Popular Legal Participation in China and Japan

@article{Wang2010PopularLP,
  title={Popular Legal Participation in China and Japan},
  author={Zhuoyu Wang and H. Fukurai},
  journal={Chinese Law eJournal},
  year={2010}
}
The purpose of this paper is to examine two contrasting styles of the mixed-court system in China and Japan and investigate the extent of their civic legal participation in both nations. In 2004, Japan passed the Quasi-Jury Act to introduce a system of popular legal participation in criminal trials, where defendants have their guilt and sentence determined by a judicial panel of both professional and lay judges. In the same year, the Standing Committee of the Chinese People’s Congress also… Expand
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