Chinese stance on Hong Kong mask ban ruling reignites legal fears

On Beijing's denunciation of the Hong Kong court judgment which ruled that the mask law was unconstitutional under the Basic Law, Progressive Lawyers Group's Wilson Leung told Financial Times that the statement is "shocking" and "takes it to a new low"

吳靄儀:「命運自主」打一場硬仗 不應過分依賴司法覆核

眾新聞和立場新聞聯合主辦「法治危機 — 這條路能怎樣走下去?」座談會,邀請立法會前法律界議員吳靄儀、大律師公會前主席李志喜、「法政匯思」召集人吳宗鑾擔任主講嘉賓。

Hong Kong woman arrested for allegedly insulting judiciary over Occupy police assault sentencing

The Equal Opportunities Commission, the Bar Association and the Progressive Lawyers’ Group have condemned the incident. “Any attack on anyone based on one’s ethnicity must not be tolerated. Not only is such [an] attack unwarranted, but it also undermines the role of Hong Kong as an international city,”

法官行為指引

常說香港的最後一度防線是一個獨立,能維護法治、捍衛人權和自由的司法機構。而當中最能直接向市民顯示出司法機構維護大家權利,大公無私之決心的,必以法官於法院及於判案時之表現為首。事實上,為了維持公眾人士對司法機構之信心,法官必須對其在庭內甚至庭外之行為嚴守至高的標準。

【法政匯絲】就算失望 不能絕望

一早回到辦公室,茶水間鬧哄哄的,大家都看着報紙的頭版。是誰又派花生,讓這裏洋溢着快樂的空氣?

This week, Beijing is putting Hong Kong’s judicial independence on the line

(Quartz) As the Hong Kong government takes to the courts to challenge the right of two pro-independence politicians to swear in as lawmakers in the city’s legislature, many are looking to the judiciary as the last line of defense against Beijing’s growing encroachment on Hong Kong’s autonomy.

Hong Kong judges under fire: Do critics want accountability ‘watchdogs’ or political rottweilers?

Hong Kong’s judges have frequently found themselves pilloried by political talking heads of late, and the past few weeks have been no exception.  Former ICAC Deputy Commissioner Tony Kwok Man-wai called on Internet users to “hunt down” the judge who granted bail to Hong Kong Indigenous leader Ray Wong Toi-yeung and dig up dirt on judges’ “relationships with pan-democratic parties.”