Hong Kong Police Get to Decide When to Take Data From Arrestees’ Phones

Hong Kong’s High Court dominated on Thursday that warrantless searches of arrestees’ cell telephones may go forward, so long as a full account of the search was made. The resolution overturned an October 2017 ruling in a case involving pro-democracy activists, which stated police may solely scan arrestees’ telephones in “exigent circumstances,” which means emergencies involving an imminent risk to the general public or to cops.

黃鶴鳴談刑事法和被捕人權利

我們的成員黃鶴鳴律師早前為港大學生會法律學會將會舉辦的一系列關於刑事法和被捕人權利的大學街站做簡報。

Hong Kong trainee solicitor asked by Dept. of Justice to explain online ‘hate speech’ against police

HONG KONG LAW & CRIME POLITICS & PROTEST Hong Kong trainee solicitor asked by Dept. of Justice to explain online ‘hate speech’ against police 22 August 2019 17:24 Holmes Chan4 min read Donate Hong Kong’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has demanded an explanation from a trainee solicitor regarding online comments where he told police officers and their families to die.

人大常委審刑法草案辱國歌可囚3年 律師:難效國旗法照抄引入香港

法政匯思成員黃鶴鳴接受《852郵報》查詢時表示,《國歌法》難和《國旗法》直接比較,因所有在港實行的刑事法律,用字都要十分清晰,以免市民誤墮法網,而《國旗法》規限的屬具體行為,如燒或剪爛,甚至倒插國旗等,但唱國歌則有所不同,例如以不同曲風演唱國歌、奏國歌時的神情肢體動是否算侮辱,都是含糊有待澄清之處,故不能《國旗法》直接類比《國旗法》。