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China's Xi Vows Legal Reforms to End 'Injustice'

Chinese President Xi Jinping has reaffirmed his commitment to reform the country's corruption-riddled legal system, but stressed the Communist Party will not loosen its grip over the courts. A series of high-profile wrongful convictions has helped sap public confidence in China's courts, which have a conviction rate of nearly 100 percent and have long relied on forced confessions. In an address this week, President Xi acknowledged that malpractice, including "injustice and...

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