|Taiwan's Judicial system Top rankings since 1998|
The Liberty Times, head-page, The China Times, head-page, 12-8-2018: Taiwan P.M. (賴清德): Taiwan has not made significant progress on judicial reform, which is roiling with public discontent... that's one cause of ruling party's defeat in elections. USA Country Reports on Human Rights practices, 4-20-2018:●the justice ministry was insufficiently independent and conducted politically motivated investigations of politicians. Taiwan's Minister of Judiciary and secretary of Justice Ministry issued progress report of judicial reform ― Public trust in judges is always low, the protection mechanism of lawsuit right is still not good enough (UDN 2-13-2018). The United Daily, 2-27-2018: Taipei mayor Ko said that The United Daily, 10-31-2018 The United Daily, 10-23-2018: The independence of prosecutors has still been questioned ... Apple Daily, opinion, 3-14-2018 : Survey <2017台灣社會信任調查> shows that Taiwan judicial official's / law enforcement officer's public trust Public trust in judges is less than 16%, according to a survey in last year. The United Daily, 10-23-2018: The independence of prosecutors has still been questioned ...
For a long run, Taiwan's judiciary was one of "corrupt"/"extremely corrupt" institutions in Taiwan ―― Major media Apple Daily, The Liberty Times etc,11-30-2016, United Daily 2-27-2018: Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen pronounced a death penalty on Taiwan's Justice system, Tsai also criticized (5-20-2016) that Taiwanese people don't trust the justice. Academics and commentators had publicly questioned the impartiality (e.g., Non-external intervention of the judiciary, fair trials) of Taiwan's judges and prosecutors, National Chung Cheng university's survey (head-page of the Liberty Times, 2-23-2016) found: more than 84% Taiwanese people don't believe judges, nearly 80% Taiwanese don't believe the impartiality of Taiwan's prosecutors, and public trust on Taiwan judiciary system keeps falling down in the past 8 years. There're 2 widely known sayings : (1)Taiwan's judiciary, takes different standards, just like the moon's shape, changing all the time... ref to <The China Times>, Opinion, 4-15-2017(2) "Taiwan's court system is a "business" run or owned by KMT - <Nationalist Political Party>" (「法院是國民黨開的。」), this saying has been regarding as "very close to the fact" (ref. to wikipedia). The deputy dean of Law School, National Cheng-Chi University, comments 5-2015) that the standard of Taiwanese judges on the same matters varies from person to person all the time is the reason why Taiwanese people do not trust Taiwan's judiciary.
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★ USA Country Reports on Human Rights practices, 4-20-2018::●the justice ministry was insufficiently independent and conducted politically motivated investigations of politicians.
★ The United Daily, 2-27-2018 ( Opinion 聯合筆記 ): Taipei mayor Ko said that
The China Times, 6-4-2018
Taiwanese government kept putting legislating the law ("Perverting the Course of Justice" ) off, Taiwanese people look forward to the laws for a long time ...
★ The China Times, 5-20-2018, 5-19-2018
67.6% Taiwanese are not satisfied with Taiwan's judicial reform, 15.3% satisfied... ; Only judiciary being impartial to either side can win public trust. The reform process was slow, politics interrupted judiciary...
5-12-2018, Focus comments (https://tw.appledaily.com/forum/daily/20180512/38011358
Terminate Taiwan's image, a "corruption is innocent" empire - Taiwan High Court judged a case (asking 200 million dollars and raked off 40 million for herself) not guilty, Taiwan's related law has numerous loopholes, Taiwan needs a Gratuity Law as the US 18 U.S.C. & 201(c) as soon as possible.
★ Apple Daily, 5-15-2018, Focus comments
對價關係, " something for something."
★ The United Daily, 10-23-2018 : The independence of Taiwanese prosecutor's handling legal cases has still been questioned from time to time... The determination and actions of high ranking judicial officials to defend judicial independence are still needed to be examined. / 聯合筆記 蕭白雪
★ The United Daily, : Taiwan's investigations of disaster (except aviation accidents) events have been always distorted, once judiciary and control power are involved, the clarification goes afar ... ("普悠瑪檢討 簡直敷衍了事" "了解真相 還是掩蓋真相"， 台灣災害調查情境，一直處於扭曲局面，除飛航事件之外， 一旦司法權刑事、 監察權行政介入， 純粹釐清真相即遙不可及) ... (brief)
★ The United Daily, 12-4-2018 : Judicial reform issue was regarded as one among causes of ruling party's defeat in the election of Nov. ... It's almost a routine or pattern that Taiwan's politicians just like those people in power always tried to control judicial systems ... The head of Taiwan's Judiciary Yuan said that Judiciary is as hard as our life (司法院長 : 人生有多困難、司法就有多困難) ... / 聯合筆記 蕭白雪
★ The China Times, 3-14-2018, head-page headline news
Taiwan's justice (high court) judged the accused of 318-Sun-Flower-event (20+ persons intruded and occupied Legislation Yuan building, which is similar to the US Capitol Building) not guilty of crime, because those "violence" is freedom of expression, and the evidences prosecutors provided are not good enough.
★ USA Country Reports on Human Rights practices, March 3, 2017
Some legal scholars and politicians said the justice ministry was insufficiently independent and conducted politically motivated investigations of politicians. A survey conducted by the Crime Research Center of National Chung Cheng University found that 76 percent of respondents were dissatisfied with authorities’ anticorruption efforts.
★ The United Daily, 09-27-2017 Opinion
Taiwan's legislator politician (陳明文) involving a serious corruption case can predict the court judgment - "no guilty", which is serious injustice, and perhaps politics controlling judicial systems (政治染指司法之黑幕).