Group photo (Xiong Yawen and Tian Tian, the first and second from the right) (Photo credit: Law School)
Group photo(Li Jie, the second from the left) (Photo credit: Law School)
The 2020 National Academic Conference on Criminal Law opened in Beijing on the morning of December 13. The opening ceremony was presided over by Prof. Chen Zexian (Executive Vice President of the Chinese Association of Criminal Law) and addressed by Justice Li Shaoping (Vice President of the Supreme People’s Court) and Justice Chen Guoqing (Vice Procurator General of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate). Wang Qijiang (member of the party group and vice president of China Law Society) delivered an important message. Li Jie, a criminal law student of our university, won the first prize, and Tian Tian and Xiong Yawen won the second prize, of the Fifth “National Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award in Criminal Law”.
The guests spoke highly of this annual academic conference from the perspectives of trial, prosecution and association development, pointing out that in the special context of the 2020 epidemic sweeping the world in the midst of a century of unprecedented changes, the new practical situation has put forward new requirements for criminal law, and China’s criminal legislation and justice have also given new responses to the new situation. The Chinese Association of Criminal Law, as an important academic group in China, should strengthen the research on major hot criminal law issues and contribute to the national decision-making.
After the opening ceremony, the Academic Conference held the award ceremony for the Fifth “National Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award in Criminal Law”. Prof. Mo Hongxian, Vice President of the Chinese Association of Criminal Law, presided over the ceremony, and Zhu Xiaoqing, Vice President of the Chinese Association of Criminal Law, read out the Decision on the Award of the Fifth National Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award in Criminal Law.
It is reported that the National Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award in Criminal Law aims to reward and encourage new criminal law researchers to devote themselves to theoretical and practical research in criminal law, and the selection and awarding activity is not only a recognition for the winners, but also an incentive for young students who are interested in theoretical and practical research in criminal law.