Hofstra Law Review


Jie Yang


The article discusses the development of death penalty legal representation guidelines in China based on the American Bar Association's "Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases" as of 2014. According to the article, law professors, legal advocates, and defense attorneys in China collaborated on the creation of a code for lawyers who represent defendants in death penalty cases. China’s Supreme People’s Court and defendants' rights are examined.

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