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Administration of Justice

Chŏng Yagyong

in Admonitions on Governing the People

Published by University of California Press

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780520260917
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520947702 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520260917.003.0009
Administration of Justice

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The English translation of seven chapters in Book VI of Mongmin simsŏ on administration for district magistrates is given. The chapters discuss the following: trial hearings, judgment and imprisonment, judicious enforcement of punishments, compassion for prisoners, prohibition of tyrannical abuses, and eliminating threats and harms.

Keywords: administration; district magistrates; trial hearings; judgment; imprisonment; punishment; prisoners

Chapter.  86207 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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