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169 ABA Journal China articles.

China arm of King & Wood Mallesons explains collapse of European offices

The China management committee of King & Wood Mallesons has used a social media app to post a critique of failures that led to the demise of the European…

Chinese human rights lawyer has been tortured in prison, his legal team says

Chinese human rights lawyer Xie Yang signed a false confession in detention in China after his captors beat him, deprived him of sleep and forced him into painful positions, according…

Chinese lawyer Wang Yu given ABA International Human Rights Award in absentia

ABA leaders and members of China’s community of dissidents-in-exile living in the United States packed a meeting room at the Moscone West convention center in San Francisco on Saturday morning…

Chinese human rights lawyer is sentenced to prison

A Chinese human rights lawyer will go to prison on a charge of subverting state power.

The lawyer, Zhou Shifeng, was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday, the…

Detained Chinese human rights lawyer who is due to receive ABA award issues ‘confession’

A jailed Chinese human rights lawyer who is due to receive the ABA’s first International Human Rights Award in absentia has reportedly been released on bail after delivering a videotaped…

Detained Chinese lawyer to receive inaugural ABA International Human Rights Award

The ABA has chosen detained Chinese lawyer Wang Yu to receive its first International Human Rights Award.

The ABA announced the award on Friday, one year after Wang was detained…

Solving Mysteries: Lawyers play detective in legal writing
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. begins his dissenting opinion from a denial of cert in Pennsylvania v. Dunlap this way:

China puts foreign groups under police supervision and requires them to find Chinese sponsors

China has passed a new law requiring foreign nongovernmental organizations—known as NGOs—to register with police and to find official Chinese sponsors.

The law passed Thursday amid criticism by Western governments…

SCOTUS antitrust ruling against dentists raises questions about lawyers’ regulatory structures
The organized bar is feeling pain from a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that a regulatory board for the dental profession in North Carolina doesn't have state-action immunity in a Federal…
Detained Chinese rights lawyer is allowed to leave for US

A detained Chinese law professor who pushed for the adoption of a jury system in China has been allowed to leave the country for the United States.

Charges were dropped…

China’s latest crackdown on lawyers is unprecedented, human rights monitors say
The attacks published in China's state-sponsored news media pulled no punches. Wang Yu is an "arrogant convict of a woman," screamed an op-ed article in one major newspaper. Wang Yu…
Letter from international legal community condemns arrests of Chinese lawyers

Prominent lawyers and former judges joined with presidents of international bar associations in condemning in a Monday letter the recent arrests of Chinese lawyers and associates.

“You have repeatedly…

Several Chinese lawyers are arrested; state media said one was ‘blabbering about the rule of law’

China has formally arrested several human rights lawyers on charges of subversion about six months after detaining them, according to other lawyers.

Among those arrested was Wang Yu, the…

China human rights lawyer gets suspended sentence for online posts

China human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has received a suspended three-year sentence for “inciting ethnic hatred” and “picking quarrels” in online posts.

The sentence has the effect of barring Pu…

Chinese officers scuffle with protesters outside trial of human-rights lawyer

It took about three hours on Monday for a Chinese court to try a human-rights lawyer accused of “picking quarrels” and inciting ethnic hatred for his sarcastic posts on a…

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