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The Bo Xilai Verdict: Move Along, Nothing to See Here

John Wagner Givens | Posted 11.13.2013 | World
John Wagner Givens

Bo's trial is a political event; his crimes are the same as those committed by almost all Chinese politicians, and were selected for the sake of convenience. As such, the trial tells us next to nothing about rule of law in China.

He Weifang: Bo Xilai Trial Was a Satire -- But Advanced the Rule of Law in China

Nathan Gardels | Posted 10.28.2013 | World
Nathan Gardels

In this interview, He Weifang, one of China's most preeminent advocates of the rule of law, ponders the paradoxes of a top Communist Party leader who abused the legal system when running Chongqing, but at his own trial, persuasively argued for "impartiality" from the courts.

Bo Xilai Testifies

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.24.2013 | World

JINAN, China — The trial of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai resumed Sunday, a day after he said he made mistakes that prompted his top aide's...

Bo Xilai Calls Wife 'Insane' After Damning Testimony

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

By John Ruwitch JINAN, China, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai called his wife insane after she testified at his ...

Infamous Chinese Politician Back In The Spotlight

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

BEIJING — Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai goes on trial Thursday on corruption charges in a case crafted to minimize damage to the Communi...

Disgraced Politician Expelled From Chinese Communist Party

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 11.28.2012 | World

BEIJING — China's communist leadership expelled Bo Xilai from the ruling party Friday and sought to bury him with charges ranging from corruptio...

Wife Of Chinese Politician Receives Suspended Death Sentence

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.19.2012 | World

HEFEI, China — The wife of a disgraced Chinese politician was given a suspended death sentence Monday after confessing to killing a British busi...

China Awaits Verdict In Murder Trial Of The Decade

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

BEIJING -- A Chinese court will deliver a verdict in the murder trial of disgraced politician Bo Xilai's wife on Monday, as the Communist Party moves ...

Chinese Media: Politician's Wife Confessed To 'Tragedy' | Posted 08.10.2012 | World

BEIJING — The wife of the disgraced former Communist Party boss of Chongqing has confessed to murdering a British businessman and apologized for the...

Murder Trial Of Bo Xilai's Wife Opens Thursday

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 10.03.2012 | World

BEIJING — The murder trial of the wife of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai will start next Thursday in Hefei city in east China, two lawyers t...

China's Jackie Kennedy, If Only Jackie Were Accused Of Murder

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Gu Kailai has been many things to many people: devoted wife, ambitious lawyer, gracious host, menacing businesswoman and, now, China's most...

New Details Emerge On Chinese Murder Scandal Trial

AP | ISOLDA MORILLO | Posted 09.27.2012 | World

BEIJING -- The wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai has agreed to be defended by two government-appointed lawyers in the murder case against ...