Who Stripped the Law of Its Dignity

A common refrain in official statements and court documents is: "China is a socialist country run by the rule of law. The dignity and power of law shall not be trampled." But how Bogu Kailai and her accomplices were able to disregard Chinese law deserves deep reflection. Among the most gruesome findings in the recent release of details on the Wang Lijun trial was just how far-reaching illegal practices permeated the Chongqing municipal government.

Law, Politics