Susan Finder has been observing the Supreme People’s Court for over 20 years. She is an Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong, after many years in law practice. She has written for The Diplomat, Nikkei Asian Review, the South China Morning Post, the Global Military Justice Reform blog, and other publications. Earlier in her career, she taught in the Law Department of the City University of Hong Kong.
One of the least transparent and least understood parts of Xi Jinping’s program to “rule the country according to law,” announced in October, 2014, is the creation of a body