• Retrial begins for high-profile defendant in Yunnan


    On Monday the Yunnan High People's Court retried a high-profile case involving Sun Xiaoguo, who received the death penalty for multiple crimes but later had his sentence reduced to 20 years in prison due to the wrongful application of laws.

  • Man found guilty of sexual assault on another male


    Judicial and sexuality specialists approved of the penalty handed down in a Beijing court to a man who sexually assaulted another man, as it reflected progress in the rule of law and met the needs of social development.

  • Demolition killer loses death sentence appeal


    A villager who killed two men in eastern China during an argument over the demolition of his house has lost an appeal against his suspended death sentence.

  • Huawei wins a victory in Samsung patent dispute


    Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has scored a point in its patent dispute in China with its rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.

  • Court rehears crime case


    The Second Circuit of the Supreme People's Court is rehearing a case after three defendants claimed that the evidence for their convictions was insufficient and the legal procedures were wrong.

  • 4 arrested in scam that led to death


    Four suspects have been arrested by police for alleged involvement in a high-profile telecom scam linked to the death of a new college recruit, the Ministry of Public Security said on Friday.