• NPC deputy makes motion on National Mishandled Case Warning Day


    Zhang Liyong, a deputy to the National People’s Congress and president of Henan High People's Court, submitted an NPC motion about to set "National Mishandled Case Warning Day”.

  • NPC deputy Cai Ning proposes fixed-term imprisonment ceiling


    Cai Ning, National People’s Congress deputy as well as chief procurator of the People’s Procuratorate of Henan province proposed to increase the upper limit of fixed-term imprisonment for criminal offences from fifteen years to twenty years.

  • Post-80s judge 'battle-hardened' against corrupt officials


    When talking about open trials of cases involving corrupt officials, Jiang Wei, a post-80s judge from a court in Beijing has had more experiences than almost anybody else.

  • Political adviser: keep promoting the rule of law


    For law professor Hou Xinyi, the designation of Constitution Day in 2014 was the culmination of his years of efforts.

  • Lawyer wants disclosure of officials' assets


    Han Deyun started his law career in 1994, the year when China began to allow private law firms to operate, after quitting his teaching job at a law university in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality. "Thanks to the reform and opening-up policy, I had the chance to become a professional lawyer," said Han.

  • Self-taught senior gains man’s freedom


    After twenty three years in prison, Chen Man was acquitted of homicide and set free. When he arrived home and saw his parents again, he expressed gratitude to Cheng Shirong saying that “Cheng is my second mother and I will remember her all my life and reward her kindness”.

  • Professor works for women's rights


    China's first Anti-Domestic Violence Law came into force on March 1, 2016, bringing domestic violence under legal supervision so that people, especially women, can say "no" to it.

  • Public participation key for rule of law, says expert


    The law should protect the rights of citizens to carry out charity and public services, which can be achieved only through the wide participation of citizens in the process of legislation, said Yang Tuan, a researcher on social policy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.