This frame grab taken from CCTV video shows Gu Kailai (2nd L), the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, being excorted into the court room for her murder trial in Hefei on August 9, 2012. Gu went on trial on August 9 accused of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood in a case that has rocked the Communist party as it gears up for a leadership change. AFP PHOTO / CCTV

Vaunted legal reform came up short in Gu Kailai case

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This frame grab taken from CCTV video shows Gu Kailai (2nd L), the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, being excorted into the court room for her murder trial in Hefei on August 9, 2012. Gu went on trial on August 9 accused of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood in a case that has rocked the Communist party as it gears up for a leadership change. AFP PHOTO / CCTV
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