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NCJ Number: 229570 Find in a Library
Title: Adjudication and Legal Reforms in Contemporary China
Journal: Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice  Volume:26  Issue:1  Dated:February 2010  Pages:36-52
Author(s): LiYing Li; Yue Ma
Date Published: February 2010
Page Count: 17
Document: HTML (Publisher Site)
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article examines the recent and historical developments of China's legal system.
Abstract: China has undergone unprecedented legal reforms in the past three decades in an attempt to restore and reconstruct its legal system. This article provides an overview of the historical and recent developments of the legal system in China. It also discusses important issues such as judicial independence, criminal processes, legal representation, and professionalism among judicial officers. References (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): China; Foreign laws; Judicial process; Legal system; Reform; Sentencing/Sanctions
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