• Livestream oversight gets stricter

    2017-07-18

    China has increased its efforts to regulate livestreaming platforms in a move to prevent the internet environment from being polluted by unhealthy or illegal information, the nation's anti-pornography office said on July 17.

  • Experts call for compensation shake-up

    2017-07-18

    In June, six months after their convictions for robbery, rape and murder were quashed on appeal, four men from Jiangxi province claimed State compensation for their wrongful conviction and imprisonment 13 years ago.

  • Dramatic rise seen in environmental lawsuits

    2017-07-14

    The number of environmental public interest cases brought by NGOs and prosecutors increased rapidly during the past 12 months as related laws and a pilot program move forward, the nation's top court said.

  • SPC head prioritizes work in presidential forum

    2017-07-14

    The head of the Supreme People’s Court prioritized three matters in a High People’s Court presidential forum held in Guiyang on July 11.

  • AI takes a look at legal evidence

    2017-07-12

    Shanghai is testing an artificial intelligence system that helps police officers, prosecutors and judges check the validity of evidence in criminal cases, as part of an effort to prevent wrongful convictions.

  • Xi: Judicial reform key to rule of law

    2017-07-11

    President Xi Jinping has urged efforts to unswervingly advance reform of the country's judicial system as it is crucial to the country's rule of law and the entire governance system.

  • Law reopens debate on detention houses

    2017-07-10

    Almost a decade ago, police in Yunnan province reported that an inmate at a detention house had died during a game of hide-and-seek. Li Qiaoming, a suspected tree thief, had actually been beaten to death by fellow inmates.

  • Judicial progress highlighted

    2017-07-08

    China has been making efforts to correct wrongful convictions and remove evidence obtained illegally over the past few years, in a move to uphold justice by regulating legal procedures, China's top court said.