Tag Archives: litigation

But I Thought Chinese People Are Not Litigious

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Over the course of my China law career, I’ve heard an endless series of statements from both foreigners and Chinese insisting that the “sue first, ask questions later” attitude in the U.S./UK just doesn’t apply to the PRC’s harmonious society. I learned early on that this conclusion is rubbish. Here’s more evidence to back me…

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Have Pity on the Poor Judges

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New SPC report: court cases increased by at least 25 percent from 2005 to 2009, but the total number of judges remained almost unchanged.

Get Thee to a China Tort Litigator

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Recommendation and brief comment on a recent post by Charlie McElwee at China Environmental Law. I’ve probably been remiss in saying that this blog is one of the best issue-focused China blogs out there. Very substantive and thorough. It helps to be either a law or environmental wonk. Note that Charlie works for a competitor,…

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