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The country's top judge said on Feb 5 that courts across the country must improve the quality of case hearings and rulings to effectively avoid wrongful convictions and better protect human rights.
Government departments should send representatives to attend case hearings when the authorities are taken to court, according to a judicial interpretation released on Wednesday by China's top court.
Chinese courts made rapid improvements in 2017 in the way they are using IT to streamline legal proceedings for judicial clerks, lawyers and litigants, according to a new report.
China aims to build a national public legal service system by 2020 that covers all groups in both urban and rural areas, the Ministry of Justice said Thursday.
A senior Chinese official stressed Friday the importance of the crackdown on IPR infringement and counterfeit products.
Since it began operating last year, China's first online court has been instrumental in accelerating the judicial process.
Judicial authorities have been told to re-examine potentially wrongful property rights cases and avoid misconduct to protect the legitimate rights of property owners.