Modern technology improves litigation efficiency
Developing judicial fairness and people-oriented judicial service plays a role in opening-up policy for the New Era, according to Zhou Qiang, chief justice and president of the Supreme People’s Court (SPC).
Zhou inspected people’s courts and some enterprises in Zhejiang province on Nov 1, learning about their innovative measures to resolve disputes and asking for better judicial service for the people.
To tackle simple disputes efficiently, the People’s Tribunal of the Haishu District People’s Court in Ningbo set up a team consists of judges, judiciaries and mediators through WeChat — an online communication application widely used in China — to collect people’s views, popularize judicial knowledge and resolve easy cases.
Zhou affirmed the method and said he hoped courts will cooperate with related judicial departments and adopt technological devices to resolve disputes faster and more easily.
News from: Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China. (english.court.gov.cn)