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WEI Xiaona
Professor of Criminal Procedural Law, faculty member of Renmin University of China, School of Law
 
Education Background:#1992 to 1996, Bachelor of Philosophy: Zhengzhou University;
#1997 to 2003, Master of Law and Doctor of Law: China University of Political Science and Law;
#Dec.2007 to Dec.2008, Edwards Fellow and Visiting Scholar at School of Law, Columbia University;
#Aug.2015, visiting scholar at Max Planck Institute for Foreign Criminal Law in Freiburg;
#Oct. 2017, visiting scholar at US-Asia Law Institute, New York University;


 
Research Interests:Criminal Procedural Law, Evidence Law & Judicial Reform
 
Courses Taught:Criminal Procedure Law; Foreign Criminal Procedure Law; Judicial system; Evidence Law
 
External Exchange:Dec.2007 to Dec.2008, Edwards Fellow and Visiting scholar at School of Law, Columbia University
 
Appointments:#Editor in charge: Jurists
#Deputy Chief of the People¨s Procuratorate at Rruzhou, Henan Province

 
Honors and Awards:#Standards of Criminal Prosecution Should Not be Reduced, Procuratorate Daily 2001 year Excellent Articles, third prize;
#Principle of Litigation Proof (Law Press, 2002) won the fifth Young and Middle-Aged Litigation Law Outstanding Achievements in Scientific Research, the third prize, 2003;
#Won the first prize in the first Chen Guangzhong Education Fund, 2003;
#Criminal Due Process Research, the 2003 year China University of Political Science & Law Excellent Doctoral Dissertation;
#Model Selection and Method of China's Criminal Procedure Legalization (Load in the French Study, No.6, the sixth Young and Middle-Aged Litigation Law Outstanding Achievements in Scientific Research, the third prize, 2003;
#Principle of Criminal Due Process, won the first prize among scientific monographs in the Tenth Renmin University of China Outstanding Achievements, 2010;
#Reform on Procedural System of Trial Centralism, won the first prize in the tenth Jurist Forum, 2015;
# Nature and Power of Procuratorate Organ, won the first prize on the forum of 12th Young Jurists,2017;
# Reform on Procedural System of Trial Centralism, won the first prize among papers in the fifth Criminal Procedure Law Outstanding Achievements in Scientific Research, 2017;
 
