The ringleader of a telecom fraud gang blamed in the death of a promising young student in East China has been sentenced to life in prison.
The trial of suspected serial killer Gao Chengyong got underway on Tuesday behind closed doors in Gansu province.
Nian Bin spent eight years on death row after being wrongfully convicted of killing two children with poison in 2006. In August 2014, he was exonerated and freed by an appeals court, which said the evidence produced at his trial had been insufficient to guarantee a lawful conviction.
China has increased its efforts to regulate livestreaming platforms in a move to prevent the internet environment from being polluted by unhealthy or illegal information, the nation's anti-pornography office said on Monday.
A suspected serial killer charged with multiple counts of homicide, rape, robbery and mutilating corpses will stand trial in Baiyin, Gansu province, on Tuesday.
The head of the Supreme People’s Court prioritized three matters in a High People’s Court presidential forum held in Guiyang on July 11.
The number of environmental public interest cases brought by NGOs and prosecutors increased rapidly during the past 12 months as related laws and a pilot program move forward, the nation's top court said.
President Xi Jinping has urged efforts to unswervingly advance reform of the country's judicial system as it is crucial to the country's rule of law and the entire governance system.