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Chinas Changing Legal System: Lawyers & Judges on Civil & Criminal Law Thomas W. Simon

Chinas Changing Legal System: Lawyers & Judges on Civil & Criminal Law

Thomas W. Simon

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ISBN : 9781137452054
Hardcover
272 pages
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 About the Book 

While much international attention has been focused on Chinas developing economy, dramatic changes are also taking place in its legal system. This book is a groundbreaking, comprehensive introduction to Chinas legal system, covering the major areasMoreWhile much international attention has been focused on Chinas developing economy, dramatic changes are also taking place in its legal system. This book is a groundbreaking, comprehensive introduction to Chinas legal system, covering the major areas of both civil and criminal law. The authors present fascinating cases and balanced accounts of controversial issues, from copyright law to punishment. Individual chapters tackle issues with major international significance, such as dispelling common misunderstandings of criminal procedure in China and placing Chinas human rights record in a broader comparative context. By letting Chinese lawyers and judges speak for themselves, the author also allow readers a surprisingly candid insiders view of real life legal practice.