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Interview: Is it appropriate to have age as death penalty factor

12-21-2010 09:01 BJT

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For more on the issue, we are joined on the phone by Professor Wang Shizhou, LLD Supervisor, from Law School at Peking University.

Q1: The Law Committee suggests those aged 75 or older will not be given the death penalty. Is it appropriate to have age as a factor?

Q2: We see other changes in the amendment draft, for example, some crimes punishable by death have been eliminated. So where is the amendment of the Criminal Law heading?

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV.CN

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