In the Shadow of the Rising Dragon

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“In the Shadow of the Rising Dragon: Stories of Repression in the New China” looks into China’s human rights conditions. Foreword by Jerome A. Cohen. [...]

Environmental Litigation in China

Rachel Stern Book

Rachel Stern’s “Environmental Litigation in China: A Study in Political Ambivalence” takes a look at China’s environmental rights movement and more. [...]

U.S.-China Death Penalty Reform Casebook

DP Casebook

The U.S.-Asia Law Institute (USALI) is excited to announce the website launch of the U.S.-China Death Penalty Reform Project. [...]

Criminal Justice in China: From the Gang of Four to Bo Xilai (Human Rights Watch)

This is the first of six Human Rights Watch-Commissioned commentaries by outside experts on the trajectory of legal reform in China. [...]

天堂不撤守-馬總統,請推動司法為民的改革!

上個星期,馬總統的第二任期已滿一年。對於這位「法律人」出身、擔任過法務部長的總統,筆者有高度的期許,在過去五年中筆者曾以〈馬總統的司法考卷〉、〈肩承司改責任,對法律人總統的期待〉等文章,希望他在任期內司法改革有大幅的進展。我們慶幸改革的齒輪是往前推行中,例如定罪率提高、《妥速審判法》與《法官法》的制定、人民觀審制試行、公職律師考試制度等等,但是在積陳已久的司法結構性問題上,漸進治標式的「修改」實在不夠, 總統必須果敢地推動以使用者取向治本的司法「改革」才是 。 [...]