A delegation of members of the Hainan Justice Department visited the School of Law this week to understand more about the Scottish Criminal Justice system.
Earlier this week representatives of the Hainan Province Justice Department met a number of University of Aberdeen Law School faculty members involved in teaching and researching in Criminal Law and Justice. Topics of discussion included sentencing in Scottish Crimial Courts, custodial and non-custodial sentences, Scottish Sentencing Council, Community Payback Orders, Scottish feminist judgments project and corroboration and the use of neuroscientific evidence in Scottish criminal cases.
The delegation also visited the main Sheriff court building in Aberdeen, and attended a meeting with Sheriff Mclaughlin. The delegation are pictured below at the Sherriff Court.
Pictured are: Heshan Wang (Vice Director Hainan Province Justice Department), Guangxing Guo, (Director of Hainan Provincial Community Corrections Administration), Chong Zeng (Head of Basic Work Guidance Office), Shanwei Li (Director of Lingshui County Justice Department) and Xiang Cheng (Director of Qionghai City Justice Department) are picture with Dr.Susan Stokeld (School of Law) and Sheriff Mclaughlin.
The delegation also visited the Confucious Institute based on campus and took part in their mid – autumn festival. (see below, pictured with the delegation and Dr.Susan Stokeld are Sarah Wang, Manager of the Confucius Institute and Dr Michelle Mcleod, Director of the Confucius Institute.)
Pictured here (below) is Dr.Susan Stokeld (School of Law) receiving a sample of traditional embroidery from Hainan Province from Heshan Wang (Vice Director Hainan Province Justice Department).