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12 Jul 2012, 9:57 am by rmorgan
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, May 30, 2012 In theory, CCP members who commit crimes will be turned over to the procuracy or police and the courts for criminal prosecution after initially being punished internally by the party’s own Commissions for Discipline Inspection. In practice, this happens in only a small minority of [...] [read post]
21 Dec 2012, 11:57 am by Administrator
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, November 19, 2012 The Wukan events and the lack of progress a year after they first arose suggests the extent to which the protests, the institutions involved and the stark policy issues confronting the Party-state present major challenges to China’s new leadership. [read post]
10 Sep 2012, 3:48 pm by Mohana Kute
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, August 7, 2012 On July 23rd in Guizhou province, lawyers obtained a partial victory for some of the defendants accused of involvement in organized crime. Not all the accused were as fortunate…. This case shows Chinese criminal procedure at its worst. It exposes extensive cooperation [...] [read post]
10 Sep 2012, 3:48 pm by Mohana Kute
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, August 7, 2012 On July 23rd in Guizhou province, lawyers obtained a partial victory for some of the defendants accused of involvement in organized crime. Not all the accused were as fortunate…. This case shows Chinese criminal procedure at its worst. It exposes extensive cooperation between police and [...] [read post]
7 Sep 2012, 3:15 pm by Mohana Kute
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, July 16, 2012 The Shifang protests…. may augur both a growing public anger over environmental degradation and a rise of political activism among China’s younger generation—trends that could lead in turn to an increase in legal challenges to the arbitrary behavior of local governments. [read post]
19 Jun 2012, 10:23 am by rmorgan
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, China Realtime Report, May 14, 2012 The illegal harassment of Chen Guangcheng and the reign of Bo Xilai in Chongqing each in their own way signal the fundamental weakness of Chinese law and the extent to which it serves as a tool to maintain the [...] [read post]
9 May 2011, 12:02 pm by Tiffany Chiao
The Wall Street Journal, April 4, 2011 by Stanley Lubman http://on.wsj.com/fy5CdE The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) does not intend to loosen its authoritarian grip on Chinese society or to soften the party-state’s determined suppression of democracy advocates. [read post]
27 Aug 2012, 2:13 pm by Mohana Kute
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, July 4, 2012 Two recent incidents involving officials’ violence against women call attention to the violation of citizens’ rights by local governments and the weakness of remedies for citizens under Chinese law. Both cases also dramatize the harshness of the one-child policy and the abortions that are often [...] [read post]
29 May 2012, 9:55 am by rmorgan
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, China Realtime Report, April 26, 2012 While the Wukan rebellion was seen by some as an encouraging symbol of protest, it may ultimately be remembered as a failure…. several hundred villagers in Zhejiang province protested uncompensated land seizures for a month, leading to three arrests. Earlier this month, [...] [read post]
16 May 2012, 4:25 pm by rmorgan
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, China Realtime Report, April 12, 2012 The problems largely stem from Bo’s “smash the black” campaign, a furious effort to crackdown on corruption and organized crime carried about by former Chongqing police chief Wang Lijun that, by all accounts, involved misuse of both the courts and the police. [read post]
25 Apr 2012, 2:33 pm by rmorgan
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, March 26, 2012 The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) continues to tighten its grasp on the legal profession with Ministry of Justice (MOJ) announcing that every new Chinese lawyer must now swear an oath of allegiance to the party. The oath is yet another ominous step in a continuing [...] [read post]
25 Apr 2012, 2:29 pm by rmorgan
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, March 21, 2012 One draft of the amendment to the Law had provided that the police could hold suspects incommunicado and in secret locations. The provision was later omitted after a considerable amount of public debate that was marked by strong criticism by human rights activists and legal [...] [read post]
19 Jun 2012, 10:23 am by rmorgan
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, China Realtime Report, May 14, 2012 The illegal harassment of Chen Guangcheng and the reign of Bo Xilai in Chongqing each in their own way signal the fundamental weakness of Chinese law and the extent to which it serves as a tool to maintain the Party’s control of [...] [read post]
19 Mar 2014, 12:36 pm by berklawnews
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, February 25, 2014 “China’s new leadership has signaled that fundamental changes to the country’s legal system are not on the table. But a brief document, largely ignored in the English-speaking world until recently, suggests high-level support for limited, but important, reforms.” [read post]
18 Apr 2012, 10:46 am by rmorgan
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, China Real Time Report, March 6, 2012 Welcome revisions include the requirement of judicial supervision of compulsory psychiatric treatment for criminal suspects, the introduction of pretrial hearings and plea bargaining, and the exclusion of evidence obtained by illegal means. Controversial provisions include one that would permit the police [...] [read post]
27 Jan 2011, 1:01 pm by Tiffany Chiao
The Wall Street Journal, China Real Time Report, December 24, 2010 by Stanley Lubman http://on.wsj.com/gzFbbW The ferocity of the Chinese party-state’s war on protesters, dissenters and activists will continue in the near future, and recent events demonstrate that it is increasingly determined to seek international support for its domestic actions. [read post]
14 Feb 2011, 9:54 am by Tiffany Chiao
The Wall Street Journal, China Real Time Report, January 13, 2011 by Stanley Lubman http://on.wsj.com/etaEqE Although China formally rejects the American concept of controlling government by checks and balances, the enforcement of administrative laws to protect citizen rights raises the possibility of “a distinctly Chinese version of constitutionalism.” [read post]
22 Feb 2012, 9:44 am by rmorgan
The Wall Street Journal, China Real Time Report, January 24, 2012 by Stanley Lubman http://on.wsj.com/xRj6Xo A new dispute over access to accounting information on U.S.-listed Chinese companies should give American investors pause…. Sovereignty should not be used as a cover for inadequate financial transparency. [read post]
16 Oct 2013, 1:26 pm by Mohana Kute
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2013 Beijing has launched a multi-pronged offensive against online criticism of current policies and institutions that includes a propaganda campaign, arrests, and a duplicative new legal rule that attempts to justify the response and deter future online critiques. This call to battle is not new, but its codification in legal dress is disturbing and represents a magnified threat to online discussion and dissent in China. [read post]
30 Oct 2013, 1:17 pm by Mohana Kute
Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, China Real Time Report, October 15, 2013 Instead of mild hopes for return to religious belief, China would be better served with a strong rule of law to fill the moral vacuum. Unfortunately, with economic reform as the primary current task, major law reforms are not on the agenda. [read post]