Entries Tagged as 'Criminal Law'

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Death Penalty, Torture, and Criminal Justice in China

China issued new regulations on May 30 banning evidence obtained through torture or intimidation, especially in death penalty cases. Konrad Lawson of the History Department has a very nice post here which puts this in a historical and comparative contexts, and inspired me to write this post, discussing them from more of a legal perspective. The [...]

Monday, March 8th, 2010

President of China’s Bar Association requests Supreme Court to give judicial interpretation of Criminal Law Art. 306 on falsifying evidence

Yu Ning, President of China’s National Bar Association submits proposal to the Supreme Court to give judicial interpretation on Article 306 of the Criminal Law: Article 306. During the course of criminal procedure, any defender, law agent destroys, falsifies evidence, assist parties concerned in destroying, falsifying evidence, threatening, luring witnesses to contravene facts, change their [...]