Gladys Li

Electoral reform forum needs mandate of popular support

Gladys Li's 'Legal experts have every right to comment on political reform' (October, 30) typifies legalistic sophism, teemed with assertions that lack common sense.

Saturday, 3 November, 2007, 12:00am

Article 23 critics say blue bill ignores earlier assurances

Leading lawyers have accused the government of misleading the public, claiming that sweeping assurances promised by officials are missing from the national security bill gazetted yesterday.

The fresh criticism of the way the government has handled the consultation process came as different sectors of the community began to get to grips with the details.

15 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Humane and sensible policy can make 'queues' disappear

The proposals of the One Country Two Systems Research Institute on family reunion make good sense.

If a mainland spouse is allowed to come to the Hong Kong SAR on application after marriage to an SAR permanent resident without having to wait for upwards of five years, there will be no, or far fewer, additions to the current so-called queue of spouses awaiting reunion.

27 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Out of town and out of the picture

Was it a bit of crafty bureaucratic gerrymandering that prompted the Government to announce it would amend the bill currently passing through Legco in order to give solicitors advocacy rights in the courts - at the very time that the strongest opposition, including barrister and legislator Margaret Ng and Bar chairman Gladys Li are out of town?

25 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Limited view of unitary sovereignty concept

I am grateful to Paul Serfaty and Gladys Li for their valuable contribution to the debate on 'smooth transition' in 1997 and the Basic Law (letters, September 11 and 12, South China Morning Post).

According to Article 5 of the Joint Declaration (JD), the responsibility for a 'smooth transfer of government in 1997' is in the hands of the Sino-British Joint Liaison Group (JLG).

3 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Bar warns on reform plans

THE Judiciary's drive for greater efficiency came under fire yesterday when the chairman of the Bar warned it could lead to injustice.

Gladys Li QC called for caution when introducing new measures which might impede fair court hearings and damage open justice.

9 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Bickering at the Bar

URBANE barrister Alan Hoo has hit out at 'gossip mongers' who claim he is getting twitchy at the idea of an 'anti-China' lawyer chairing the Bar Association.

5 Jan 1995 - 12:00am