The Death Penalty in China Today: kill fewer, kill cautiously

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Title The Death Penalty in China Today: kill fewer, kill cautiously
Author Trevaskes, Susan Elwyn
Journal Name Asian Survey
Editor Lowell Dittmer
Year Published 2008
Place of publication United States
Publisher University of California Press
Abstract This paper examines a recent debate at the highest level of China's politico-legal leadership on the application of the death penalty. The debate centers around the interpretation of a new criminal justice policy called “balancing leniency and severity” and around limiting the death penalty to all but the most egregious criminals.
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Volume 48
Issue Number 3
Edition May-June
Page from 393
Page to 413
ISSN 0004-4687
Date Accessioned 2008-06-27
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Asia Institute
Faculty Arts, Education and Law
Subject PRE2009-Law and Society; PRE2009-Law, Justice and Law Enforcement
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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