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Lawyers to play bigger role in urban management and law-enforcement


The ministries of Justice and housing and urban-rural development recently released joint opinions on the participation of lawyers in urban management and law-enforcement work.

Murder suspect likely to stay in Japan, experts say


Legal experts said on Tuesday that a Chinese suspect who will stand trial in Japan after being accused of killing a Chinese woman last year is unlikely to be returned to China, but the victim's mother could file a civil lawsuit in China to demand compensation if the man is convicted.

Don't neglect public interest, courts told


Chinese courts have been ordered to increase their efforts to handle public-interest lawsuits brought by prosecuting authorities, after a successful pilot program was rolled out nationwide.

MOJ and SPC hold conference for promoting lawyer work


China’s Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and Supreme People’s Court (SPC) held a conference for the promotion of lawyer work from Nov 13 to 14 in Shanghai.

National legislature orders annulment of illegal local trademark-related ordinances


A working body of China's top legislature has ordered the annulment of a number of local trademark-related ordinances that contradict the country's trademark law.

Police detain 20 over personal information infringement


Police in east China's Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province have seized 20 people suspected of stealing more than 300,000 pieces of personal information.

Authorities arrest child abuse suspects


Shanghai police on Nov 8 arrested four suspects in a child abuse case that took place at online travel agency Ctrip's in-house day care center.

Man sentenced to death for killing woman he pursued for 8 years


A man was sentenced to death for killing the woman he had been pursuing for eight years, Hangzhou Intermediate People's Court announced on Thursday.