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Assessment from a Leader

Mr. Zhou Qiang, President of the Supreme People's Court, assessed Faxin as China’s first service platform that integrates legal knowledge and Big Data of legal cases. The launch of Faxin platform is symbolic—Faxin is one of significant initiatives for China which is run by the law based on informatization 3.0 of the People’s Court and “Smart Court” initiatives of the Supreme People's Court in the era of “Internet +” and “Big Data”. It will also enhance transformation of judicial work in an intelligent, modern way, which will greatly influence and change judges’ ways of handling cases and their own learning methods. Moreover, it could improve the quality and efficiency of judicial work which would guarantee judicial services for the people and justice.

Backgrounds

Faxin, the first service platform to integrate legal knowledge and Big Data of cases in China, was approved by the Supreme People's Court in 2012, and jointly developed by the People's Court Press and Gridsum. It was also one of the National Press and Publication Reform and Development Projects, one of new measures of completing the development and application of legal big data intelligence for accelerating the "Smart Court" initiative. On March 31, 2016, the Faxin platform was officially launched and President of the Supreme People's Court Zhou Qiang attended the ceremony, contributing a speech.

Achievements

Faxin meets the precision requirements for judges during case handling regarding laws, cases, and professional knowledge.

Faxin contributes to unifying the judge scale and promoting the same judgments for similar cases and standardization of sentencing.

Faxin promotes quality and efficiency of trials and drives transformation of judicial work toward intelligent and modern fashion.

Faxin gives litigant rational expectations about the results of judgment in order to improve public credibility of the judiciary.

Descriptions

Solutions

As the strategic partner of the People's Court Press, in building the Faxin platform, Gridsum offers a professional analysis of the same judgments for similar cases and the smart push of same cases based on natural language processing. Gridsum proprietarily developed the engine of Law Dissector (LD) for analyzing judgments and Smart Push (SP) engine for the same cases. LD is convenient to use and supports the unlimited dimensions of analysis and drill-down of case text with a friendly interface. SP offers functions of speedy matching of same cases and pushing intelligently of matched cases in one click. It also support legal workers in searching by legal jargons, while at the same time it supports ordinary people to search for the same case based on natural oral languages. The Faxin platform provides one-stop solutions for users with efficient and accurate manner and smart push of case.

Effect

The Faxin platform has been implemented in the Supreme People's Court and 80% of national courts. It meets the precision requirements of judges regarding laws, cases, and professional knowledge during handling, contributes to unifying the judgment scale and promotes the same judgments for similar cases and the standardization of sentencing. It also enhances transformation of judicial work with intelligent and modern fashion, which will greatly influence and change judges’ ways of handling cases and their own learning methods, further, to improve the quality and efficiency of judicial work guaranteeing judicial services are for the people and in justice.

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