, Chinese judges have become increasingly dissatisfied with their profession, and some have chosen to leave. Why？