June 8, 2017
by Yanmei Lin
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Updates from the Field: Exploring Co-Learning with China’s Supreme People’s Court

In the last three years, China’s judiciary has made significant progress in strengthening its capacity to adjudicate environmental cases. The Supreme People’ Court in China (SPC) established a specialized environmental and resources division in June, 2014 proliferating more than 600 specialized … Continue reading

October 2, 2015
by Yanmei Lin
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Trends of Environmental Criminal Enforcement in China

  In June, 2015, China’s Environmental and Resources Law Division in the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) said the courts opened 1188 environment pollution crime cases in 2014, which is 7.9 times more than cases filed in 2013. What’s environmental crime? From the … Continue reading