“(Un)muting the Fire Alarm: Impact of the Establishment of Appellate Courts on Land Dispute Resolution in China” by Siyun Jiang

Registration required! Author: Siyun Jiang (Texas) Abstract: Many authoritarian regimes established administrative courts for information collection and agent control. Yet given the overall power asymmetries between the executive and the judiciary, judicial oversight faces local resistance from the bureaucracy. Reforms that enhance judicial supervision may induce countermeasures and yield unintended consequences. Using administrative data on the resolution of […]