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Pilot Study

Chapter

Abstract

This chapter offers the necessary background, research methodology, and descriptions and preliminary observations of a pilot study conducted in China. The empirical legal study which was carried out in J Province located in the southeast region of China from 2009–2011 serves as the major data source for the remaining chapters.

Keywords

Criminal Justice Legal Representation Criminal Procedure Defense Attorney Criminal Trial 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Criminology and Criminal JusticeNortheastern UniversityBostonUSA

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