Criminal defense and judicial sentencing in China's death penalty cases

Drawing upon 503 cases of violent and drug crimes involving the death penalty from three intermediate courts in China, this study explores various defense arguments, their acceptance rates, and factors that influence judicial sentencing. Our findings reveal that offenders’ post-crime good behaviors...

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Main Author: Xiong, Moulin
Contributors: Liang, Bin ; Liu, Siyu
Format: Electronic Article
Published: 2018
In: Psychology, crime & law
Year: 2018, Volume: 24, Issue: 4, Pages: 414-432
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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