He Rong
贺荣
He in 2022
Minister of Justice
Assumed office
24 February 2023
PremierLi Keqiang
Li Qiang
Preceded byTang Yijun
Personal details
Born (1962-10-12) October 12, 1962 (age 61)
Linyi County, Shandong, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materChina University of Political Science and Law (LLB, LLD)
University of Technology Sydney (LLM)

He Rong (Chinese: 贺荣; pinyin: Hè Róng; born 12 October 1962) is a Chinese jurist and politician who currently serves as the Minister of Justice since February 2023.[1] She previously served as executive vice president of the Supreme People's Court of China from 2020 to 2023 and deputy party secretary of Shaanxi province from 2018 to 2020.[1][2]

Early life and education

He Rong was born in Linyi County, Dezhou, Shandong, China.

He Rong received a Bachelor of Law with a major in economic law from the China University of Political Science and Law in 1984, a Master of Laws in civil and commercial law from the University of Technology Sydney in 2004, and a Doctor of Law in procedural law from the China University of Political Science and Law in 2006.[3]

Career

She joined the Chinese Communist Party in June 1984. A law school graduate, she joined the Beijing Municipal Higher People's Court in August 1984 as an assistant judge of the court's First Criminal Tribunal and a clerk of its Research Office. She then worked at the Higher People's Court as a tribunal clerk, assistant judge, researcher, judge, director of the research office, and member of the court's judicial committee until July 2001.[4]

She served as deputy president of the Beijing Municipal Higher People's Court from 2001 to 2007, president of the Beijing Municipal Second Intermediate People's Court from 2007 to 2010, and deputy president and deputy party secretary of the Beijing Municipal Higher People's Court from 2010 to 2011.[4]

In December 2011, she began serving on the Supreme People's Court as part of the court jury. She served as vice president of the Supreme People's Court from 2013 to 2017.[5] In March 2017, He was named a member of the Shaanxi provincial party standing committee and then in March 2018, she was named deputy party secretary of Shaanxi province.[6][7] He returned to Beijing in 2020 and served as executive vice president of the Supreme People's Court from 2020 to 2023.[2]

In February 2023, succeeding Tang Yijun, He was appointed as the Minister of Justice of China by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.[1]

References

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  2. ^ a b 界面 (2023-02-24). "贺荣已任中央政法委员会委员". news.sina.com.cn. Archived from the original on 2023-02-24. Retrieved 2023-02-24.
  3. ^ "贺荣任最高人民法院副院长(图/简历)---党建网". www.dangjian.com. Archived from the original on 2023-02-24. Retrieved 2023-02-24.
  4. ^ a b "贺荣任最高人民法院副院长(图/简历)--组织人事-人民网". People's Daily. Retrieved 2023-03-01.
  5. ^ "陕西新一届省委常委简历(书记娄勤俭 副书记胡和平、毛万春)". Economic Daily. 2017-05-11. Archived from the original on 2018-07-24. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  6. ^ "贺荣、庄长兴任陕西省委常委 郭永平、梁桂职务调整(简历)". Economic Daily. 2017-03-30. Archived from the original on 2020-07-31. Retrieved 2017-03-30.
  7. ^ "贺荣任陕西省纪委书记 庄长兴任省委宣传部部长". Sohu. 2017-03-29. Archived from the original on 2018-09-13. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
Party political offices Preceded byGuo Yongping [zh] Secretary of Shaanxi Discipline Inspection Committee 2017–2018 Succeeded byWang Xingning [zh] Preceded byMao Wanchun Deputy Communist Party Secretary of Shaanxi 2018–2020 Succeeded byHu Henghua Government offices New title Director of Shaanxi Provincial Supervision Commission 2018 Succeeded byWang Xingning [zh] Preceded byTang Yijun Minister of Justice 2023–present Incumbent Legal offices Preceded byShen Deyong Executive Vice President of the Supreme People's Court 2020–2023 Succeeded byDeng Xiuming [zh]