I rest my case regarding the rule of law in China.
(From a recent Bloomberg article)
Under Article 126 of the Chinese constitution, judges aren’t barred from political interference, whereas it states that courts should be free from interference by administrative organs, social organizations and individuals.
Law and Politics
“Will politics play a role? Of course it will,” said Nanping Liu, co-founder of Shanghai law firm Liu & Wang.
What makes a Chinese judge “outstanding” is the ability to juggle legal and political issues simultaneously, said Li Shicheng, vice-president of the High People’s Court of Sichuan province.