Chinese customs staff and police officers have caught 13 suspects and seized more than 5,200 pieces of smuggled mink fur, local authorities said Saturday.
The judicial interpretations published on Nov 13 provide that medical organizations needn’t compensate patients who are harmed from emergency treatments by doctors while have no access to opinions from immediate relatives.
A white paper issued by China's State Council Information Office on Dec 15 said the country has promoted law-based administration to protect the people's legitimate rights and interests.
Zhang Jun, China’s minister of Justice presided over a conference on the implementation of legal publicity responsibility on Dec 14 in Beijing.
The rights of lawyers to work free from harassment or threats have been bolstered by the establishment of a mechanism designed to provide rapid responses and solutions to complaints, according to Jiang Min, a spokesman for the All China Lawyers Association.
The Ministry of Justice has issued a regulation to protect lawyers' rights to arrange meetings with clients who are serving prison sentences, the authorities said on Monday.
A hotline specializing in solving disputes involving social workers in Beijing has been in operation since Tuesday, according to a law firm in charge of the project.
Five suspects, who have worked at a Shanghai day care center, have been arrested on charges of child abuse, local prosecutors said Wednesday.