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Students of the "China Law" project visited the Chinese Court Museum and the Supreme People's Court


On the morning of May 8, 2019, under the leadership of the Academic Affairs Office, Mr. Liang Xian, and the Singapore Management University, Mr. Zhang Wei, the “China Law” project students and the Singapore Management University delegation visited the Chinese Court Museum and the Supreme People's Court.


The students first visited the Chinese Court Museum under the guidance of the staff of the Supreme Court. The museum has three basic exhibition halls: “Comprehensively Governing the Country by Law, Going to Great Rejuvenation”, “China Trial History” and “People Trial History”. There are also six special exhibition halls, three ordinary interactive areas and one legal film and television screening hall.




The students first came to the exhibition hall of “Comprehensively Governing the Country by Law and Going to Great Rejuvenation”. The first case file showcase in the hall of the country caused great interest among the students. The students also clicked on the touch screen to browse the big cases decided by the local courts. The basic situation of the case.




Then everyone slowly walked to the second floor and visited the ancient Chinese trial process and the people's trial history exhibition. In the "Ancient Chinese Trial History" exhibition hall, the students listened carefully to the introduction of the judicial process of China from ancient times to the present, and carefully examined the precious ancient laws and other judicial cultural relics in the collection; in the "People's Judicial History Exhibition Hall", combined with photos and objects Tools such as image restoration, students have a preliminary understanding of the development process of the people's trial since the founding of New China.




In addition, the museum's special exhibition halls and interactive facilities have also aroused the strong interest of the students, especially in the "foreign courts and international courts" exhibition hall, students are looking for information on the national judicial system and whether there are souvenirs from the national court.




After the visit, everyone came to the Judiciary of the Supreme People's Court. The judges of the Supreme People's Court warmly received the teachers and students of our school and the Singapore Management University, and conducted in-depth exchanges.


In the exchange, the judges of the Supreme People's Court briefly introduced the establishment of courts at all levels in China and the functions of the Supreme Court, so that everyone had a preliminary understanding and understanding of the court system in China; and shared with the students the reform of the judicial system in China in recent years. The direction of reform and the important results achieved. Subsequently, students and judges of our school exchanged ideas on the status quo of judicial reform in China and how the court trial specifically realized the transformation from “requiring question” to “confrontation”. Through the above exchanges, the students have a deeper understanding of China's judicial system and judicial status.





After the visit, the students took a group photo at the Supreme People's Court and the event was successfully concluded. As part of the "China Law" project teaching plan, this event has deepened everyone's understanding of China's judicial system, especially judicial reform, and students have expressed great benefits.


Translated by: Cui Xiaoxiao

Edited by: Jiang Lu