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Back from the Dead: Wrongful Convictions and Criminal Justice in China

He Jiahong


Through highlighting and telling the story of some real cases of wrongful conviction, this book introduces the present situation in the Chinese criminal justice system, and makes deep analysis of its problems and loopholes. Enlivened with a literary style, it is a treatise of critical legal study. Based on the case analysis and the empirical studies, the author summarizes the causes for wrongful convictions and analyzes the ten misleading zones that most affect this outcome. The author also provides update information about the changes and reforms as well as challenges of the criminal justice ... More

Keywords: China, wrongful conviction, criminal justice, judge, prosecutor, lawyer, police

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780824856618
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824856618.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

He Jiahong, author
Renmin University

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