National lawmakers and political advisers have engaged in heated discussions during the ongoing two sessions over draft general provisions of civil law - new statutory language that would lay a foundation for the protection of civil rights in China.
China's top judicial authorities have released reader-friendly digital versions of their annual work reports.
The Supreme People's Court has vowed in its annual work report to continue to overturn wrongful convictions and protect human rights in 2017.
China's top legislature will conduct a special inspection of school ground safety this year and study how to reduce violence at schools, a senior legislator said on Friday.
Preview of law-related topics at two sessions:1. Telecom＆Online anti-fraud campaign 2. Prevention of personal information leakage 3. Protection of rights and interests of judges
Chinese legislators will revise the law on administrative supervision to turn it into a national supervision law this year, according to a work report of the national legislature on Wednesday.
Xiong Xuanguo, vice-minister of justice, highlighted reform of the lawyer governance system from the protecting the rights of lawyers, ensuring that lawyers adhere to ethical practices, and creating brands in the lawyer profession in an interview with Legal Daily on March 4.
National lawmakers on Wednesday will start deliberating the draft general provisions of civil law, which, if adopted, will bring the country one step closer to a long-absent civil code.