Research on some basic problems of the people's courtforensic technical work in the new situation
Yang Haiyun;Yang Yan;Li Jingmin;Wang Dongyao;Qinghai Province People's High Court;
Forensic technologyofficeof the people's court started to adjust its function since the first 1998People's Court Reform Program and two sets of rules concerning forensic appraisal upon entrustment inaccordance with the PCRP were enacted. As the 2005 Decision on Administration of Forensic Appraisalwas enacted bythe Standing Committee of the National People's Congress,and the 2006 Notification on the Establishment of Forensic Technical Assistance Working Body in Local People's Courtswas enacted by the Supreme People's Court,the functional adjustment of forensic technologyofficeof the people's courtwas actuallycarried out. Thework objects and research direction of forensic technology office has been transformed from providing technological assistance to legal assistance. Forensic technologyofficebegins to play the role of assisting collegial panel oran independentjudge to identify the technologicalfacts of the case. Organization and coordination of entrusting external forensic appraisaland review of forensic evidence havebecome the core responsibilities of forensic technology office. The amendment of Civil procedure law,amendment of criminal procedurelaw, judicial responsibility system reform, the commercialization of forensic appraisal, and etc., haveput forward new challenges to the people's court forensic technical work. Based on the exploration and development of more than a decade's reform, this paper probes into some basic problems of the people 's court forensic technical workin the new situation.