The Protection of Privacy in the Disclosure of Judicial Documents

Xiaobin HE


In the reforming of the judicial system, the online publication of judicial documents takes the lead and has become an important achievement, as privacy protection has become an important concern. However, the online judicial documents are faced with great challenges. On the one hand, it fails to distinguish between judicial democracy, forming rules and judicial unification, resulting in the theoretical conflicts between disclosure and privacy protection. On the other hand, it cannot reflect the differentiated disclosure needs of different types of cases. Considering the protection of privacy in the publication of judicial documents, the publicity should be distinguished according to the type of cases, and stipulated by the NPC in the form of law to resolve the concerns of privacy protection.


Publicity of judicial instruments; Judicial democracy; Privacy protection; Case-based disclosure

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