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The Death Penalty In ChinaPolicy, Practice, and Reform$
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Bin Liang and Hong Lu

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231170079

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231170079.001.0001

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China’s Death Penalty in the Twenty-First Century

China’s Death Penalty in the Twenty-First Century

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The Death Penalty In China

Bin Liang

Hong Lu

Columbia University Press

This concluding chapter examines two more high profile cases in recent years to highlight major problems and challenges of the existing death penalty system in China. In addition, it discusses significant gaps between China's current practices and international standards in order to project future death penalty reforms.

Keywords:   Tan Hui case, Wu Ying case, international standards, gaps between China’s practice and international standards, death penalty reform, legislative and judicial measures

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