• Courts urged to better serve ethnic people


    China's top court said on Feb 16 that it will take a series of measures this year to educate more ethnic judicial talent in order to solve legal disputes in regions inhabited by ethnic groups more efficiently.

  • Deepening integration between internet and court


    The deputy head of China's top court inspected internet-based case hearings and judicial reform programs on Feb 14 and 15 in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province.

  • Four cities to expand their legal jurisdiction


    The Supreme People's Court has approved intellectual property divisions in intermediate courts in four cities to allow them to exercise their jurisdiction over neighboring regions.

  • Experts urge expansion of legal aid to cover all defendants


    Lawyers and legal experts are calling on the government to expand the provision of legal aid to a larger number of defendants and provide better funding to encourage more lawyers to accept criminal defense cases.

  • Restrictions spur defaulters into action


    Nearly a million individuals and companies blacklisted for ignoring civil court rulings, including paying fines, have resolved their cases in the face of travel and business restrictions, the top court said on Feb 14.

  • China deepens legal theory study, promoting rule of law


    The head of China's top court called for the application of legal theory to real-life situations and strengthening of research into legal theories at a symposium on Feb 14 in Beijing.

  • 'Public open day' showing fighting against defaulters


    The Supreme People's Court (SPC) of China initiated a "public open day" on Feb 14 in East China's Zhejiang province, detailing the progress of dealing with individuals and companies who ignore civil court rulings.

  • SPC head calls for better judgment enforcement


    The head of China's top court reiterated the goal to "break the judgment enforcement bottleneck in the next two to three years" and protect the legitimate rights and interests of the people at a symposium on Feb 13 in Beijing.