Litigation work on the rise in Chinese market
Litigation activity in China is growing at a rapid pace, according to a report delivered on Tuesday (10 March) by the nation's top judge. Wang Shengjun, president of the Supreme People's Court, described the increase in court cases in a speech to the National People's Congress. Highlights of Wang's remarks were provided beforehand to the official Xinhua news agency.Chinese courts handled 10.7 million cases of various types in 2008, up around 11% from the year before. Of these, 768,000 were criminal cases, and 159,000 individuals received sentences of more than five years, life imprisonment or death.
Litigation activity in China is growing at a rapid pace, according to a report delivered on Tuesday (10 March) by the nation’s top judge.
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