Courts as legislators: Supreme People’s Court interpretations and procedural reforms
Courts in China today often act like legislative bodies, making law by issuing interpretations of laws that are binding on the courts. The general trend in China has been towards more transparency and greater public participation in legislative law-making and administrative rulemaking processes. In contrast, the judicial interpretation process is less transparent, with significantly less room for public participation.
The SPC should give teeth to the general reform recommendations i...Expand abstract
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