• Top court aids victims of domestic violence


    Chinese courts are expected to moderately reduce the burden of proof on domestic violence victims when they apply for personal safety protection orders, an official of China's top court said.

  • Enhanced system to aid in foreign finance cases


    Shanghai will enhance its legal systems with new measures to improve litigation of financial disputes involving foreign parties, according to the Shanghai High People's Court as it unveiled a 24-article policy on Monday.

  • Courts step up human rights protection


    The protection of human rights in China's judicial system has been effectively strengthened by the rule of law in the past eight years through the intensification of case supervision and strict regulation of criminal procedures.

  • SPC head urges higher quality in intellectual property trial work


    Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court, required courts to strengthen intellectual property right (IPR) protection and give full play to their trial function so as to provide stronger judicial service and guarantees for implementing the innovation-driven development strategy, building strength in science and getting off to a good start in fully building a modern socialist China.

  • Shanghai court releases report on online shopping disputes


    A report released by the Shanghai No 1 Intermediate People's Court on Tuesday shows that consumers' demands for merchants to bear punitive damages were supported by the court in more than half of the 112 online shopping contract disputes that had a verdict in the past three years.

  • Courts in Shenzhen granted authority to better protect IPR


    Courts in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, are being encouraged with a set of new judicial measures to protect new-type intellectual property rights in an innovative manner.

  • China issues revised guideline on penalty measurement procedures


    China has released a revised guideline to improve the procedures in the meting out of punishment and ensure justice and transparency in the measurement of penalties.

  • 20 of China's most-wanted suspects for economic crimes in US


    Half of China's 40 most-wanted economic crime suspects are in the United States, an article posted on the website of the country's top anti-graft watchdogs said on Saturday.