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王世洲:Criminal Law in China

A brief introduction to the book

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this book provides a practical analysis of criminal law in China. An introduction presents the necessary background information about the framework and sources of the criminal justice system, and then proceeds to a detailed examination of the grounds for criminal liability, the justification of criminal offences, the defences that diminish or excuse criminal liability, the classification of criminal offences, and the sanctions system. Coverage of criminal procedure focuses on the organization of investigations, pre-trial proceedings, trial stage, and legal remedies. A final part describes the execution of sentences and orders, the prison system, and the extinction of custodial sanctions or sentences. Its succinct yet scholarly nature, as well as the practical quality of the information it provides, make this book a valuable resource for criminal lawyers, prosecutors, law enforcement officers, and criminal court judges handling cases connected with China. Academics and researchers, as well as the various international organizations in the field, will welcome this very useful guide, and will appreciate its value in the study of comparative criminal law.

   

A brief introduction of the autor
Prof.Dr Shizhou Wang(王世洲) studied at the Law Faculty of Peking University(1978-1985),where he received his LLB and his first LLM degree, and also at the Law School of the University of California at Berkeley, USA(1987-1988),where he received his second LLM degree. From 1994 to 1996, he worked on a research project as Alexsand-von-Humboldt Research Fellow in Max-Planck-Institute of Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg and at the University of Augsburg, Germany. He has worked at the Law Faculty of Peking University since 1985 and is professor of Law & LLD Supervisor. Since 2007, he has been engaged as the Visiting Professor of Stanford University in the Beijing Program and of Huaqiao University. He is the arbitrator for the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission(CIETAC)since 2013. He has published many books and articles in China and had many books and articles in china and had many publications and translations in English, German, Russian, Turkish, Korean, Japanese, Spanish or Chinese in the USA, German, Russian, Turkish, Korean, Japanese, Spanish or Chinese in the Chinese Taiwan, Spain and South America. Prof. Wang was the winner of the Humboldt Research Award in 2009 and has been the Ambassador Scientist for the Alexsand-von-Humboldt Foundation since 2011.

 

  

 
Criminal Law in China 
Written by Shizhou Wang(王世洲), Wolters Kluwer