The Supreme People's Court has agreed to review the rape conviction of a man who was sentenced to life in prison more than a decade ago.
He Xianxiang has become a well-known figure on Chinese social media since he posted details of the 170,000 yuan ($24,630) fee he was charged for expert testimony in a civil dispute.
After graduating from college in 1985, I started work in the evidence identification department of the Public Security Bureau in Jinhua, Zhejiang province.
I majored in biology at Northwest University in Shaanxi province, but after graduation I worked as a manager at a pharmaceutical company for about 10 years.
Third-party judicial appraisal institutes face strict new regulations after a businessman sparked a social media storm by posting details of the sky-high fee he was charged for verification of evidence required for a court case.
In an effort to protect national security, China has strengthened its oversight of foreigners and foreign organizations involved in geological surveys or mapping in the country, according to the top legislature.
Problems that arose in the past related to administrative disputes have been alleviated, according to a report released on Thursday by a Beijing court.
Chinese authorities will establish mechanisms to respond quickly to cases that harm attorneys' professional rights, the Ministry of Justice said on Wednesday.