An artificial intelligence research center for law and legal issues was unveiled in Beijing at Peking University on Friday, to explore the use of related technology and develop expertise.
Seven people involved in a high-profile telecom fraud case that led to the death of a female student were sentenced on Thursday in Jieyang, Guangdong province.
Seven people were sentenced to prison Thursday for involvement in a telecom fraud case linked to the death of a high school student last year.
Over 42,400 people were prosecuted in the first 11 months of this year on charges such as child abuse, indecency with children and child trafficking, said China's top procuratorate.
The case of a consumer watchdog group in Guangdong suing a bike-sharing company over delays in refunding users' deposits does not fall in the category of public-interest civil lawsuit the procuratorate is entitled to initiate or support.
A league of lawyers has been set up to safeguard rights of survivors of the Nanjing Massacre and promote civil litigation, according to the Memorial Hall for the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre.
China's top judicial official urged courts at all levels to improve bankruptcy trials to ensure a fair and just business environment.
Southern Chinese city of Shenzhen set up a financial court and an intellectual property (IP) court on Dec 26.