Recently , the first municipal-level meeting of the Hengyang Joint Criminal Legal Aid Work Conference was held at the Municipal Judicial Bureau. The purpose of this meeting is to strengthen the organizational leadership and overall coordination of criminal legal aid work, strengthen inter-departmental coordination and cooperation, and promote the smooth development of related work. The members and liaison officers of the 7 joint conference members including the Municipal Intermediate People's Court, the Municipal Procuratorate, the Municipal Public Security Bureau, the Municipal National Security Bureau, the Municipal Judicial Bureau, the Civil Affairs Bureau, and the Municipal Finance Bureau attended the meeting. Hu Zhengxing, deputy secretary of the Municipal Party Committee's Political and Legal Committee, attended the meeting and delivered a speech. Xiao Jingjing, member of the Judiciary Party Committee, deputy director, and convener of the joint meeting presided over the meeting.
At the meeting, Tan Manlin, the director of the Political Department of the Municipal Judicial Bureau, briefed the city on the development of criminal legal assistance and made a statement on the establishment of a joint conference system and communication and coordination mechanism for legal assistance in criminal cases. Each member unit had an in-depth discussion on the establishment of a joint conference system for criminal legal aid work, construction and management of legal aid workstations, full coverage of lawyer defense for criminal cases, protection of case subsidy funds, and development of legal aid duty lawyers. And reached consensus on related issues.
After earnestly listening to the speeches and discussions of various units, Hu Zhengxing emphasized: First , we must fully understand the significance of advancing the work of criminal legal aid from the perspective of " speaking politics ." Establishing a joint conference system for criminal legal aid work is of great significance to further deepen the reform of the trial-centric criminal procedure system, improve the criminal legal aid system, and maintain judicial justice. Second , we must start with " promoting coordination " and work together to establish and improve various linkage mechanisms. Each member unit shall use the platform of joint meetings to exchange information on the work of criminal legal aid, study and solve problems in the work, strengthen coordination and cooperation based on the clarification of their respective duties, and form a joint effort to provide support for the development of criminal legal aid help. Third , we must focus on " grasping implementation " and effectively and effectively promote criminal legal assistance. The Municipal Criminal Legal Aid Work Joint Office should give full play to the role of overall coordination and coordination, strengthen the work responsibilities of functional departments, and form a smooth, effective, and well-coordinated working situation.
Xiao Jingjing urged: First, we must seriously understand the spirit of the meeting and fully understand the significance of criminal legal aid. Third, we must effectively strengthen joint work and establish and improve information sharing mechanisms. Third, we must work hard to ensure that all requirements for criminal legal aid are implemented.