About the Author
Flora Sapio is an associate at the Australian Centre on China in the World at the Australian National University, Canberra. Her research interests are diverse and include Chinese criminal justice, ideology, and contemporary Chinese legal philosophy, civil society organizations in China, among others. Her publications include Sovereign Power and the Law in China (2010). Susan Trevaskes is a member of the Griffith Criminology Institute at Griffith University, Queensland, and is an Adjunct Director of the Australian Centre on China in the World at the Australian National University, Canberra. Her sole-authored works include The Death Penalty in Contemporary China (2012). She has published widely in journals such as The British Journal of Criminology, The China Journal and The China Quarterly. Sarah Biddulph is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow (2014-18) and Professor of Law at the University of Melbourne Law School. Her recent publications include The Stability Imperative: Human Rights and Law in China (2015). Elisa Nesossi is an Australian Research Council Research Fellow at the Australian Centre on China in the World at the Australian National University, Canberra. She is the author of China's Pre-Trial Justice: Criminal Justice, Human Rights and Legal Reforms in Contemporary China (2012), and has co-edited two books with Susan Trevaskes, Sarah Biddulph and Flora Sapio, The Politics of Law and Stability in China (2014) and Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China (2016).