SAGE Reference

Several weeks ago, Premier Wen Jiabao caused a stir when he wrote in the People’s Daily that China would remain in the “primary stage of socialism” for 100 years and, during that time, must focus on economic construction. Restitution. This means paying back the victim for what they’ve lost. Restitution is the primary justification for the payment of compensatory damages in civil cases. It is also a justification for community service and similar punishments in criminal cases (where the public at large is considered a victim of the crime). The Weimar Constitution granted citizens civil liberties like freedom of speech and press. It also provided economic and social rights such as unemployment benefits and a ban against job discrimination because of sex, religion, or politics. In addition, the people had the right to put laws directly before the voters in a referendum. By the provisions of s12 of the Contempt … Read the rest