Criminal Law (Books and Journals)
Ideology and the legislative turn in eighteenth-century chinese criminal justice
Envisioning a well-ordered society composed of filial subjects who obeyed the law, avoided disputes, shunned religious heresy, paid their taxes, and peacefully engaged in agriculture, the Kangxi emperor’s “Sacred Edict of Sixteen Maxims” (圣谕 十六条) has often been considered a declaration of the alien Qing dynasty’s Confucian bona fides. While the rhetoric of the pronouncement echoed traditional...
- Forty years of reform and opening up: the Birth and development of China's criminal justice system
- Four decades of criminal law research: paths of development and knowledge transformation
Boundary of criminal responsibility of internet service providers ? a lesson from the Qvod case
The Qvod case in 2016, in which the Chinese video-sharing site Qvod was convicted of the crime of disseminating pornographic materials for profits, provoked heated debates regarding the criminal responsibility of internet service providers (ISPs) in China. Using the Qvod case as an example, this paper first discusses the definition and the legal obligations of ISPs, and argues that we should...
Adjudicating the regulatory penalties against nonprofessional taxi services in China and the European Union
This paper provides an overview of judicial decisions on lawsuits against regulatory penalties imposed on nonprofessional taxi drivers and ride-hailing platform operators in China and the European Union (especially Germany). Despite strikingly different facts in these cases, courts in both China and the EU are frequently called upon to rule on similar legal issues, including the applicability of...
Internet intermediaries' liability for online illegal hate speech
Considering the prevalence of online hate speech and its harm and risks to the targeted people, democratic discourse and public security, it is necessary to combat online hate speech. For this purpose, internet intermediaries play a crucial role as new governors of online speech. However, there is no universal definition of hate speech. Rules concerning this vary in different countries depending...