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Did you know? Warren Court and Taiwan’s Justice System

This book review observes that Taiwan’s justice system was influenced by the Warren Court:
….In East Asia, the pattern was somewhat different. Thomas Ginsburg, an associate professor of law and director of the Program in Asian Law, Politics, and Society at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, chose three places (Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan) as [...]

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Chen Chu Wins One

Chen Chu, the DPP Mayor of Kaohsiung, won her appeal that reversed a lower court decision to annul her victory in the Kaohsiung mayoral race.
An appeals court ruled Friday that the mayor of Taiwan’s second largest city was elected fairly, reversing the decision of a lower court.
The island’s High Court said the razor thin electoral [...]

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Taiwan Court Expertise Expands

Gotta love those Taiwan courts. First they claimed expertise in English grammar, now they have knowledge of exorcism that puts clergymen to shame….
Four clergymen were ordered yesterday by the Taoyuan District Court to face a detention of 30 to 40 days for injuring a woman during an attempted “spiritual healing” of her.
The priests allegedly used [...]

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