Lawyers rely on local officials to renew their licenses from year to year. It's one of the reasons taking on cases against officials and state-linked companies can be a risky business. Ran Tong accepts the cases other lawyers won't touch. (4 minutes)
by Benjamin Liebman. Over the past decade, China's Communist Party leadership has embraced law to an unprecedented degree. China's leaders view creating a fair and effective legal system as crucial to their own legitimacy.
The People's Court takes viewers inside the courtrooms and law schools of China to provide an unprecedented portrait of its rapidly growing legal system.
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