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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    'Two systems' means no compromise of judicial independence

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:57am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the city's judges. The rule of law as we know it in Hong Kong depends absolutely on judicial independence. This difference from the mainland is so fundamental to "two systems" ... for compromise over arrangements for the chief executive election in 2017. But if "two systems" is to mean anything there can be no compromise of judicial independence. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - white paper

    Hong Kong barristers hit out at Beijing’s white paper, vow to protect judicial independence

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 03:02pm by Stuart Lau, Gary Cheung and Tony Cheung

    ... independence Barristers hit out at Beijing's white paper Barristers have come out in strong defence of Hong Kong's judicial independence, a day after the central government published ... as Hong Kong residents," said Leung, a former justice secretary. The Basic Law states Hong Kong courts shall exercise judicial power independently and free from any interference, she noted. ...

  3. News - China Insider - JUSTICE

    Zhejiang judge remarks on openness of Bo Xilai trial

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 02:57pm by Chris Luo

    ... to endorse recent pledges for increased transparency in China’s judicial system. “Pushing for judicial transparency is essential to ultimately accomplishing social impartiality and justice … The more ... amid calls for courts at all levels to become more independent from the Communist Party. China’s Supreme People’s Court President Zhou Qiang last month ordered over 3,000 provincial and lower ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To protect China's environment, make its courts independent

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by DENNIS KWOK

    ... in place, there will never be adequate protection without a fair and independent judicial system operating under the rule of law. It is therefore my hope that, in addition to all the executive measures, the central government will also do its best to improve the independence of its judicial system and respect the rights of its citizens. Dennis Kwok Wing-hang is the functional constituency ...

  5. News - China

    Communist Party pledges to improve judicial independence, transparency- to a point

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 11:41pm by Angela Meng, Keith Zhai

    ... it pledged more independence for judges and prosecutors, and measures to "improve the protection of human rights in judicial procedures. "[The party] will explore ways to establish ... requested anonymity, said real judicial independence was not possible, as the plenum document "means that complete separation of the two entities is too unrealistic". Rocky Lee, Asia ...

  6. News - China

    China’s top court urges judicial independence, end to interference

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 07:22pm by Reuters

    ... allegiances, relationships and other extrajudicial disturbances “Resolutely implement the courts’ independent exercise of judicial authority based on constitutional principles, and resolutely resist ... Reuters in Beijing China must rid its courts of corruption and stop officials interfering in decisions, a paper on reforms by the top court said on Tuesday, referring to a judicial system ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Under rule of law, an independent judiciary answers to no political masters

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 06:05am by ANDREW LI

    ... Andrew Li Andrew Li says judicial independence goes beyond notions of patriotism, as judges are duty-bound to be fair. Hong Kong must remain vigilant to ensure the rule of law continues ... for me to enter the political arena to engage in this challenging discussion. What I wish to do is to reflect on the rule of law and judicial independence in Hong Kong today. The rule of law ...

  8. News - China - REFORM

    China moves to gives court judges more independence in bold reform move

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:39am by Keith Zhai

    ... governments Move to more independent courts China's top court has unveiled a roadmap for its five-year reform plan to boost judicial independence, giving judges more authority in rulings ... Such measures also aim to improve court officials' professionalism and independence. Another part of the reform is meant to address and remedy judicial errors, He also said he wanted to see lawyers ...

  9. News - China - JUDICIARY

    Experts say judicial independence would lead to political reform

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Report says judicial independence can be the first step towards political reform and should not be considered unique to capitalist countries Legal experts urge change to court system Mainland legal experts are calling on the new Communist Party leaders to implement reforms for judicial independence, saying it would be the first step towards ...

  10. News - China - NPC

    China vows to uphold judicial independence of Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:46pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Hong Kong’s judicial independence will not be affected, particularly on the matter of mainland mothers, a spokeswoman for the National People's Congress told the media ... "We should say that Hong Kong’s judicial independence will not be affected, because Article 158 of the Basic Law states that Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal has the right to ask the NPC ...




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