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  • Hong Kong Law Society president resigns amid China democracy debate
    Hong Kong Law Society president resigns amid China democracy debate

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - The president of Hong Kong's Law Society resigned on Tuesday after a no-confidence vote exposed a growing determination by traditionally conservative lawyers to challenge perceived threats by Beijing to the business hub's ...

    Reuters | August 19, 2014 06:33
  • Many of Hong Kong's laws are ignored or enforced in arbitrary manner

    While researching Hong Kong's man-made waste and environmental problems, I have been shocked to discover the pervasive official state of lawlessness. One definition of anarchy is not a country without laws, but one with many laws that are ignored, ...

    South China Morning Post (subscription) | August 20, 2014 21:08
  • Hong Kong Law Society president quits after no-confidence vote over pro ...
    Hong Kong Law Society president quits after no-confidence vote over pro ...

    Protesters carrying a Taiwan flag jeer at pro-Beijing protesters during a march in the streets to demonstrate against a pro-democracy Occupy Central campaign in Hong Kong on Aug 17, 2014. The president of Hong Kong's Law Society resigned on Tuesday, ...

    The Straits Times | August 19, 2014 06:56
  • Hong Kong lawyers vote against Law Society president
    Hong Kong lawyers vote against Law Society president

    Hong Kong solicitors last night passed a vote of no confidence against the city's Law Society president Ambrose Lam following comments he made in June in support a controversial Beijing white paper. Approximately 1,000 Law Society members are thought ...

    Legal Week | August 15, 2014 02:45

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