大律師指港法庭把關力有限

政府突然修訂《逃犯條例》,將原本未能與香港達成長期移交協議的中國大陸,容許以單次個案式移交,「明渡陳倉」開缺口的修例惹來法律界怒轟。法政匯思成員昨亦有上街遊行,直指修例後遺影響深遠,召集人大律師吳宗鑾強調一旦配合稍後《基本法》23條立法,港人有機會可能因為觸犯23條而被送返內地受審,呼籲巿民留意修例細節,「內地一日未有一個公平審訊、一日司法制度未完善,我哋都唔應該咁輕易將(引渡逃犯)門戶打開」。

Decline and fall? Progressive Lawyers Group plans new barometer to measure Hong Kong’s rule of law

Written in 2019, a report on Hong Kong’s rule of law may make for uncomfortable reading – but to the authors, it is also a reminder that there is much work to be done. Next month the Progressive Lawyers Group (PLG) will launch what it hopes will be an annual tradition: a record of major events affecting Hong Kong’s rule of law, paired with its own legal analysis and recommendations.