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2012-02-20

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Li Jinglin (李静林)

Work Location

Beijing

Date of Birth

1957

Current Status

In practice

Introduction

Li, who passed the National Bar Examination in 1988, is a lawyer working at Beijing Haosheng Law Firm. After 2000, he has been continuously threatened by officials and businessmen because he represented the peasants who resisted heavy tax as well as the workers of bankrupted corporations and fought for their rights. After practicing in Beijing, he fought for the rights of the victims of the contaminated milk powder incident. He strove for direct general elections of Beijing Lawyers Association. He started the litigation against the school which refused to admit people suffering from Hepatitis B. Recently he took part in animal protection campaigns and defended Falungong members.

Specialisations

Cases handled

2009               anti-discrimination on Hepatitis B

2009               contaminated milk powder case

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