Tag Archives: criminal justice

New Trial for Toll Road Scofflaw

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Looks like that farmer who received a life sentence because he owed a huge amount in highway toll fees will get a retrial. Good news for him, maybe bad news for Rule of Law.

Mississippi Burning and China’s Suihide Problem

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Police chief or deputy chief should resign if any prisoner under his jurisdiction dies in prison without adequate reasons in central China’s Henan Province, according to a new regulation of the provincial public security bureau. Police officers directly involved in torture or forcing confessions shall be prosecuted in accordance with the law, the new rule…

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Bullet to the Back of the Head Out, Community Corrections In

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This year . . . a total of 180,000 convicts spent Lantern Festival, which fell last Sunday, at home rather than in jail, thanks to the community correction program. China started to trial run the program in 2003 in Beijing and Shanghai, then extended it to 27 provinces. Having fulfilled their compulsory education and services,…

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