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Blagojevich: ‘I Have Done Nothing Wrong’

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Chicago Governor defends himself in closing argument at impeachment trial.  Gov. Rod Blagojevich told the Illinois State Senate Thursday that he did not do anything illegal, that he was not receiving a fair impeachment trial, and that he should not be removed from office without the opportunity to call witnesses.

He said he always wanted a chance to “tell the whole story, have every single witness possible; have a chance to be able to show you here in the Senate, show the people of Illinois, show anybody who’s listening that I have done nothing wrong.” But because he couldn’t call witnesses at the hearing, Blagojevich said, that could not happen.

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宪政:中华民族复兴的要求

Friday, January 30th, 2009

陈弘毅在2009年第1期《炎黄春秋杂志》发表 “宪政:中华民族复兴的要求” 一文,认为在法治和宪政方面学习西方的经验、制度和技术,实现宪政,不但与中国文化的主体性和我们的民族自尊完全没有矛盾,而且更是中华文明全面复兴的伟大事业的要求

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Protected: Appeal Court overturns ruling in right to remain silence case

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

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Protected: 民間電台司法覆核敗訴

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

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贾庆林撰文: 筑牢抵御西方多党制和三权鼎立防线

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

1月16日出版的今年第2期《求是》杂志,发表了中共中央政治局常委、全国政协主席贾庆林同志的重要文章《高举中国特色社会主义伟大旗帜 把人民政协事业 不断推向前进》。文章指出,要始终坚持正确的政治方向,坚定不移地走中国特色社会主义政治发展道路,把思想理论建设摆在人民政协各项建设的首位,筑牢抵御 西方两党制、多党制、两院制和三权鼎立等各种错误思想干扰的防线。

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《北京日報》:追求真理離不開言論自由

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

《北京日報》1月13日登載中國傳媒大學教授沈敏特文章“追求真理離不開言論自由”。文章指出,一種言論荒謬與否,是進步還是反動,不是靠權威來定性的,它需要 歷史實踐的檢驗;只有一種聲音,真理是不能認識和發展的,我們應該認真貫徹我國憲法中關於言論自由的重要規定。全文如下:

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Protected: 淫審處委任制度存有漏洞

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

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Protected: Judges Perform Extra-judiciary Function

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

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2008年中国十大法制新闻

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

1、最高法院要求利用互联网等建立民意表达机制(5174722票)

最高人民法院院长王胜俊2008年6月22日在全国高级法院院长会议上强调,法院审判要更加注重保障民生,要充分利用互联网、人民来信来访、申诉再审等诸多方式和环节,建立科学、畅通、有效、简便的民意表达机制,及时掌握民生需求,适时调整司法政策。

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最高院不能解释宪法 “第一案”成最后一案

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

12月18日,最高院发布公告称,自当月24日起,废止2007年底以前发布的27项司法解释。记者发现,最高院就齐玉苓案所做的《关于以侵犯姓名权的手 段侵犯宪法保护的公民受教育的基本权利是否应承担民事责任的批复》法释〔2001〕25号赫然在列。与其他26项司法解释被废止理由不同,该司法解释只是 因“已停止适用”而被废止,既无“情况已变化”,又无“被新法取代”。

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