Selected Publications:Papers & Articles
#On Count Change during Criminal Trials, People's Justice, No. 8, 1999;
#On Effectiveness of Prosecution, People's Procuratorate, No. 7, 2000;
#Characteristics of Judicial Proof, People's Court Daily, Oct. 10, 2011;
#Applicable Procedures for Excluding Illegal Evidence, People's Procuratorate, No. 10, 2001;
#Standards of Criminal Prosecution Should Not Be Reduced, Procuratorate Daily, Sep.4, 2011;
#Exclusionary Rule, People's Procuratorate, No. 9, 2001;
#Confession Rule, People's Procuratorate, No. 8, 2001;
#Be Serious to the Rights of Innocent People, Legal daily, May.6, 2011;
#Legal Theory and Construction of Evidence Disclosure, Chinese Journal of Criminal Law, No.4, 2011;
#Epistemology and System of Criminal Evidence, China Law Science, No.1, 2001;
#The Philosophical Basis and Procedural Safeguards of the Exclusion of Reasonable Doubt, Litigation Forum, Vol.6, Law Press, 2011;
#The Two Dimensions of the Standard of Criminal Proof, Evidence Science Forum, People's Public Security University of China Press, 2001;
#Plea Bargaining Should Be Suspended, Procuratorate Daily, May.14, 2002;
#Macro Thinking and Reform Proposals on the Longitudinal Structure of Criminal Procedings, National Procurator¨s College Journal, No.2, 2002;
#Anglo-American Standard of Proof is Worth Studying, Legal Daily, Jul.17, 2003
#Mode Selection and Methodological Issues in the realization of Criminal Due Process in China, Studies in Law and Business, No.6, 2003;
#The Value and Dilemma of Objective Truth, Chinese Journal of Law, No.6, 2004;
#Theoretical Fulcrums of Criminal Due Process, Contemporary Law, No.3, 2004;
#Evolution and the Development of U.S. Pre-Trial Interrogation Theory, National Procurator¨s College Journal, No.3, 2004;
#Substantive Justice in Criminal Proceedings, Jurists, No.1, 2005;
#Jurisprudence and Debate: Range of U.S. Criminal Due Process----On the U.S. Due Process Methodology, Comparative Law Research, No.1, 2005;
#Dignity and the Spirit of Modern Law, Legal Daily, Apr.10, 2006;
#Structural Principles of Modern Criminal Proceedings, People's Court Daily, Mar.24, 2006;
#Procedural Legality----The Principle of Rule of Law in the Field of Criminal Proceedings, People's Court Daily, Feb.10, 2006;
#Why Do We Against Torture?, Legal Daily, Sep.9, 2007;
#On Mental Defense, People's Procuratorate, No. 3, 2007;
#Another Analysis on Mental Defense, People's Procuratorate, No. 5, 2007;
#Certainty of Justice and Uncertainty of Public Opinion, Legal Daily,Oct.19, 2009;
#Judicial Role Should Timely Intervene in Involuntary Medical Treatment, Legal Daily,Sep.16, 2009;
#Send 'him' to a mental hospital, who makes a decision?, Legal Daily (Sunday), Jun.24, 2010;
#Some Reading On People jury, Legal Daily, Apr.5, 2010;
#Jailed Due to Helping Others for A Just Cause, Who Should Be Blamed, Legal Daily, Mar.23, 2010;
#Social and Political Functions of Justice Shall Not Be Ignored, Legal Daily, Jan.21, 2011;
#Plea Bargaining: A 'Trojan Horse' of Adversary System?, Comparative Law Research, No.2, 2011;
#Walk away off the Dilemma of Education through Labor System: Concepts, Systems and Technologies, Law Science, No.2, 2013;
#Is Beyond a Reasonable Doubt ̄ a Lower Standard, Chinese Criminal Law Journal, No.9, 2013;
#Power Distribution in Death Penalty Cases, Qinghai Social Science, No.6, 2013;
#For Whom the Death Penalty Is Set? Comparative Law Research, No.4, 2014;
#The Authoritative Structure of Capital Cases, Chinese Criminal Law Journal, No.2, 2015;
#On the defects of Involuntary Treatment in Our Country, National Procurator¨s College Journal, No.4, 2015;
#The Functional Defects of Pretrial Conference in Our Country, Journal of Suzhou University, No.1, 2016;
#Public Safety Enforcement Shall Leave Room for Lawyer Intervention, Legal Daily, May.18, 2016;
#Reform on Criminal Procedural System of Trial Centralism, Chinese Journal of Law, No.4, 2015;
#Improving System of Leniency on Admitting Guilt and Accepting Punishment: Key Words Evolving in Chinese Context, Chinese Journal of Law, No.4, 2016;
#The Basic Concept of Evidence Law in the Perspective of Trial Centrailism, Evidence Science, No.4, 2016;
#Comments on the Working Measures for the Pilot Program of System of Leniency on Admitting Guilt and Accepting Punishment, People¨s Rule of Law, No.1, 2017;
#On Effective Defense in the Perspective of Trial Centralism, Contemporary Law, No.3, 2017;
#Rethinking on the Orientation and Effectiveness of Pretrial Conference, Peking University Law Review, No.1, Vol.17;
#The Defining Approach of Illegal Evidence, People¨s Procuratorate, No.18, 2017;
#Nature and Power of Procuratorate Organ in the Context of Rule of Law, Chinese Law Science, No.1, 2018;

Monographs
#Betrayal of Procedural Justice, Law Press, 2014;
#Rationale on Criminal Due Process, People's Public Security University of China Press, 2006 edition;
#Evidence Story (translation), Renmin University of China Press, 2012 edition;
#Understanding of U.S. Criminal Procedure (translation), Beijing university press, 2009 edition;
#Procedure is the Punishment (translation), China University of Politic Science and Law Press 2014 edition.
#Evidence: A Comparative Perspective (Co-translator, the second translator), People's Public Security University of China Press, 2006 edition;
#Rationale on Proof (Coauthor, the second author), Legal Press, 2002 edition.
 
Research Projects:Research Projects as hosting professor:
#National social science fund project: "The Procedural Mode of Limiting Death Penalty ̄ (Item Number: 15BFX73);
#National social science fund project: "Research on Negotiated Criminal Justice"(Item Number: 07CFX032);
#Renmin University Scientific Research Fund Major Project: ^Research on Reform of People¨s Juror System ̄(Project number: 15XNL012);
#Renmin University Criminal Science Research Center Project: Power Distribution on Capital Cases (Project number: 26212805);
 
Contact Info:Office: Mingde Law Building, No.59 Zhongguancun Road, Haidian District, Beijing.
Phone: (0086 10)82500305;
Email: weixiaona@hotmail.com;

 
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