Research on the Modification of Chinese Death Penalty Review Proceedings: Comments on Chinese Criminal Procedure Amendment on the Death Penalty Review Procedure

Jing LIU


The death penalty review procedure should be a specific and distinctive procedure of Chinese death penalty. According to the modification of the new Criminal Procedure Law, the litigation factor has been strengthened, the program participation enhanced and the supervision of the prosecution developed. Hence, the process of death penalty review has become gradually reliable and scientific. However, the following aspects, on which this paper focuses, should be improved: firstly, providing the necessary protection to the realization of participatory, secondly, the participation of victims on the program option should be the creation, thirdly, the scale of judicial organization should be properly increased, finally, the trial period should be explicitly fit in.


Death penalty review; Supervision; Litigation rights

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