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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Chinese high court announced anti-corruption rules for judges

On January 27, 2010, the Chinese Supreme People's Court (SPC) announced new anti-corruption rules in an effort to increase public confidence in the rule of law. The new regulations prohibited various activities including accepting bribes, having sex with litigants, intimidation and intentionally prolonging court proceedings, with punishments ranging from demerits to removal.

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Learn more about efforts to combat corruption in China from the JURIST news archive.

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