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Court's in session

(Global Times)

09:39, November 09, 2011

Every Monday senior judge Yuan Yuchi buys vegetables in town for his staff prior to heading into the mountains for the court's weekly session. Photos: Guo Yingguang

The township of Zhaitang, which encompasses the rugged, rocky mountains of west Beijing's Mentougou district, is home to the highest court in the capital.

The court's claim to fame comes from its elevation, not the high level of legal cases it hears. It is also the city's smallest and most portable.

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