Time for something new? The position of the judiciary in China

Time for something new? The position of the judiciary in China

‘Destroy the old world, forge a new one’, was the slogan under which during the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) besides countless artifacts, paintings, and ancient buildings, all law books in China were destroyed. This was Mao Zedong’s way to declare all previously existing Chinese law obsolete. During this period the judiciary system was systematically demolished, courthouses were dismantled and legal scholars… Read more →