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Chinese Justice System

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.